Grading the top 10 wireline service providers in Q2 2011

Wireline in Q2 2011The following table provides a quick roundup of how the top U.S. wireline service providers performed in the second quarter of 2011 according to access line loss, broadband and video growth. It also lists ongoing activity such as mergers and acquisitions that can affect quarterly performance.

Be sure to take a look at our Q2 2011 earnings summary, which includes more details on each provider's performance in the second quarter of 2011. Or, click on a company's linked title to go to its earnings report for the quarter.

Don't forget to see how these figures stack up against the performance of the Q1 2011, Q4 2010, and Q3 2010 results.

Top 10 Wireline Service Providers, Q2 2011
Tier 1-2 ILECs Revenues Total Access Lines Q2 Total Access Lines Q1 Broad-
band Adds
Total Wireline Broad-
band
Video Adds M&A
AT&T $31.5 billion 42.5 million 43.1 million 439,000 U-verse HSI 16.5 million 202,000 n/a
Verizon $27.5 billion 24.9 million 25.5 million 62,000 8.6 million 184,000 FiOS TV completed Terremark acquisition
CenturyLink $4.4 billion 15.1 million (due to Qwest acquisition) 6.39 million 12,000 5.3 milion does not break out video completed Qwest, Savvis acquisitions
Frontier $1.3 billion 5.4 million 5.61 million 7,400 1.7 million 7,800 (lost 13,700 FiOS video customers) continuing with Verizon line integration
Windstream 1.03 billion 3.26 million 3.3 million 4,800 1.34 million 3,500 proposed deal for PAETEC
FairPoint $262.6 million 1. 0 million 1.1 million 7,600 305,000
n/a
TDS Telecom $1.4 billion 500,500 501,200 3,900

235,600

does not break out numbers struck deal for IT service company OneNeck
Cincinnati Bell $368 million 650,600 663,600 257,900 258,500 3,000 n/a
NTELOS $154.5 million 162,050 164,644 (incl. RLEC & new CLEC lines from FiberNet) 321 33,774 155 Completed FiberNet acquisition
SureWest $61 million 101,500 102,900 300 75,900 8,600 n/a

For more:
- see all related second quarter earnings news for wireline
- FierceWireless grades the top 10 U.S. wireless carriers in Q2 2011

Grading the top 10 wireline service providers in Q2 2011
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