Grading the top 13 ILECs in Q1 2014

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With the first quarter 2014 earnings season now complete, FierceTelecom is taking a look at the results of the top U.S. ILECs.

In this report, we break down the numbers in our quarterly chart, which summarizes how the top 13 ILECs performed in terms of revenue, access line losses, and subscriber additions.

And don't forget to see how these figures stack up against previous quarters: the fourth quarter 2013third quarter 2013second quarter of 2013first quarter of 2013fourth quarter of 2012third quarter 2012, and second quarter 2012.

Also, take a few minutes to review our earnings summary for the wireline industry in the first quarter of 2014. It's an opportunity to scan the results of 35 of the most influential wireline service providers and vendors in this segment, with links to complete coverage of each company. And, when the Q2 season begins, tune in again for coverage of all of the earnings action here at FierceTelecom.

Take a look at the metrics below to see which of the top 13 ILEC service providers slipped and which managed to rise. 

Q1  2014 Roundup--Top ILECs

Carrier

Total revenue

Access lines Q1

Broadband
adds

Total
wireline
broadband
subs

Video
adds

AT&T

$32.5B

27.7M

634,000
U-verse

78,000

201,000
U-verse TV

Verizon

$30.8B

20.7M

98,000
FiOS
Internet

*16,000 net
broadband
subs

57,000
FiOS Video

CenturyLink

$4.11B

12.9M

66,000

6.1M

24,000
Prism TV

Windstream

$1.5B

1.7M

-35,500

1.17M

-23,000
satellite
customers

Frontier

$1.15B

Not reported

37,200

1.9M

5,000
Dish
Network


FairPoint

$231M

863,410

1,772

331,538

Not
reported

TDS Telecom

$1.2B

348,700

2,000

26,600
telco and
63,000 cable
subs

2,100
IPTV

Cincinnati Bell

$323M

518,800

5,900
new
Fioptics
broadband

270,000

3,300
Fioptics
Entertainment

Consolidated Communications

$149.6M

 254,061

7,910

 258,244

3,313
IPTV
subs

Hawaiian Telcom

$97.1M

378,650

49

111,769

8,600
IPTV


Shentel

$8.6M 

21,955

100

12,700

6,738
cable video

Lumos Networks

$50.1M

28,381 RLEC lines

Not reported

46,857

39
TV subs

HickoryTech

$44.2M

39,055

789

21, 179

117
TV subs

Source: Carrier reports
* FiOS adds offset DSL losses