Grading the top 13 wireline service providers in Q2 2013

Q2 2013 earnings wrapWith the second quarter 2013 earnings season now complete, FierceTelecom is taking a look at the results of the top U.S. ILECs.

In this report, we break down the numbers in our quarterly chart, which summarizes how the top 13 ILECs performed in terms of revenue, access line losses, and subscriber additions.

And don't forget to see how these figures stack up against the first quarter of 2013, fourth quarter of 2012, third quarter 2012, and second quarter 2012.

Also, take a few minutes to review our earnings summary for the wireline industry in the second quarter of 2013. It's an opportunity to scan the results of 35 of the most influential wireline service providers and vendors in this segment, with links to complete coverage of each company. And, as the Q3 season begins, tune in again for coverage of all of the earnings action here at FierceTelecom.

Take a look at the metrics below to see which of the top 13 ILEC service providers slipped and which managed to rise. (Image source: iStockPhoto)

Q2 2013 Roundup--Top ILECs

Carrier 

Total Revenue

Access Lines Q2

Access Lines Q1

Broadband Adds

Total Wireline Broadband Subs

Video Adds

M&A

AT&T
 

$32.1B

30.2M

31.1M

641,000 U-verse; lost 61,000 DSL

9.1M

233,000  U-verse TV 

N/A

Verizon

$29.8B

21.8M

22.2M

161,000 FiOS Internet

8.94M

140,000  FiOS Video 

N/A

CenturyLink

$4.3B

13.3M

13.6M

Lost 8,400 subscribers

5.9M

12,200 Prism TV subs

Integrating Qwest, Embarq, Savvis assets

Windstream

$1.51B

1.78M

1.81M

7,305 customers

1.7 million

satellite subs

N/A

Frontier

$1.19B

Not reported

Not reported

29,500 DSL

1.8M

15,219 Dish Network*

N/A

FairPoint
 

$235M

912,678

926,015

2,538 DSL

332,620

Not reported

N/A

TDS Telecom

$223.4M

342,200 residential ILEC access lines

345,500

Lost 400 residential DSL subs

224,500

1,500 IPTV subs

Completed purchase of Baja Broadband

Cincinnati Bell

 $312M

550,000

561,400

Added 6,100 Fioptics subs; lost 4,600 legacy DSL subs

 261,700 DSL & Fioptics

5,600 Fioptics

Cyrus One IPO

Consolidated Communi-cations

$151.6M

262,581

274,363

2,956

251,306

109,083

Converting SureWest billing systems

Hawaiian Telcom

$97M

394,412

400,364

3,716

89,700

 7,200

Integrating Wavecom assets

Shentel

$77.5M

22,419

22,200

12,600 DSL

12,600

 62,737 (cable video)

N/A

Lumos Networks

$52.3M
 

132,318

136,338

497

42,607

101

N/A

HickoryTech

 $47.1M

41,124

41,760

1,174

20,538

891

Integrated IdeaOne

* excludes the loss of 203,100 DirecTV subscribers in the third quarter of 2012

 

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