CNET también está disponible en español. Don't show this again. But not all was bright in SBC's world during the third quarter, which ended Sept. 30. The telecommunications company saw revenue drop around 5 percent from a year ago, from $13.5 billion to $12.8 billion. That includes proportionate revenue from Cingular Wireless, in which SBC has a 60 percent stake. SBC's pro forma income for the quarter was $1.7 billion, or 51 cents per share, excluding special items. That's down from $2 billion, or 59 cents per share, in the year-ago quarter, and below the 54 cents per share analysts were looking for, according to a First Call survey.
Net income for the San Antonio, Texas, company during the quarter was $1.8 billion, or 53 cents per iphone 8 plus olixar xduo case - carbon fibre metallic grey share, including an after-tax charge of $125 million for severance costs and a $212 million gain in equity income, SBC reaffirmed its outlook for the full fiscal year, saying it still expects to report a profit of $2.26 per share before special items, In September, the company had cautioned that a weak economy was hampering sales, saying at the time that it expected to eliminate 11,000 jobs and trim capital spending..
The Baby Bell says it has signed up more than 2 million people for its broadband service, taking some of the sting out of a 5 percent drop in revenue for the third quarter. In September, the Baby Bell launched a DSL (digital subscriber line) service through a partnership with Internet portal Yahoo. SBC said Thursday that it added 226,000 DSL subscribers in the third quarter, bringing its total base up to 1.95 million, 65 percent higher than a year ago. The company said the total figure has passed 2 million since then.
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