Wireline telecom earnings in the first quarter of 2014

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The Q1 2014 earnings season has begun, and FierceTelecom is tracking how key players in the wireline telecom industry performed. Check here throughout the first-quarter reporting season for updates on providers, vendors and integrators in this segment.

Also, our colleagues at FierceWireless are tracking the Q1 results of the major players in the wireless segment. 

Finally, don't forget to look at our reports from Q4 2013, Q3 2013Q2 2013, and Q1 2013.

April 16

ADTRAN 
ADTRAN reported that first-quarter 2014 revenues rose 3 percent year-over-year to $147 million, with lower U.S. sales offset by a 50 percent increase in international sales.
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April 22

AT&T (NYSE:T)
AT&T's consumer wireline segment continues to be driven by U-verse growth and the first quarter of 2014 was no exception, with revenues growing 28.3 percent year-over-year to $3.5 billion.
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Juniper Networks 
Juniper reported that first-quarter 2014 revenue rose 10 percent year-over year-to $1.17 billion, slightly surpassing its expectations. The vendor initially forecast first-quarter revenue of $1.12 billion to $1.16 billion and adjusted gross margin of 64.0 percent plus or minus 0.5 percent.
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- more Juniper news

April 23

Infinera 
Infinera bucked the seasonal first-quarter optical industry decline trend, reporting that its first-quarter 2014 revenues were $142.8 million, up sequentially from $139.1 million in the fourth quarter of 2013 and $124.6 million in the first quarter of 2013.
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- more Infinera news

April 24

Verizon (NYSE:VZ)
Verizon reported that despite seeing a slowdown in overall customer additions due to weather issues in the Northeast, FiOS revenues still rose 15.5 percent to $3 billion.
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ADVA Optical Networking 
ADVA Optical Networking reported first-quarter 2014 revenues of $108 million, meeting the upper end of its guidance of $102 million to $109 million, up 1.4 percent year-over-year due to stronger enterprise business in the Americas and the EMEA regions.
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- more ADVA news

April 29

Calix 
Calix reported that its first-quarter 2014 revenues were $85.8 million, down 5.2 percent year-over-year from $90.5 million in the first quarter of 2013 due to what it said was a slower cycle of sales in the quarter.
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- more Calix news

Sprint (NYSE:S)
Sprint reported that its wireline revenues were $770 million, down sequentially and year-over-year from $859 million in the fourth quarter of 2013 and $893 million in the same period a year ago.
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April 30

Bell Aliant 
Bell Aliant continued to see the fruits of its FibreOP fiber to the home (FTTH)-based broadband and IPTV efforts pay off in the first quarter of 2014 as data revenues grew $22 million, or 8.6 percent, due to an uptick in Internet and TV customer adds.
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- more Bell Aliant news

Level 3 Communications 
Level 3's first-quarter 2014 earnings were driven again by Enterprise Core Network Services (CNS) revenue, which rose 11 percent year-over-year to $962 million.
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May 1

Consolidated Communications 
Consolidated Communications reported that a 21 percent rise in Metro Ethernet revenue drove up overall first-quarter 2014 data, video and Internet services revenue to $68.2 million.
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HickoryTech 
HickoryTech reported that its fiber and data segment was once again the shining star, with revenues rising 6 percent year-over-year to $17.7 million due to an increase in high capacity fiber and data sales to both retail businesses and wholesale carrier customers.
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- more HickoryTech news

May 2

Shentel 
Shentel reported that its first-quarter 2014 fiber lease revenue was $8.1 million, up year-over-year from $6.5 million in the same period a year ago. Out of that mix, the telco reported $4.2 million in affiliate and $3.9 million in non-affiliate fiber lease revenue.
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- more Shentel news

TDS Telecom 
TDS Telecom's One Neck IT Solutions subsidiary, which provides managed IT services and colocation, reported that revenues rose 77 percent to $63.1 million, up year-over-year from $28 million the same period a year ago.
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- more TDS news

May 5

EarthLink 
EarthLink reported that it narrowed its business service revenue losses to 4.3 percent to report a total of $234.3 million in revenues as its sales team made progress with extending the contracts with existing customers. This was an improvement over the 7.0 percent year-over-year decline the service provider reported in the fourth quarter of 2013.
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FairPoint Communications 
FairPoint reported that Ethernet service revenues contributed about $19.9 million in revenue in the first quarter of 2014, up from $14.9 million a year ago, as retail and wholesale circuits grew 56.6 percent year-over-year.
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- more FairPoint news

May 6

Bell Canada 
Fiber-to-the-home-based IPTV service Fibe TV helped Bell Canada offset ongoing declines in its traditional wireline business in the first quarter.
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- more Bell Canada news

Frontier Communications 
Frontier continued to see its residential broadband customer base soar in the first quarter as it added 37,200 new subscribers, ending the period with a total of 1.9 million customers.
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May 7

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL)
CenturyLink reported that strategic business services continued to be a key revenue driver in the first quarter of 2014, rising 6.7 percent year-over-year to $655 million due to gains in MPLS and Ethernet services.
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Hawaiian Telcom 
Hawaiian Telcom continued to ramp up its IPTV service, adding approximately 8,600 subscribers to offset ongoing declines in its legacy consumer POTS voice business.
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Lumos Networks 
Lumos Networks reported that its fiber to the cell site (FTTC) business continued to perform well in the first quarter of 2014 as the telco added 633 sites, representing a year-over-year increase in total FTTC sites of 56 percent.
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- more Lumos news

May 8

Cincinnati Bell 
Cincinnati Bell's Fioptics fiber-based broadband continued its successful run in the first quarter of 2014 as revenues rose 43 percent year-over-year to $31 million.
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tw telecom
tw telecom reported that first-quarter 2014 revenue rose 7.1 percent year-over-year to $408.3 million due to ongoing growth in its enterprise and data and Internet segments.
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Windstream 
Windstream reported that its business service segment revenues remained flat year-over-year at $748 million, but the company is confident that a new marketing program and pricing initiatives will drive improved business revenue trends.
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May 9

Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE:ALU)
Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU) reported that its first-quarter core networking revenue rose 6.9 percent to $1.8 billion due to strong IP routing and transport equipment results.
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Zayo Group
Zayo reported that fiscal third-quarter revenue was $278 million, up 6 percent sequentially due to a mix of organic growth related to new customer installations and acquisition-related growth.
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May 13

MTS 
Manitoba Telecommunications Systems (MTS) reported that broadband Internet services were a key revenue driver in the first quarter, rising $2.6 million to $28 million due to a 7.2 percent increase in its subscriber base and average revenue per user (ARPU) growth.
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May 15

Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO)
Cisco reported that while the service provider segment is improving, weak demand for its products drove orders down 5 percent year-over-year in fiscal third-quarter 2014.
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June 5

Ciena 
Ciena reported that fiscal second-quarter revenue rose 10 percent to $560 million, up from $508 million in the fiscal second quarter of 2013, due to an uptick in packet optical and packet networking revenues.
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