Chart: Top 10 ILECs' Q3 2012 performance

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How did the top incumbent local exchange carriers (ILECs) fare in the third quarter of 2012? We break down the numbers in the chart below.

Q3 2012 Roundup--Top ILECs

Carrier 

Revenue

Access Lines Q3

Access Lines Q2

Broad-
band Adds

Total Wireline Broad-
band

Video Adds

M&A

AT&T

$31.5B

31.9M

36.8M

Added 613,000 U-verse, but DSL declined to 0.5%

16.4M

200,000 U-verse TV

N/A

Verizon

$29B

22.8M

23.3M

136,000 FiOS Internet

8.8M

119,000 FiOS TV

N/A

CenturyLink

$4.57B

reduced line loss by 22%

narrowed landline losses to 6.1%

44,000 (enabled 310,000 living units with FTTN)

5.8M

10,000 Prism IPTV subs

Integrating Qwest, Embarq, Savvis assets

Frontier 

$1.25B

4.9M

5.07M

1,000

1.78M

added 27,300 satellite TV customers; lost 4,100 FiOS video customers

N/A

Windstream

$1.55B

1.87M

1.88M

 4,800 new DSL customers

1.34M

added 3,500 new satellite video subscribers

N/A

FairPoint

$242.1M

974,320

995, 297

17,751 DSL customers

322,551 broadband

Not reported

N/A

Cincinnati Bell

$368M

585,800

598,500

5,000 new Fioptics HS Internet; lost 2,700 DSL subs

260,100

4,700 Fioptics

Filed papers for Cyrus One IPO

TDS Telecom

$1.37B  (TDS parent)

355,800 (residential access lines)

360,100

223,100

222,400

1,100 IPTV customers

N/A

Hawaiian Telcom

$96.6M

398,048

402,735

3,868 year-over-year

105,844 (includes business & wholesale)

470 year-over-year

Continue integration of Wavecom Solutions

Consolidated Communications

$157M

270,960 traditional ILEC access lines &131,457 CLEC lines*

225,025

13,671

246,817

7,144 IPTV

Integrating SureWest assets

Lumos Networks

 $52M

144,417

147,202

3,040

40,401

198

N/A


HickoryTech

$45.8M

43,261

43,973

2

19,751

Lost 162 video subs

Integrated IdeaOne

Shenandoah

$72.9M

22,500 ILEC lines & 8,842 cable voice RGUs

22,670 (ILEC lines) &  11,849 (cable voice RGUs)

Lost 4,736 cable broadband RGUs

35,100 (DSL) & 35,651 (cable modem RGUs)

3,653 cable video subs

N/A


* Increase in Consolidated's access lines reflect gains from SureWest acquisition.

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