Telecom Growth Reflected Through Strong Earnings, Expansions, Appointments,
and Joint Ventures - Research Report on AT&T, CenturyLink, Bell, EarthLink,
and Alaska Communications
NEW YORK, July 26, 2013
NEW YORK, July 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
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Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting AT&T, Inc.
(NYSE: T), CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL), BCE, Inc. (NYSE: BCE), EarthLink
Inc. (NASDAQ: ELNK), and Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc. (NASDAQ:
ALSK). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including
full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links
AT&T, Inc. Research Report
On July 23, 2013, AT&T, Inc. (AT&T) released its Q2 2013 financial results.
Consolidated revenues were up 1.6% YoY to $32.1 billion. Diluted EPS was up
7.6% YoY to $0.71. However, excluding significant items, diluted EPS came in
at $0.67. AT&T Chairman and CEO, Randall Stephenson, stated, "This was a solid
quarter for revenue and customer additions across our key growth platforms.
Our 4G LTE network is the fastest and the most reliable in the nation, and
deployment is ahead of schedule. That contributed to a step-up in postpaid
subscriber gains, and strong mobile data revenue growth of nearly 20 percent.
Growth in U-verse and strategic business services also continued to be strong
- adding to our momentum." The Full Research Report on AT&T, Inc. - including
full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:
CenturyLink, Inc. Research Report
On July 22, 2013, CenturyLink, Inc. (CenturyLink) announced that its bilingual
call center celebrated its 29th year of service to Spanish-speaking customers.
CenturyLink reported that Phoenix-based El Centro de CenturyLink has more than
180 bilingual employees who serve the residential and small business
communications needs of customers through phone and online sales, service, and
technical support. Ken McMahon, Vice President and General Manager of
CenturyLink in Phoenix, commented, "On behalf of CenturyLink, I would like to
congratulate our bilingual call center employees for 29 years of service to
the Hispanic community." The Full Research Report on CenturyLink, Inc. -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:
BCE, Inc. Research Report
On July 19, 2013, BCE, Inc. (Bell) announced that the Bell Mobile TV line-up
has expanded with the addition of City and Sportsnet channels. Bell reported
that the new Bell Mobile TV programming includes Toronto Blue Jays Baseball, 2
Broke Girls, and the new fall 2013 comedy series, Mom. The Company also
reported that Sportsnet ONE is available live nationally with local content
accessible on Sportsnet East, Sportsnet Ontario, Sportsnet West, and Sportsnet
Pacific, while City will be launched later in summer 2013. Wade Oosterman,
President of Bell Mobility and Residential Services, and Chief Brand Officer
at Bell, said, "Thanks to successful relationships with Canada's top content
providers, Bell provides access to the widest variety of live and on-demand TV
programming delivered directly to superphones, smartphones and tablets." The
Full Research Report on BCE, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst
ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
EarthLink Inc. Research Report
On July 16, 2013, EarthLink Inc. (EarthLink) announced that Kathy S. Lane and
Julie A. Shimer, Ph.D, were appointed to the Board of Directors. Rolla P.
Huff, CEO and Chairman of the Company's Board, commented, "As we continue our
transformation to a leading IT services, network and communications provider,
both executives will bring important skill sets and deep experience to our
Board." EarthLink's Board also declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.05 per
common share, payable on September 13, 2013 to shareholders of record as on
August 30, 2013. The Full Research Report on EarthLink Inc. - including full
detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:
Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc. Research Report
On July 23, 2013, Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc. (Alaska
Communications) and General Communication, inc. (GCI) announced that they have
completed the previously announced transaction to form The Alaska Wireless
Network, LLC (AWN). Alaska Communications reported that it has a one-third
stake in AWN while GCI owns two-thirds of AWN. Anand Vadapalli, President and
CEO of Alaska Communications, and Ron Duncan, President and CEO of GCI, said
in a joint statement, "The wireless business is capital intensive, requires
scale to compete successfully against national carriers, and demands more
spectrum than either of our two companies individually owns." They continued,
"By combining our respective wireless assets, we can provide a
state-of-the-art Alaska wireless network owned and operated by Alaskans for
Alaskans. We believe that The Alaska Wireless Network will provide the
fastest, most geographically extensive, and most reasonably priced wireless
services for Alaska subscribers, allowing us each to compete more effectively
in the retail market." The Full Research Report on Alaska Communications
Systems Group Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and
price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
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