Wireline telecom earnings in the third quarter of 2013

All about the BenjaminsThe Q3 2013 earnings season has begun, and FierceTelecom is tracking how key players in the wireline telecom industry performed. Check here throughout the third-quarter reporting season for updates on providers, vendors and integrators in this segment.

Also, our colleagues at FierceWireless are tracking the Q3 results of the major players in the wireless segment. 

Finally, don't forget to look at our reports from Q2 2013, Q1 2013, Q4 2012, and Q3 2012.

Oct. 9

ADTRAN (Nasdaq: ADTN)
Networking and communications equipment provider ADTRAN reported third quarter income of $16.21 million, a 75 percent jump over the $9.27 million the company earned in the same period a year ago.
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Oct.17

Verizon (NYSE: VZ)
Verizon's Q3 2013 FiOS broadband revenues rose 13.4 percent to $2.8 billion during a quarter that's normally known for seasonal broadband net subscriber losses.
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Oct. 22

Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR)
Juniper Networks reported that third quarter 2013 earnings rose 6 percent to $1.2 billion due to an uptick in service provider router sales, but the networking industry's movement to software-based systems is driving the vendor to slash 3 percent of its workforce.
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Oct. 23

ADVA Optical Networking (XETRA: ADV.DE)
Revenues rose 0.9 percent sequentially to €79.1 million ($109.1 million), meeting ADVA's quarterly guidance between €76 million ($105 million) to €81 million ($112 million). But a "disappointingly" developing optical market impacted its outlook for the rest of the year.
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America Movil (NYSE: AMX)
Brazil is one of America Movil's fastest growing wireline markets, the operator reported, as it added 1.1 million wireline pay-TV and broadband customer revenue generating units (RGUs) in the third quarter. As of the end of September, the Brazil unit had a total of 31.9 million RGUs, up 11.5 percent vs. the end of 2012. America Movil's total revenues increased 0.7 percent to 194.2 billion pesos ($15.07 billion) in the quarter.
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AT&T (NYSE: T)
AT&T's wireline revenue continues to benefit from the growth of U-verse, and the third quarter was no different. Driven by an uptick in both residential and SMB subscribers, Q3 2013 U-verse revenue rose 28.1 percent to $3.1 billion. In addition, U-verse achieved its first month of $1 billion in revenue.
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Infinera (Nasdaq: INFN)
Third-quarter revenues for Infinera rose 3 percent sequentially to $142.2 million due to ongoing adoption of its DTN-X optical platform. The company's gross margin rose to 48 percent from 37 percent. During the quarter, the vendor said it received purchase commitments from five new customers, including two new ones. This brings its total DTN-X service provider customer base to 39.
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Oct. 29

Calix (NYSE: CALX)
Revenue for Calix rose 27 percent to $103.6 million, up from $81.3 million in Q3 2012 due to an uptick in its Unified Access portfolio products to both domestic and international service provider customers. For the fourth quarter, the vendor issued a more conservative outlook with a revenue range of between $97 million and $103 million and gross margin of 46 percent and 47 percent.
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Oct. 30

Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT)
Core Networking Services revenues of $1.4 billion in the third quarter helped narrow the service provider's losses to just $24 million, a significant improvement from its year-ago losses of $166 milion.
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Sprint (NYSE: S)
The carrier's wireline revenues of $875 million were driven by sequential increases in both Internet and voice segments. During the quarter, Internet revenues were $420 million, up from $373 million in Q2 2013, while voice revenues were $375 million, an increase over $333 million in the previous quarter.
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Oct. 31

Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU)
Alcatel-Lucent's IP routing division continues to be the shining star in the company's portfolio, rising 7 percent year-over-year to $789.2 million. IP division growth is being driven by sales in both the Asia Pacific and EMEA regions. Asia Pacific, in particular, grew almost 50 percent year-over-year.
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Bell Aliant (Toronto: BA-UN.TO)
Bell Aliant's IPTV service continues to be a major growth engine as Q3 revenue grew 56 percent year-over-year to $11.5 million with the addition of 19,300 new FibreOP TV customers.
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Lumos Networks (Nasdaq: LMOS)
Lumos reported that while its Q3 2013 revenues declined sequentially to $51.6 million from $52.3 million, it saw an uptick in both carrier and enterprise data revenues, which rose to $15.4 million and $10.2 million, respectively, due to strong demand from wireless operators for backhaul services and large enterprise customers.
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Nov. 1

