Bouygues Telecom (France) reports 9mo revenues of €3.5bn (+9%), of which €3.3bn in mobile business (+6%, in spite of 18% termination call tariff decline). But profitability and growth is far from others Bouygues businesses (basically a concrete maker) and rumors of offloading the telecom business are again circulating.
MetroPCS (US) posted strong 3Q07 financial metrics, with revenues up 41% to $557m, and net income jumping 83% to $53m. EBITDA jumped 70%. The company, however, reported three shortfalls: churn is still increasing to over 5%, ARPU is down to a low $42.8 (for the USA), and 3Q07 net additions were down 42% to only 114k (even if 3Q is traditionally a seasonal slow quarter) .
America Movil reports $7.1bn revenues in 3Q07.
Telekom Austria announced its 3Q07 net profit increased 19% to €174m, EBITDA was down 5% to €521m, while sales increased 4% to €1.3bn. For 9mo, sales were €3.6bn, up 2%, while net profit was down 9% to €451m.
Wind (Italy) said its 3Q07 net profit was €67m, up 81%, on revenues of €1.3bn, up 5%.