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Finally, all mentions of EBITDA on this call reference adjusted EBITDA as defined in our press release where listeners may find definitions and reconciliations for all non-GAAP measures discussed today.And all mentions of retail cash contribution represent retail revenue, less cost of goods and services sold to retail customers, general and administrative expenses, such as customer care, bad debt and sales and marketing expenses and CapEx related to leased CPE under our original retail model. I will now turn the call over to Erik Prusch. Erik E. Prusch Thank you, Alice. Good afternoon. Before I update you on our progress in the second quarter, I'd like to take a moment to provide some prospective on recent events. During the second quarter, we continued to see notable spectrum activity on the part of several carriers in various forms, including swaps, regional or individual market tuck-in acquisitions and efforts to make impaired spectrum more usable.