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REVENUES PROFITS
Rank Company Global 500 rank $ millions % change from 2007 $ millions % change from 2007
1 AT&T 29 124,028 4.3 12,867 7.7
2 Nippon Telegraph & Telephone 44 103,684 10.9 5,362 -3.6
3 Verizon Communications 55 97,354 3.8 6,428 16.4
4 Deutsche Telekom 61 90,260 5.5 2,171 178.7
5 Telefónica 66 84,815 9.8 11,112 -8.8
6 France Télécom 77 78,290 8.0 5,956 -30.9
7 Vodafone 94 69,138 -2.9 5,188 -61.2
8 China Mobile Communications 99 65,015 38.2 11,442 35.8
9 Telecom Italia 166 45,118 4.0 3,241 -3.3
10 Vivendi 207 37,166 25.4 3,810 6.0
11 BT 210 36,626 -13.3 -140 -104.0
12 Sprint Nextel 219 35,635 -11.2 -2,796 N/A
13 KDDI 232 34,814 10.6 2,217 16.3
14 Comcast 237 34,256 10.9 2,547 -1.5
15 China Telecommunications 263 31,814 14.2 -51 -102.3
16 América Móvil 273 31,012 8.8 5,337 -0.5
17 Softbank 332 26,608 9.5 430 -54.8
18 Telstra 410 22,371 18.9 3,304 29.3
19 China United Telecommunications 419 21,981 70.4 2,840 283.2
20 Royal KPN 434 21,373 23.6 1,950 -46.3
21 DirecTV Group 469 19,693 14.2 1,521 4.8
Rank Company Revenues % Assets %
1 AT&T 10.4 4.9
2 Nippon Telegraph & Telephone 5.2 2.8
3 Verizon Communications 6.6 3.2
4 Deutsche Telekom 2.4 1.3
5 Telefónica 13.1 8.0
6 France Télécom 7.6 4.5
7 Vodafone 7.5 2.4
8 China Mobile Communications 17.6 8.9
9 Telecom Italia 7.2 2.7
10 Vivendi 10.3 4.8
11 BT -0.4 -0.3
12 Sprint Nextel -7.8 -4.8
13 KDDI 6.4 6.4
14 Comcast 7.4 2.3
15 China Telecommunications -0.2 -0.1
16 América Móvil 17.2 17.0
17 Softbank 1.6 1.0
18 Telstra 14.8 9.1
19 China United Telecommunications 12.9 5.6
20 Royal KPN 9.1 5.9
21 DirecTV Group 7.7 9.2
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U.S. 140
Japan 68
France 40
Company 2008 Number of Employees
Wal-Mart Stores 2,100,000
China National Petroleum 1,618,393
State Grid 1,537,000
Company 2008 Profits
($ millions)
Exxon Mobil $45,220
Gazprom $29,864
Royal Dutch Shell $26,277
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