All Posts Tagged With: "FTE"

(FTE) France Telecom Orange Expands Flexible Computing

France Telecom (FTE) intends to provide a secure end-to-end platform for passing business applications to the cloud infrastructure by expanding Flexible Computing service offering. The company expects to draw benefits like rapid...

13Sep2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(AMX) America Movil Tops 1Q Earnings

America Movil (AMX), the largest telecom carrier in Latin America, has reported first-quarter 2013 earnings per ADR of 56 cents, moving ahead of the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 48 cents. However, the results decreased 13.6% from 65...

22Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(VZ) Verizon Communications Remains Neutral

On Mar 5, we maintained our Neutral recommendation on Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), considering its tight grip over the telecommunication business, plus ample growth opportunities and market share capture potentiality. However,...

9Mar2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(TU) Telus Takes Over Digital WYZDOM

Telus Corporation (TU) completed the acquisition of leading digital forensics provider– Digital WYZDOM Inc. and Digital WYZDOM Forensics Inc. None of the firms disclosed the financial terms of the deal. Following the transaction,...

18Feb2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(HBAN) Huntington Bancshares Reports Strong Fourth Quarter

Huntington Bancshares Inc. (HBAN) reported earnings of 19 cents per share in the fourth quarter of 2012, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 2 cents. Results also compared favorably with the prior-year’s earnings of 14 cents. For...

18Jan2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(BMC) BMC Software Wins Swisscom Deal

Deals are indeed flowing for BMC Software (BMC) and the company now serves a large chunk of firms with its cloud computing solutions. The new entrant in this list is Swisscom, which has opted for BMC’s solutions to curtail service...

8Nov2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(BMC) BMC Software Continues Winning Deals

BMC Software (BMC) continues to win deals and will now be offering solutions to managed IT service provider Applaud. The latter is improving the quality of its professional services to Australian organizations, for which it needed...

23Oct2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(TEF) Telefonica Continues Divestments

In a bid to lower the debt level, Spanish telecom giant Telefonica S. A. (TEF) has planned to divest its call center business, Atento, to privately-held Bain Capital for €1 billion ($1.3 billion). The deal value includes a deferred...

23Oct2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(HBAN) Huntington Bancshares Earnings Report Beats

Huntington Bancshares Inc. (HBAN) came up with better-than-expected results in the second quarter of 2012. The company reported earnings per share of 17 cents, 2 cents above the Zacks Consensus Estimate. Results were flat sequentially...

23Jul2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(TEF) Telefonica S.A. to Sell Hal of Stake in China Unicom

Spanish telecom giant Telefonica S. A. (TEF) plans to sell almost half (4.56%) of its stake in China’s second largest mobile operator China Unicom (CHU). Telefonica...

11Jun2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(HBAN) Huntington Bancshares Beats – Revenue Increases

After reporting an in line result in the prior quarter, Huntington Bancshares Inc. (HBAN) came up with better-than-expected results in the first quarter of 2012. The company reported earnings per share of 17 cents, 3 cents above the...

18Apr2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(VZ) Telecom Stock Outlook – March 2012 – Industry Outlook

The telecommunications industry is identified as a major driver of global economic recovery. An unprecedented growth of high-speed mobile Internet traffic, particularly for wireless data and video, has transformed this industry into the most evolving, inventive, and keenly contested industry. In...

6Mar2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(S) Sprint Extends M2M Coverage

The M2M market is growing rapidly in the cellular industry and is being used by a number of mobile network operators in North America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific region in particular. Major operators are entering into M2M services as their voice and data service markets reach a saturation point. M2M...

13Feb2012 | | 0 comments | Continued

(FTE) France Telecom – ADR- Bear of the Day

We are downgrading our recommendation to Underperform on France Telecom (FTE). The company reported lackluster results in the first nine months due to weak mobile device sales in France, higher VAT rates and challenging economic conditions...

20Dec2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(FTE) France Telecom – ADR – Bear of the Day

We are downgrading our recommendation to Underperform on France Telecom (FTE). The company reported lackluster results in the fist nine months due to weak mobile device sales in France, higher VAT rates and challenging economic conditions...

8Dec2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(TEF) Spain Holds Mobile Spectrum Auction

Spain has put its mobile telecom licenses on auction for the very first time. The Spanish government will raise roughly €1.45 billion ($2.05 billion) to control budget deficit. Spain will auction 58 blocks with frequency bands of 800 megahertz (MHz), 900 MHz and 2.6 gigahertz (GHz). Each...

