Technology Sector Companies Announce Second Quarter Financial Results - Research Report on CenturyLink, Frontier Communications,

   Technology Sector Companies Announce Second Quarter Financial Results -
Research Report on CenturyLink, Frontier Communications, BCE, Windstream, and
                                  tw telecom

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NEW YORK, August 14, 2013

NEW YORK, August 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Investors' Reports announced new research reports highlighting
CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL), Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:
FTR), BCE, Inc. (NYSE: BCE), Windstream Corporation (NASDAQ: WIN), and tw
telecom inc. (NASDAQ: TWTC). Today's readers may access these reports free of
charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings -
via the links below.

CenturyLink, Inc. Research Report

On August 7, 2013, CenturyLink, Inc. (CenturyLink) reported its financial
results for Q2 2013. Operating revenues decreased 1.9% YoY to $4.5 billion.
Net income was $269 million or $0.44 per diluted share, compared to net income
of $74 million or $0.12 per diluted share in Q2 2012. Commenting on the
results, CEO and President, Glen F. Post III, said, "We generated strong
financial results for the first half of 2013 as our operating revenues were in
line with and operating cash flow exceeded our expectations. We have
experienced higher than expected sales trends of recurring revenue services
and continue to see a strong pipeline of sales opportunities. Our
cross-selling initiatives in our managed hosting segment are gaining traction
and driving results." The Full Research Report on CenturyLink, Inc. -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-08-12/CTL]

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Frontier Communications Corporation Research Report

On August 7, 2013, Frontier Communications Corporation (Frontier
Communications) reported its financial results for Q2 2013. Revenue for the
quarter was down 5.4% YoY to $1.2 billion Operating expenses decreased 5.2%
YoY to $939 million. Net loss attributable to common shareholders of Frontier
was $38.5 million or $0.04 per share, compared to net income attributable to
common shareholders of Frontier of $18 million or $0.02 per share in Q2 2012.
Commenting on the results, Chairman and CEO of Frontier Communications, Maggie
Wilderotter, said, "We substantially improved our business and residential net
customer losses during the quarter. We are pleased that our combined business
and residential revenue in the second quarter were only 0.3% less than the
first quarter of 2013 (excluding Mohave) - getting Frontier closer to our
objective of growing revenue. Finally, our continuing expense management
efforts allowed us to show a slight improvement in operating cash flow margins
to 46.8%." The Full Research Report on Frontier Communications Corporation -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-08-12/FTR]

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BCE, Inc. Research Report

On August 8, 2013, BCE, Inc. (BCE) reported its financial results for Q2 2013.
Operating revenues increased 1.5% YoY to $5.0 billion. Net earnings
attributable to common shareholders were at $571 million or $0.74 earnings per
share, down compared to $732 million or $0.94 earnings per share in Q2 2012.
Commenting on the results, Chief Financial Officer of BCE and Bell, Siim
Vanaselja, said, "We delivered a solid set of financial results in Q2, backed
by continued wireless postpaid strength along with good operational progress
in our wireline business and a strong contribution from our media business.
Our successful closing of the acquisition of Astral supports the increased
2013 financial guidance we're announcing today. After absorbing integration
and other acquisition-related costs in the second half of 2013, we expect to
begin realizing the full financial benefits of this acquisition in 2014 with
strong free cash flow accretion to support our dividend growth objective." The
Full Research Report on BCE, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst
ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-08-12/BCE]

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Windstream Corporation Research Report

On August 8, 2013, Windstream Corporation (Windstream) reported its financial
results for Q2 2013. Total revenue decreased 1.8% YoY to $1.5 billion. Net
income was $39.7 million or $0.06 per diluted share, compared to net income of
$51.0 million or $0.09 per diluted share in Q2 2012. Commenting on the
results, President and Chief Executive Officer, Jeff Gardner, said, "Our
strategy to reposition Windstream in growth areas is driving steady results.
Additionally, we continue to strike a prudent balance among reinvesting in the
company, paying an attractive dividend and reducing debt over time." The Full
Research Report on Windstream Corporation - including full detailed breakdown,
analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge
at: [http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-08-12/WIN]

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tw telecom inc. Research Report

On August 7, 2013, tw telecom inc. (tw telecom) reported its financial results
for Q2 2013. Revenue increased 6.9% YoY to $389.5 million. Net income was
$17.3 million or $0.11 per diluted share, compared to net income of $19.3
million or $0.13 per diluted share in Q2 2012. Commenting on the results, tw
telecom's Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, Larissa Herda,
said, "Our second quarter results demonstrate our ability to continue to
successfully grow revenue, deliver healthy margins and generate cash flow
while investing in the business, executing our growth initiatives and
delivering exceptional customer service. We substantially increased our sales
talent, launched new products and features and offered more innovative choices
for enterprises that will further differentiate tw telecom in the marketplace.
We have a comprehensive, balanced approach to win market share with numerous
initiatives to increase our sales momentum and the trajectory of our revenue
growth." The Full Research Report on tw telecom inc. - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free
of charge at: [http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-08-12/TWTC]

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