profits

 

Cisco Net Profits Rise 34%

Cisco Systems Inc. posted a 34 percent rise in net profit for its fiscal third quarter, which ended April 28. The company said businesses and phone companies bought more equipment to accommodate increasing Internet traffic. Cisco said its net income rose to $1.9 billion, or 30 cents per share, from $1.4 billion, or 22 cents […]

Merger Doubles AT&T Profits

AT&T Inc. doubled its profit in the first quarter of 2007 thanks to revenue gained from the merger with BellSouth Corp. late last year. The integration of Cingular Wireless LLC also contributed to the companys reported net income of $2.85 billion, or 45 cents a share. That was up from $1.45 billion, or 37 cents […]

Qwest Reports Higher Fourth Quarter Profits

Qwest Communications International Inc. on Thursday reported a fourth-quarter profit of $194 million, or 10 cents per share, compared to a $528 million loss, or 28 cents per share, a year earlier. Qwest made headway thanks in part to an increase in Internet subscriptions it added more than 165,000 high-speed lines in the third quarter. […]

The Agency That Customer Confusion Built

Photos by David Butler II LAURA BERNSTEIN AND BOB Varady were unlikely business partners. She was just beginning her career; he had launched and sold companies. She had always been an employee; he had been his own boss. She was 34; he was 62. She worked to pay the bills; he worked to learn new […]

Wireless, DSL Boost AT&T Profits

AT&T Inc.s fourth-quarter profits rose 17 percent thanks to increases in DSL and wireless subscribership. The companys net income grew to $1.94 billion, or 50 cents a share, up from $1.66 billion, or 46 cents a share, from the same quarter a year earlier. AT&Ts revenue rose 23 percent to $15.9 billion. AT&T gained full […]

Bundles and Video Drive Qwests Third Quarter Profits

Powered by strong gains in selling bundles and video services, Qwest Communications International Inc. announced Tuesday a $194 million gain for the third quarter compared to a loss of $144 million for the same period a year ago. The company has benefited from bundles for SMBs as well as video-driven package deals for residences. Its […]

Charting Profits With GPS Services

THE GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM , usually called GPS, is a satellite-based navigation system made possible by more than two dozen GPS satellites, which broadcast precise timing signals by radio to GPS receivers, allowing them to accurately determine their locations (longitude, latitude and altitude) in any weather, day or night, anywhere on Earth. When paired with […]

Verizon Profits Fall, Sales Increase

Merger costs lowered Verizon Communications Inc.s profit during the first quarter of 2006, the company reported on Tuesday, but wireless sales boosted its sales numbers. Verizons acquisition of long-distance carrier MCI Inc. in January contributed to the RBOCs 7.1 percent earnings loss from the first quarter of 2005. First quarter 2006 earnings totaled $1.63 billion, […]

Safe Networks Secure Profits For Resellers

The continuing challenge businesses face in network security risk management has been identified as an opportunity for carriers; its one they have addressed in the last four or five years with IP VPNs primarily. But, say analysts and vendors, there is a larger opportunity for telcos in offering managed firewalls, intrusion detection, intrusion prevention, vulnerability […]

Build Your Brand, Build Your Business: Use Your Companys Image to Catapult Profits

Entrepreneurs and business executives always strive to gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace. They want to outsell the competition, be known as a solutions provider to customers, and have those in their field perceive them as the market leader. Those are certainly lofty and admirable goals, but are they achievable? Yes! The secret is […]

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