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916. Telecommunications Industry--Carriers and Revenue

[Revenue in millions of dollars (165,342 represents $165,342,000,000). Data based on carrier filings to the FCC. Because of reporting changes, data beginning 1997 are not strictly comparable with previous years; see source for details]

 
Carriers Telecommunications revenue
Category
1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
 
    Total 1 2,709 2,847 3,058 3,832 3,604 4,144 165,342 174,890 190,076 211,782 231,168 246,392
 
Local service providers 1,464 1,574 1,675 2,028 2,066 2,239 95,595 99,011 103,792 109,273 108,568 113,369
  Incumbent local exchange carriers (ILECs) 2 1,281 1,347 1,347 1,376 1,410 1,348 95,228 98,431 102,820 107,905 105,154 108,234
  Pay telephone providers 163 197 271 533 509 615 175 300 349 357 933 1,101
  Competitors of ILECs 20 30 57 119 147 276 191 281 623 1,011 2,481 4,034
    CAPs and CLECs 3 20 30 57 94 129 212 191 281 623 1,011 1,919 3,348
    Local resellers (4) (4) (4) 8 11 54 (4) (4) (4) (4) 206 410
    Other local exchange carriers (4) (4) (4) 13 3 10 (4) (4) (4) (4) 157 36
    Private carriers (4) (4) (4) (4) 2 (4) (4) (4) (4) (4) 112 147
    Shared tenant service providers (4) (4) (4) 4 2 (4) (4) (4) (4) (4) 87 93
 
Wireless service providers 5 924 907 930 1,217 969 1,258 10,179 14,197 18,627 25,900 33,030 37,032
  Telephony 6 798 790 792 853 732 808 9,215 13,259 17,208 23,778 29,944 33,139
  Paging service providers 126 117 138 200 137 303 (4) (4) (4) (4) 2,861 3,161
 
Toll service providers 321 366 453 587 569 647 64,393 70,466 76,447 86,896 89,570 95,992
  Interexchange carriers 83 97 130 149 151 171 61,118 66,381 70,938 79,057 79,080 83,443
  Operator service providers 35 29 25 27 32 24 695 536 500 461 603 590
  Prepaid service providers (4) (4) 8 16 18 20 (4) (4) 16 238 519 888
  Satellite service carriers (4) (4) (4) 22 13 13 (4) (4) (4) (4) 1,011 475
  Toll resellers 171 206 260 345 340 388 1,869 2,840 4,220 6,564 8,010 9,885
  Other toll carriers 32 34 30 28 15 31 711 709 773 577 348 710



1 Revenue data include adjustments, not shown separately. Through 1996, revenue data include some non-telecommunications revenue, formerly reported as local exchange wireless revenue.
2 Fewer ILECs filed in 1998 than in 1997 because of consolidation of study areas.
3 Competitive access providers and competitive local exchange carriers.
4 Data not available separately.
5 Includes specialized mobile radio services and other services, not shown separately.
6 Cellular service, personal communications service, and specialized mobile radio.

Source: U.S. Federal Communications Commission, Trends in Telephone Service, March 2000

http://www.fcc.gov/ccb/stats



https://allcountries.org/uscensus/916_telecommunications_industry_carriers_and_revenue.html

These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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