Canadian wireline telcos' Q1 2010 performance summary

Now that the first quarter earnings season has officially wrapped, we thought we would check on how the major Canadian wireline operators fared in Q1 2010.

The following is a summary of the earnings of the Tier 1 Canadian wireline service providers.

You can also click here or below to look at the Canadian providers' performance metrics.


Bell Canada
Bell Canada (NYSE: BCE) may have suffered the local and long-distance voice losses that every traditional operator faced in Q1 2010, but strong gains in its retail chain The Source and TV growth drove up the service provider's wireline results 2.5 percent to $2.58 billion.
--see the FierceTelecom article here
--see the earnings release
--Current stock information


Telus
While Telus (T.TO) saw its first quarter net profits drop 17 percent and revenue remained flat, the results surpassed analyst estimates.
--see the FierceTelecom article here
--earnings release
--Current stock information

Bell Aliant
There's not a whole lot of surprises with Canadian service provider Bell Aliant's (TSX: BA.UN) Q1 2010 results. Mirroring similar trends seen by U.S.-based ILECs, Bell Aliant reported that consolidated revenue declined 4.9 percent year-on-year to $765 million.
--see the FierceTelecom article here
--earnings release
--Current stock information

Canadian wireline telcos' Q1 2010 performance summary
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