Shentel (Nasdaq: SHEN)
Shentel reported that operating revenue for its wireline segment in the third quarter was flat at $3.3 million vs. $3.4 million a year ago. But broadband access and fiber leasing were two bright spots in the telco's wireline and cable segments.
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TDS Telecom (NYSE: TDS)
The wireline subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc., reported that wireline revenues climbed to $234.5 million due to additions of more residential IPTV subscribers and managed business service customers.
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Nov. 4

HickoryTech (Nasdaq: HTCO)
The regional telco's fiber & data segment continues to be a major driver, rising 8 percent year-over-year to $17 million. Similar to previous quarters, the telco attributes the growth in this segment to an uptick in sales within its business and wholesale services as well as nine months of Fargo operations from its acquisition of Enventis.
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Nov. 5

EarthLink (Nasdaq: ELNK)
Calling EarthLink's quarterly results "lumpy" due to the timing of large customer wins, CEO Rolla Huff emphasized the company's backlog of deals in an earnings call. He also said leadership is considering the formation of a holding company.
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FairPoint Communications (Nasdaq: FRP)
FairPoint Communications reported in Q3 2013 that Ethernet services were once again a major contributor to its overall revenue mix, rising to $16.4 million as retail and wholesale circuits grew 57.8 percent year-over-year.
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Frontier Communications (Nasdaq: FTR)
Frontier Communications added nearly 26,800 new broadband customers in Q3 2013, illustrating the third consecutive quarter of subscriber growth. Over the past nine months, Frontier added about 84,500 new net broadband customers. As of the end of September, the telco had a total of 1.83 million broadband customers.
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Nov. 6

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL)
Despite strong gains in broadband, IPTV and business Ethernet, CenturyLink's Q3 2013 operating revenues declined 1 percent year-over-year to $4.52 billion due to ongoing access line losses and lower access results.
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Nov. 7

Cincinnati Bell (NYSE: CBB)
Cincinnati Bell said that its Fioptics fiber to the home (FTTH) service was once again a key driver in its wireline revenue portfolio, rising 48 percent to $26 million. During the quarter it added 6,500 new entertainment subscribers and 7,500 high-speed Internet subscribers.
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Consolidated Communications (Nasdaq: CNSL)
Consolidated Communications found that metro Ethernet was a key source of data services growth in Q3 2013, rising 40 percent year-over-year as it expanded the service to serve more of its growing business customer base over its various network assets.
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tw telecom (Nasdaq: TWTC)
The provider earned $393.2 million of revenue in Q3 2013, up 1 percent sequentially and 6.6 percent year over year. It also announced that it is expanding its metro fiber footprint by 17 percent and hatching a plan to enter what it calls five new "high-demand" markets.
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Windstream (Nasdaq: WIN)
Windstream reported that its ongoing focus to become the fourth largest enterprise provider is bearing fruit as its business service revenues rose 1 percent year-over-year to $916 million.
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Nov. 8

Zayo Group
A mix of new net installations and the addition of new customers and network facilities from acquisitions drove up Zayo's fiscal first quarter revenue 10 percent to $264.3 million.
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Nov. 12

Alteva (NYSEMKT:ALTV)
Cloud services provider Alteva reported that unified communications (UC) revenues jumped 12 percent year-over-year to $4 million, contributing 54 percent of the company's total revenues of $7.5 million.
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Hawaiian Telcom (Nasdaq: HCOM)
Consumer revenues rose 2.4 percent to $35.3 million due to an increase in both IPTV and broadband subscribers at Hawaiian Telcom. As seen in previous quarters, revenue growth in video and broadband services continued to offset declining legacy voice services.
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Nov. 14

Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO)
The vendor's fiscal Q1 2014 switching sales rose 3 percent to $3.75 billion as it saw an increase in the Americas and EMEA regions. But while Cisco's revenues rose 1.2 percent year-over-year to $12 billion, net profit dropped 4.6 percent to $2 billion.
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Dec. 12

Ciena (Nasdaq: CIEN)
Ciena reported that revenues for its fiscal fourth quarter to October were $583.4 million, up from $465.5 million year-over-year, beating its outlook of $550-$580 million. The vendor also narrowed its net loss to $9.8 million or 9 cents a share, from $38.8 million or 39 cents per share a year ago.
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