FT announced better-than-expected results. 2006 revenues were €51.7bn, up 7.5%, but earnings were down 26% to about €4.2bn. 4Q06 revenues rose 3% to €13bn. Growth has been driven by the mobile business and by the acquisition of Amena (Spain). FT had 5.8m broadband mobile users (3G and EDGE) and 64k Unik converged phones (GSM/WiFi) have been sold in two months.
Entel (Chile) reports 2006 net income of $183m, up 38%, on revenues of $1.5bn (flat). Entel PCS, the mobile unit of Entel, had above 4.1m subscribers and generated $1bn, up 19%.
SMARTS (Russia) should post revenues up 27% and EBITDA up 21%.
Google announced its 4Q06 net income triple to $1bn, on revenues of $3.2bn (+67%), and that it would break even on mobile in 2008.
DoCoMo' s 4Q06 profit fell 28% to $773m, on sales of $10bn, up 0.5%.
M1 (Singapore) reported 4Q06 earnings of $107m, up 2%, on revenues of $501m, down 1%.
SFR (France) has reported 2006 revenues of €8.7bn, almost flat, with regulated tariffs cuts offsetting growth in voice usage.
Comcast released its best year ever with 4Q06 revenues of $7bn, up 30% and FY proforma revenues of $27.6bn, up 12%. 4Q06 operating income was $1.2bn, up 43%, and FY operating income reached $4.9bn, up 44%.
Reliance (India) announced 4Q06 net income of $209m, up 198%, on revenues of $850m, up 26%. EBITDA margin grew 12 points to 41%.
Time Warner Cable posted 4Q06 revenues of $3.7bn, up 58% and an OIBDA of $1.3bn, up 46%.
Time Warner reported 4Q06 revenues of $12.5bn, up 8%, and net income of $1.75bn, up 35%.
Telecom NZ reported a 1H FY net profit of $310m, vs loss last year, on revenues of $2bn, up 2.6%.