1Jul2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(MICC) Millicom International Cellular S.A. Analyst Upgrades Shares to Outperform

We upgrade our recommendation on Millicom International Cellular S.A. (MICC) to Outperform. Millicom reported excellent financial results for the first quarter of 2011, easily beating the Zacks Consensus Estimates.  This fabulous...

29May2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(MICC) Millicom International Cellular Outperforms in 2011 First Quarter

Millicom International Cellular S.A. (MICC) declared its first quarter of 2011 financial results. Net income for the first quarter of 2011 was $230 million or $2.17 per share compared with $156 million or $1.43 per share in the year-ago...

27Apr2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(TLK) P.T. Telekomunikasi Indonesia Outlook Bright

P.T. Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk. (TLK), the largest telecom operator in Indonesia, recently provided a solid financial outlook for the ensuing fiscal 2011. The company estimated its total revenue in fiscal 2011 to grow by 7%-8% year...

13Apr2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(MICC) Millicom International Cellular S.A. Shares Downgraded to Underperform

We downgrade our recommendation for Millicom International Cellular S.A. (MICC) to Underperform based on its current valuation. The stock price has moved up by nearly 40% in the past year and is trading at its 52-week high at present....

21Jan2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(BCE) Telecom Industry Outlook – June 2010 – Industry Outlook

An improving U.S. economy together with fabulous demand for mobile data and value-added services (VAS) has been the silver lining for the telecommunication industry in an otherwise tough environment. While our overall view is neutral for the industry, the recent sell-off has created attractive opportunities...

18Jun2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(VOD) Vodafone Beats Expectations – Boosts Dividend

International telecom giant Vodafone Group Plc. (VOD) has announced fiscal 2010 results. The world’s largest wireless carrier by sales posted adjusted (excluding one-time items such as impairment charges) earnings per ADS of US$2.56,...

19May2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(TEF) Telefonica Net Income Increased 2%

Spanish telecom giant Telefonica (TEF) reported first quarter 2010 results with a net income increasing 2% year over year to €1.66 billion (US$2.3 billion), supported by higher sales as a result of healthy contributions from Latin...

17May2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(DT) Deutsche Telekom Earnings Beats Expectations on Lower Sales

German telecom behemoth Deutsche Telekom (DT) announced first-quarter results with adjusted (excluding special factors such as staff-related measures and non-staff-related restructuring) earnings per ADS of 28 cents beating the Zacks...

12May2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(AAPL) Apple Delays International Shipments – iPads in Short Supply

Apple Inc. (AAPL) has decided to postpone the launch of its iPad in international markets to the end of May 2010 (initially expected to be launched by the end of April). The company cited strong U.S. demand, which exceeded supply,...

15Apr2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(VOD) Vodafone Analyst Upgrades to Outperform

We have upgraded our recommendation for Vodafone (VOD) to Outperform based on the company’s healthy operating results in the last quarter and management’s upbeat guidance. Our assessment also reflects improving business trends...

12Apr2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(BWA) India Kicks Off 3G Wireless Spectrum Auction

The Indian telecom industry made history as the government finally kick-started the long-awaited 3G WCDMA spectrum (radio airwave) auction on Friday, April 9, 2010. India’s Department of Telecommunications (DoT) is conducting the 3G auction over the Internet with the bidders having respective passwords...

9Apr2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(VOD) Vodafone Introduces 2G Browser For Low-End Phones

Vodafone (VOD) has teamed up with Norway-based browser developer Opera Software ASA to bring mobile Internet experience to millions of people across the emerging economies. The carrier plans to introduce a tailor-made version of the...

8Apr2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(DT) Deutsche Telekom and France Telecom Unite UK Operations

After a prolonged drama European telecom giants Deutsche Telekom (DT) and France Telecom (FTE) have officially merged their UK operations in a 50-50 joint venture. This...

5Apr2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(BWA) Indian Telecom Regulators Reveal Wireless Spectrum Bidders

The Indian telecom regulator Department of Telecommunication (DoT) has divulged the names of the bidders for the upcoming 3G WCDMA spectrum (radio airwave) and broadband wireless access (BWA) auction in the country. The auctions have attracted 20 applicants who will vie for a chunk of the spectrum...

23Mar2010 | | 0 comments | Continued