Wireless in the first quarter of 2014

How did the wireless industry perform in the first quarter of 2014? Check here throughout the first-quarter earnings report season for full earnings reports from the wireless industry's carriers, handset makers, equipment suppliers and others.

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March 28
BlackBerry (NASDAQ:BBRY)
BlackBerry CEO John Chen said he is feeling good about the company's turnaround prospects despite continued financial losses, sagging revenues and weaker smartphone shipments. BlackBerry reported a smaller net loss for its fiscal fourth quarter than analysts had been expecting, largely due to cost-cutting measures Chen has put in place since taking the helm in November.
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April 15
Yahoo
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Intel
Intel reported overall first-quarter results that slightly beat analysts' expectation, but the company also laid bare its current financial weakness in the mobile market. Intel CEO Brian Krzanich and other executives said the company has a solid roadmap and path to profitability, but that it will take time to make money from chips it puts into smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices.
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April 16
Google (NASDAQ:GOOG)
Google reported first-quarter revenue that missed analysts' expectations, as the company's core advertising business continues to grapple with a decline in how much advertisers pay per click amid a shift in computing from desktop PCs to smartphones and tablets.
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April 22
AT&T (NYSE:T)
AT&T Mobility surprised the market by reporting 625,000 postpaid subscriber net additions in the first quarter, more than analysts had expected and the carrier's best first-quarter postpaid performance in five years.
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April 23
Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC)
Ericsson reported lower first-quarter sales but higher gross margins and profits as it focused on more lucrative contracts. However, the company saw a sharp 23 percent fall in revenue from North America, as large LTE coverage buildouts have peaked.
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Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM)
Qualcomm continued to chug along in the first quarter, posting gains in revenue and profit, but the company could face significant challenges in China, one of its growth markets, as consumers wait to buy smartphones equipped with faster TD-LTE technology.
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Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL)
Apple easily beat analysts' expectations for iPhone sales in its most recent quarter, delivering 43.7 million iPhone unit sales. However, the company's iPad sales fell below analysts' expectations, and were lower than Apple's iPad sales in the year-ago period.
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Facebook (NASDAQ:FB)
Facebook saw a surge in mobile advertising revenue in the first quarter and the social network said it now counts more than 1 billion mobile monthly active users.
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April 24
Verizon (NYSE:VZ)
Verizon Wireless reported weaker subscriber growth for the first quarter on a year-over-year basis and its postpaid customer additions in the period were driven by the addition of tablet customers.
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Broadcom
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Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN)
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Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT)
In his first quarterly conference call with investors as Microsoft's new CEO, Satya Nadella promised the company would work to innovate more quickly in an effort to redefine itself as a mobile-first, cloud-first company. Nadella also explained Microsoft's recent decision to eliminate licensing fees for Windows device makers that are building smartphones and tablets with screens smaller than nine inches.
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April 29
Sprint (NYSE:S)
In its most recent quarter, Sprint reported improving financials, but the company lost 231,000 postpaid customers and 364,000 prepaid customers. However, Sprint promised to reverse that trend in the second half of this year by posting positive net customer adds in the final six months of 2014. Further, the company said that it has embarked on a marketing campaign touting "America's Newest Network," now available in 20 cities, intended to highlight its more reliable and faster wireless network.
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Samsung
Samsung reported flagging profits and smartphone market share in the first quarter of this year, but the company promised improvements throughout the rest of 2014 on the strength of its Galaxy S5 smartphone, interest in the World Cup soccer match and improvements in its display panel and home appliances businesses.
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Nokia (NYSE:NOK)
Nokia confirmed Rajeev Suri as its new president and CEO, a day after its former chief said Microsoft will seek to quickly phase out the Finnish company's brand from its future smartphones.
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Nokia Solutions and Networks
Nokia elevated soft-spoken yet intensely competitive Rajeev Suri to its president and CEO position, which was no surprise given his deft handling of the turnaround at the firm's network infrastructure unit, which he has led since 2009. Suri will assume the combined role on May 1.
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LG
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April 30
América Móvil (TracFone)
América Móvil's U.S. TracFone unit banked on its acquisition of 1.4 million subscribers from Page Plus Cellular in the first quarter for the vast majority of its customer growth. Absent the deal, TracFone added 452,000 customers organically in the quarter, weaker than in the year-ago period.
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May 1
T-Mobile US (NYSE:TMUS)
T-Mobile US continued its surging momentum in the first quarter and recorded its best ever quarter in terms of branded postpaid subscriber additions, largely on the back of the offering the carrier launched in January to pay off the Early Termination Fees of customers who switched over from other carriers.
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May 2
U.S. Cellular (NYSE:USM)
U.S. Cellular in the first quarter continued to lose postpaid customers, but the carrier insisted that it is making progress in reducing churn and getting over the billing system errors that plagued it during the second half of 2013.
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May 8
Dish Network (NASDAQ: DISH)
Dish Network Chairman Charlie Ergen reiterated his decision not to get into a bidding war with Sprint over T-Mobile US, but indicated that he would be ready to move if Sprint tried to make a bid for T-Mobile and failed.
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Nvidia
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May 9
Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE:ALU)
Alcatel-Lucent sharply cut its losses in the first quarter and its adjusted operating income beat analyst expectations, but sales dipped year-over-year in the United States, its largest market by far.
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