IPTV in the second quarter of 2011

How did the IPTV industry perform in the second quarter of 2011? Check here throughout the second-quarter earnings report season for full earnings reports from the key players in IP television, IPTV deployments, Triple Play, Quadruple play, Set-top box, IP multimedia subsystems (IMS) and IP video.

Don't forget to also check out Wireline in the second quarter 2011, as well as the third quarter 2010, fourth quarter 2010, and first quarter 2011 wireline wrap-up pages.


July 21
AT&T U-verse (NYSE: T)
AT&T reported consolidated revenues of $31.5 billion, up more than $680 million, or 2.2 percent, versus the year-earlier quarter. It was AT&T's sixth consecutive quarter with a year-over-year revenue increase and topped analyst estimates of $31.33 billion. The company added 202,000 customers to its U-verse TV service in the second quarter, bringing it to 3.4 million users overall. AT&T reported a more than 90 percent attach rate, with 55 percent of new subs taking AT&T U-verse Voice as well. ARPU for U-verse triple-play customers was $170, up 8.3 percent year-over-year.
- see this article
- see this release
- more AT&T news

July 22
Verizon FiOS (NYSE: VZ)
Verizon saw its biggest wireline gains in the second quarter from ongoing consumer adoption of its FTTP-based FiOS service and its continual bet on next-gen business cloud services. The company said it added 184,000 new FiOS TV subs, bringing it to the 3.8 million mark.
- see this article
- see the release    
- more Verizon news

July 28
SureWest Communications (Nasdaq: SURW)
SureWest's consolidated revenues increased 1 percent year-over-year to $61 million as broadband revenues grew by $2.9 million, or 7 percent more than offsetting telecom revenue declines of $2.5 million, or 14 percent. Advanced Digital TV continued to drive growth, with total net video RGUs increasing by 6 percent year-over-year and 2 percent sequentially. SureWest served 17,800 Advanced Digital TV subscribers through the second quarter; ARPU for these subscribers is $133 with approximately 98 percent bundling the company's high-performing data service with video.
- see this article
- see this release

Aug. 3
Frontier Communications (NYSE: FTR)
Frontier Communications reported second quarter revenue of $1,322.3 million, operating income of $238.3 million and net income attributable to common shareholders of Frontier of $32.3 million, or $0.03 per share. The Company had net additions of approximately 7,800 video customers during the second quarter of 2011, which includes a net loss of 13,700 FiOS video customers. The Company had 554,200 video customers at June 30, 2011.
- see this release
- see this article
- more Frontier news

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) 
CenturyLink announced operating results for second quarter 2011, which include the effect of the Qwest acquisition completed April 1, 2011.The company lost more broadband subscribers in the Qwest areas than it gained. Its net income fell to $102 million, or 17 cents per share, for the three months ended June 30, down from $238 million, or 79 cents per share, a year ago.
- see this release

Aug. 4
NTELOS (Nasdaq: NTLS)
Ntelos reported second quarter operating revenues of $154.5 million, up from $132.3 million in the same quarter last year. Wireline operating revenues for the second quarter 2011 were $50.2 million up from $32.6 million from the year-ago quarter, reflecting contributions of FiberNet results. Adjusted EBITDA for Wireline was $25.2 million for the second quarter 2011, compared to $18.8 million in second quarter 2010, also reflective of FiberNet results. NTELOS wireline expanded Metro Ethernet and IP-based services into 23 new market areas in W.Va., Pa. and Md.
-see this release

Cincinnati Bell (NYSE: CBB)
Cincinnati Bell Inc. announced revenues of $368 million, up 9 percent from the second quarter of 2010, driven primarily by an 83 percent increase in data center revenue and a 22 percent increase in IT Services and Hardware sales. During the quarter, Wireline added 3,000 Fioptics entertainment subscribers, and the Company now has 34,000 Fioptics entertainment customers.
- see this release
- see this article

Consolidated Communications (Nasdaq: CNSL)
Consolidated Communications' revenues were $92.6 million, down from $95.7 million in the same period of 2010. Revenue declined by $1.6 million year-over-year after excluding $0.8 million from the operator service business unit that was divested last year and the $0.7 million access dispute settlement. As of June 30, 2011, the company had 31,218 total IPTV subscribers and 15 percent IPTV penetration of homes passed.
- see this release

Aug. 8
TDS Telecom (NYSE: TDS)
Telephone and Data Systems earned $91.1 million, or 87 cents per share last quarter, an increase from $40.3 million, or 38 cents per share, in the year-ago-quarter. Its revenue increased 4 percent to $1.28 billion from $1.23 billion.
- see this call transcript


Aug. 9
Warwick Valley Telephone (Nasdaq: WWVY)
- see this SEC filing

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