Wireline telecom earnings in the second quarter of 2015

Telecom earnings 2015 second quarterThe second-quarter 2015 earnings reporting season has begun, and FierceTelecom is tracking how key players in the wireline telecom industry performed. Check here throughout the reporting season for updates on providers, vendors and integrators in this segment.

Also, our colleagues at FierceWireless and FierceCable are tracking the second-quarter results of the major players in the wireless industry. 

Finally, don't forget to look at our reports from Q1 2015, Q4 2014, Q3 2014, and Q2 2014.

July 18

América Móvil
Citing slow growth in Mexico and a "soft patch" for the U.S. economy at the start of the second quarter, America Movil saw its profits drop by 25.4 percent year over year to $895 million (14.05 billion pesos).
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- and the earnings release
- more America Movil news

July 21

Verizon (NYSE: VZ)
Verizon reported that while it continued to see an uptick in customers purchasing its 75 Mbps Quantum speed tiers, overall FiOS growth slowed during the second quarter of 2015.
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- more Verizon news

July 22

Driven by ongoing sales of its DTN-X and the emerging Cloud Xpress platforms, Infinera reported second-quarter revenues of $207.3 million, up sequentially from $186.9 million in the first quarter of 2015 and $165.4 million in the second-quarter of 2014.
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- see the earnings release
- listen to the earnings webcast (reg req.)
- more Infinera news

July 23

AT&T reported second-quarter consolidated revenues of $33 billion, up 1.4 percent year-over-year from second-quarter 2014 reflecting its Mexican acquisitions and pressure from foreign exchange and global hubbing exit. Revenues were up 2.2 percent when adjusting for the sale of the Connecticut wireline operations to Frontier in the fourth-quarter of 2014.
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- more AT&T news 

Juniper Networks
Juniper reported net revenues of $1.2 billion for the second-quarter, down 1 percent year-over-year but up 15 percent sequentially. Operating margin rose 10.5 percentage points from the same period a year ago.
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- see the earnings transcript (sub. req.) 
- more Juniper news

July 28

Calix reported that second-quarter revenue was $99.1 million, up 1.1 percent year-over-year from $98 million for the second quarter of 2014.
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- more Calix news

July 29

Level 3 Communications 
Level 3 reported that total company second-quarter revenue was $2.06 billion, up year-over-year from $2.03 billion on a pro forma basis.
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- more Level 3 news

July 30

Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU)
Alcatel-Lucent reported that revenue rose to $3.79 billion. It lowered net loss narrowed to $59 million in the quarter from $325 million a year earlier.
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- more Alcatel-Lucent news

Cincinnati Bell 
Cincinnati Bell reported that second-quarter 2015 consolidated revenue was $286 million, up $3 million year-over-year. Operating income for the quarter totaled $30 million and adjusted EBITDA equaled $75 million.
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- more Cincinnati Bell news 

July 31

Shenandoah Telecom 
Shentel reported that second-quarter carrier access and fiber revenue for the quarter was $10.2 million, a 5.3 percent increase from $9.6 million for the same quarter last year, due to growth in new fiber contracts driven mainly by the cable segment.
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- more Shentel news

TDS Telecom
Telephone and Data Systems reported total operating revenues of $1.28 billion for the second quarter of 2015, up year-over-year from $1.24 billion in the same period a year ago.
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- more TDS news

Aug. 3

Frontier Communications 
Broadband service overall continued to be a factor in the second quarter as the company added 29,200 net customers, up from the 17,100 it added in the first quarter of 2015. The telco ended the quarter with a total of 2.4 million broadband customers.
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- and details on its EIA service
- more Frontier news

Aug. 4

Speaking to investors during the second quarter earnings call, Joe Eazor, CEO of EarthLink, said that it continues to see good demand and sales traction for dark fiber in the carrier, enterprise and content provider segments.
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- more EarthLink news

Hawaiian Telcom 
Overall second quarter revenue was $96.2 million, down from $96.8 million in the second quarter of 2014.  The company said revenue growth in the quarter, which was driven by video, HSI, and data center and cloud services, was offset by the impact from a 6 percent decline in access lines and a $0.5 million decrease in wholesale carrier data revenue.
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- more Hawaiian Telcom news

Aug. 5

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL)
Driven mainly by an uptick in broadband Internet and Prism TV subscribers, along with select service price increases, strategic consumer revenues were $758 million, up 6.9 percent year-over-year from the second quarter 2014. Total consumer revenues remained flat year-over-year at $1.5 billion.
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FairPoint Communications
Ethernet continued to be a factor in FairPoint's second quarter 2015 earnings mix, contributing nearly $23.5 million of revenue or 11 percent of total revenue, up from $20.9 million or 9.3 percent of total revenue a year ago, as retail and wholesale Ethernet circuits grew 28 percent year-over-year.
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- more FairPoint news

Aug. 6

Consolidated Communications 
During the quarter, Consolidated added 2,300 new net consumer broadband subscribers. Consumer broadband revenue was $54 million up from $53.8 million in the same period a year ago.
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- more Consolidated news

Lumos Networks 
Second-quarter 2015 company operating revenues were $50.9 million, up from $50.1 million in the same period a year ago. For the full year 2015, the company reiterated its financial guidance with approximately $202 million in revenue, Adjusted EBITDA of approximately $92 million and capital expenditures of approximately $112 million.
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- more Lumos news

ILEC small business revenues in the second quarter were $108 million as it continues to invest in high-speed Internet capabilities to drive new broadband revenue growth.
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- more Windstream news

Sept. 3

Ciena reported that its fiscal third quarter 2015 income rose 19 percent to $23.6 million amidst a drop in revenue due to delays at a number of its large Tier 1 service provider customers. The company earnings were $602.9 million, down from $603.6 million from the same period a year ago.
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- more Ciena news

Sept. 18

Zayo Group
Momentum in Zayo's wireless backhaul continued to grow throughout the fiscal fourth quarter. As of the end of June, Zayo sold services to over 800 macro tower and small cell sites that leverage previous anchor fiber-to-the-tower (FTTT) network builds already in place.
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- more Zayo news

Wireline telecom earnings in the second quarter of 2015