The following chart provides a summary of how the top U.S. wireline service providers performed in Q1 2010 according to access lines lost, broadband and video growth.
Be sure to take a look at our Q1 earnings page.
Don't forget to see how these figures stack up against the performance of the Tier 1 telcos in Q3 and Q4 2009. Finally, check out the performance of the Tier 2 telcos in Q3 and Q4 09.
|Tier 1 / Tier 2 telcos: Q1 2010 performance|
|Tier 1 ILECs||Q1 net income||Access lines lost||Total access lines||Broadband
|AT&T||$2.48 billion||8,989 (since Q1 09)||48.1 million||255,000||231,000|
|Verizon||$2.28 billion||388,000||31.8 million||185,000||168,000|
|Qwest||$2.97 billion||166,000||5.5 million||40,000||11,000
|Tier 2 ILECs|
|CenturyLink||$1.8 billion||126,000||6.9 million||70,000||33,000
|Frontier||$43 million||16,845||1.32 million||8,113||2,814
|Windstream||$848 million||12,700||1.95 million||34,300||34,300
Business, consumer IP help lift AT&T's Q1 wireline results
Verizon's Q1 earnings down, but business services show signs of life
Qwest Q1 2010: A story of slow broadband growth, falling revenues
CenturyLink: Broadband, lower line loss help soothe Q1 revenue pains
Frontier Communications' net income up, but broadband, video growth slow
Windstream Q1: broadband up, line loss declines