FORTUNE 500
Our annual ranking of America's largest corporations
Industry: Telecommunications
REVENUES PROFITS
1 Verizon Communications 13 93,221 24 6,197 -16
2 AT&T 27 63,055 44 7,356 54
3 Sprint Nextel 53 43,531 26 1,329 -26
4 Comcast 84 25,700 15 2,533 173
5 DIRECTV Group 160 14,756 12 1,420 323
6 Qwest Communications 178 13,923 0 593 N.A.
7 Echostar Communications 252 9,818 17 608 -60
8 Alltel 256 9,723 2 1,129 -15
9 Liberty Global 340 6,813 29 706 N.A.
10 Virgin Media 347 6,637 83 -984 -228
11 Cablevision Systems 380 6,007 15 -126 -234
12 Charter Communications 409 5,613 7 -1,370 N.A.
13 Level 3 Communications 465 4,778 30 -744 N.A.
14 Telephone & Data Sys. 501 4,266 8 339 52
15 IDT 755 2,452 -1 -179 N.A.
16 CenturyTel 757 2,448 -1 370 11
17 NII Holdings 772 2,371 36 294 68
18 Citizens Communications 825 2,126 -2 345 70
From the April 30th, 2007 issue
Footnote:
Due to slight differences in rounding, industry data online may not exactly match the FORTUNE 500 magazine version.
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