Grading the top 13 wireline service providers in Q1 2013

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Top ILECs Q1 2013How did the top incumbent local exchange carriers fare in the first quarter of 2013? We break down the numbers in our quarterly chart, which summarizes how the top 13 ILECs performed in terms of revenue, access lines, and subscriber additions.

With the first quarter 2013 earnings season complete, FierceTelecom is taking a look at the results of the top ILECs.

Also, take a few minutes to review our earnings summary for the wireline industry in the first quarter of 2013. 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, as 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. (Image source: iStockPhoto)

Q1 2013 Roundup--Top ILECs

Carrier 

Revenue

Access Lines Q1

Access Lines Q4

Broadband Adds

Total Wireline Broadband Subs

Video Adds

M&A

AT&T
 

$31.4 billion

31.1 million

34.7 million

731,000 U-verse; 124,000 broadband

8.4 million

232,000 U-verse TV 

N/A

Verizon

$29.4 billion

22.2 million

22.5 million

188,000 FiOS Internet

8.9 million

169,000 FiOS Video 

N/A

CenturyLink

 $4.51 billion

13.6 million

13.7 million

66,700

5.9 million

13,400 Prism TV subs

Integrating Qwest, Embarq, Savvis assets

Windstream

$1.5 billion

1.81 million

1.84 million

lost 8,600 customers

1.21 million

Lost 5,000 satellite subs

N/A

Frontier
 

$1.21 billion

Not reported

Not reported

28,177 DSL

1.8 million 

18,300 Dish Network  subss

N/A

FairPoint
 

$235 million

926,015

944,986

5,105

330,082

Not reported

N/A

TDS Telecom
 

$217 million

345,500

350,100

200

221,900

1,100

N/A

Cincinnati Bell

 $326 million

561,400

573,900

800

260,000 (DSL & Fioptics)

57,600 Fioptics

Cyrus One IPO

Consolidated
 

$156.3 million

127,866*

129,729

2,717

250,350

1,338

Converting SureWest billing systems

Hawaiian Telcom

$96 million

400,364

408,883

3,946

89,500

1,800

Integrating Wavecom assets

Shentel
 

$76 million

22,200

22,300

193 DSL

12,665

61,257 (cable video)

N/A

Lumos Networks

$52.5 million
 

136,338

141,464

51

42,110

117

N/A

HickoryTech

 

 $44.8 million

41,760

45,633

876

20,327

10,910

Integrated IdeaOne

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