Wireline telecom earnings in the fourth quarter of 2013

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The Q4 2013 earnings season has begun, and FierceTelecom is tracking how key players in the wireline telecom industry performed. Check here throughout the fourth-quarter reporting season for updates on providers, vendors and integrators in this segment.

Also, our colleagues at FierceWireless are tracking the Q4 results of the major players in the wireless segment. 

Finally, don't forget to look at our reports from Q3 2013Q2 2013Q1 2013, and Q4 2012.

Jan. 21

Verizon (NYSE: VZ)
Verizon's fourth-quarter wireline segment success was again driven by FiOS, where revenues rose 14.9 percent year-over-year to almost $2.8 billion as more customers purchased higher speed broadband tiers.  
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- more Verizon news

Jan. 22

ADTRAN (Nasdaq: ADTN)
ADTRAN reported in the fourth quarter 2013 that an increase in broadband access and optical product sales contributed to $159 million in revenue in the quarter, up year-over-year from $139.7 million in Q4 2012.
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- more ADTRAN news

Jan. 23

Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR)
Juniper Networks reported that fourth-quarter 2013 earnings rose 12 percent year-over-year to $1.3 billion, slightly beating its guidance of $1.20 billion to $1.23 billion due to a rise in service provider and enterprise sales.
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- more Juniper news

Jan. 28

AT&T (NYSE: T)
AT&T's wireline story in Q4 2013 was led by U-verse, where revenues grew 27.9 percent year-over-year and were up 7.0 percent sequentially over Q3 2013 as subscribers topped the 10.7 million mark.
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- more AT&T news

Jan. 29

Infinera (Nasdaq: INFN)
Infinera credited growing acceptance of its flagship DTN-X optical platform by more service providers as a key factor of its revenue growing 24 percent year-over-year from $128.1 million in the same period a year ago.
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- more Infinera news

Jan. 31

BT (NYSE: BT)
BT's fiber broadband customers reached the 1.9 million mark, up 14 percent, after adding 228,000 net retail customers in its third quarter. The telco now passes over 18 million U.K. premises with its fiber-based broadband network.
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- more BT news

Feb. 4

Bell Aliant (Toronto: BA-UN.TO)
Bell Aliant's Fiber to the Home (FTTH) FibreOP subscriber base topped 185,000 during the fourth quarter as it added 18,000 fiber-based Internet customers.
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- more Bell Aliant news

Feb. 5

Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT)
Level 3 Communications reported that its Core Network Services (CNS) revenues continued to be a big factor in its Q4 2013 earnings, rising 4.1 percent year-over-year to $1.4 billion.
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- more Level 3 news

Feb. 6

Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU)
Alcatel-Lucent's IP routing results were a bit of a mixed bag in the fourth quarter, declining 5.2 percent year-over-year to $754 million while segment sales grew 10.3 percent for the full year 2013.
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- and the earnings release
- more Alcatel-Lucent news

Zayo Group
Zayo reported that its fiscal quarter revenue grew 14 percent year-on-year to $273.6 million due to organic growth and acquisitions of other regional fiber-based providers throughout the past year.
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- more Zayo news

Feb. 7

Bell Canada (NYSE: BCE)
Bell Canada doubled the amount of net broadband customer additions, adding 15,690 subscribers during the fourth quarter, up from the 7,269 customers it added in the fourth quarter of 2012.
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- more Bell Canada news

Feb. 11

Calix (NYSE: CALX)
Calix's fourth-quarter 2013 revenue rose 3 percent year-over-year to $94 million, up from $91.4 million in the fourth quarter of 2012 and meeting the preliminary results it revealed in January.
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- more Calix news

Sprint (NYSE: S)
Sprint's wireline revenues were a bit of a mixed bag in the fourth quarter of 2013, rising to $859 million sequentially but down year-over-over year from $949 million in the same period a year ago. During the quarter, Sprint saw sequential increases in voice, data and Internet revenues.
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- more Sprint news

