July 22 Verizon Communications Inc, the
largest U.S. wireless telecoms company, reported a 6 percent
rise in quarterly revenue as its postpaid wireless subscriber
additions rose 53 percent.
However, net income fell to $4.3 billion, or $1.01 per
share, in the second quarter ended June 30 from $5.2 billion, or
78 cents per share, a year earlier, as interest expenses jumped.
Verizon's operating revenue rose to $31.48 billion from
$29.79 billion a year earlier.
The company said earlier this month that it net added over
1.4 million wireless postpaid subscribers in the second quarter.
(Reporting by Soham Chatterjee in Bangalore; Editing by Kirti