As the wireline segment of the telecom industry continues to evolve, so has the pay of its ranking executives, and this year was no different. In our new feature, 15 highest paid CEOs in wireline in 2013 , we chronicle the salaries and compensation of the highest-paid individuals in our coverage segment.
Hawaiian Telcom saw in the first quarter that its focus on growing broadband and IPTV helped drive up Q1 2013 revenues 2 percent to $96 million.
Who are the highest paid CEOs in the wireline segment of the telecom industry? FierceTelecom examines the salary and compensation rates of chief executives at 15 publicly traded service providers. (Image source: iStockPhoto )
Shenandoah Telecommunications reported that first-quarter 2013 revenues jumped 10.4 percent to $76 million with increases in both wireline DSL subscribers and cable RGU counts.
TDS Telecom, the wireline subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, reported that first-quarter 2013 results rose to $217 million as it expanded its TDS TV service to more residential customers and new sales of its managed IP products to business customers.
CenturyLink is catering to the sports fanatics who subscribe to its Prism IPTV offering by signing a multiyear carriage agreement with Universal Sports that will enable the carrier to offer new sports content in nine markets, including Las Vegas, Phoenix, central North Carolina and southwest Florida.
Lumos Networks' continued expansion into IP-based business and wholesale services, particularly fiber to the tower services for wireless operators, drove up Q1 2013 revenues year-over-year to $52.5 million.
Fibre Channel is still the technology of choice for data center operators, despite the emergence of Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE), an Infonetics Research report says.
Google Fiber on Thursday said that it is extending its fiber to the home service into Shawnee, Kan., where it will take on established telcos AT&T and Verizon.
EarthLink's movement into the business market was evident in the first quarter of 2013 as the CLEC's business services growth helped it hold revenue at $320 million.