News by Luke Jones on Wednesday January 28, 2015.
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AT&T has its sights set on becoming the top carrier in North America after buying Nextel Mexico earlier this week and the company is coming off a strong 2014 to bolster those prospects. The second largest carrier in the US added 1.9 million wireless customers through the fourth quarter and 5.6 million through 2014, while operating income stood at $3.2 billion for the last calendar period of last year.Wireless revenue increased for Ma Bell by 7.7% to $19.9 billion, with revenue from equipment sales surging by 72.3% to $4.8 billion through the year. Overall revenue in Q4 stood at $34.4 billion, while over the course of 2014 it stood at $132.4 billion. AT&T wrote off 77 cents per share, but still carved a 55 cents profits, a 2 cent increase on 2013.
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