One Interesting Factoid from Verizon's 3Q 2017 Report

Just one interesting observation from Verizon’s third quarter earnings report, which probably was better than most had expected. Note just one indicator, voice connections, which shrank seven percent. At that rate, Verizon loses half its voice revenue in a decade.

That is one illustration of the argument that tier-one service providers must replace half their current revenue every decade.

Despite the shift to unlimited plans and heightened competition in the mobile services market, Verizon managed to add a net 603,000 mobile connections, 486,000 of those being the highly-regarded postpaid accounts.

Operating revenues also were up, year over year. Even Verizon’s wireless segment posted higher revenue, year over year.


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