Feb. 12

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL)
CenturyLink reported that despite a strong uptick in both broadband and video services, fourth-quarter 2013 revenues declined 0.4 percent to $4.1 billion.
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Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO)
Cisco reported that its fiscal second-quarter revenue dropped 7.8 percent year-over-year to $11.2 billion due to a drop in sales in all of its geographic regions and product groups.
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- more Cisco news

tw telecom (Nasdaq: TWTC)
tw telecom reported that fourth-quarter revenues rose 5.9 percent to $400 million due to strong enterprise service growth, but it foresees some rocky spending patterns taking place in 2014.
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- see this earnings release
- more tw telecom news

Feb. 20

ADVA Optical Networking (XETRA: ADV.DE)
ADVA Optical Networking reported that while fourth-quarter 2013 revenues dropped 5 percent to $105 million, they were at the upper end of its guidance of between $97.4 million and $104 million.
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- more ADVA news

EarthLink (Nasdaq: ELNK)
EarthLink reported that revenue in the fourth quarter of 2013 was $301.8 million, down from $329 million a year ago due to what it said was "lumpiness" from the timing of non-recurring settlements. Revenue was $1.24 billion for the full year 2013.
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- more EarthLink news

Cincinnati Bell (NYSE: CBB)
Cincinnati Bell reported that its fiber-based products were once again a major factor in its fourth-quarter 2013 earnings, with Fioptics revenues rising 49 percent year-over-year to $29 million.
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Feb. 24

Frontier Communications (Nasdaq: FTR)
Frontier Communications continues to grow its broadband customer base, signing up nearly 28,000 new subscribers in the fourth quarter of 2013 to reach a total of 1.9 million as of the end of December.
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- more Frontier news

Feb. 25

Lumos Networks (Nasdaq: LMOS)
Lumos Networks reported that fourth-quarter 2013 strategic data services sales to both businesses and wholesale customers drove up data revenues 11.3 percent to $31.2 million and now make up 61 percent of its total revenue.
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- more Lumos news

Feb. 26

TDS Telecom (NYSE: TDS)
TDS Telecom reported that its fourth-quarter 2013 revenue rose 23 percent year-over-year to $272 million with increases in commercial managedIP  customers and IPTV subscriptions.
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- more TDS news

Feb. 27 

Consolidated Communications (Nasdaq: CNSL)
Consolidated Communications reported that fourth-quarter 2013 revenues declined year-over-year to $148 million as increases in data and video revenues were more than offset by declines in subsidies and network access revenues.
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- more Consolidated news

Windstream (Nasdaq: WIN)
Windstream continues to see the fruits of business service labor pay off as the company reported that the segment's revenues in the fourth quarter of 2013 rose $4 million sequentially to $920 million.
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- more Windstream news

Feb. 28

Shentel (Nasdaq: SHEN)
Shentel continued to see strong wireline fiber lease sales as affiliate and non-affiliate revenue rose collectively year-over-year to $21.8 million, up from $21.2 million in the fourth quarter of 2012.
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- more Shentel news

March. 3

HickoryTech (Nasdaq: HTCO)
HickoryTech's fiber and data revenue continued to operate well in the fourth quarter of 2013 as revenues rose 5 percent to $17.3 million due to 7 percent growth in business revenue and a 3 percent increase in wholesale revenue.
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- more HickoryTech news

March. 5

FairPoint Communications (Nasdaq: FRP)
FairPoint reported that during the fourth quarter of 2013, it achieved what it said was positive momentum for its growth-oriented services, particularly data and broadband Internet services like Ethernet, which rose 13 percent to $42 million.
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- more FairPoint news

March. 6 

Ciena (Nasdaq: CIEN)
Ciena reported that fiscal year first-quarter revenues rose 18 percent year to $533.7 million, up from $453.1 million for the fiscal first quarter of 2013.
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- more Ciena news

March. 13

Hawaiian Telcom (Nasdaq: HCOM)
Hawaiian Telcom's (Nasdaq: HCOM) fourth-quarter 2013 consumer revenue climbed 4 percent to $36.4 million as the company reported ongoing gains in both broadband and its emerging IPTV product.
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