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Ericsson Q1: Profits grow despite sales drop

Ericsson has reported that sales declined organically by 14 per cent YoY in Q1, attributed to a 19 per cent decline in Networks. Reported sales decreased to SEK 53.3 billion (€4.59bn). Gross income excluding restructuring charges decreased to SEK 22.8 billion as lower sales were partly offset by an improvement in gross margin. Reported gross […]

April 16, 2024

Ericsson “not satisfied with profitability”

Ericsson has reported its Q4 and full-year results for 2023. Fourth quarter highlights include: Sales declined organically by -17 per cent YoY, driven by a -23 per cent decline in Networks. Reported sales were down by -16 per cent to SEK 71.9 billion (€6.3bn). Gross income excluding restructuring charges decreased to SEK 29.6 (35.7) billion. […]

January 23, 2024

Eutelsat suffers Fitch Ratings downgrade

Eutelsat’s shares hit another all time low on November 23rd, not helped by a downgrade from Fitch. The ratings agency downgraded Eutelsat’s debt to ‘BB’ although stated that the operators outlook was “stable”. However, the news didn’t help Eutelsat’s share price which crashed to €3.77 (from €4) although it finished the day at €3.81. The […]

November 24, 2023By Chris Forrester

Deutsche Telekom raises guidance on strong Q3

Deutsche Telekom has reported it continues to grow in all key performance indicators, and has raised its guidance for the full year and plans to pay out a higher dividend. In Q3 revenue increased by 0.7 per cent year-on-year in organic terms – i.e., excluding exchange rate fluctuations and changes in the composition of the […]

November 9, 2023

Fitch: Euro telecoms FCF to remain constrained

Free cash flow (FCF) for European telecoms will remain constrained in 2022, according to credit rating agency Fitch’s European Telecoms Watch – 4Q22, with risks to short-term forecasts likely to be low. FCF will remain constrained as capex investments for fibre deployments, 5G mobile networks, spectrum payments and IT overhauls peak during the course of […]

November 1, 2022