61. Q1 Telco Earnings with Jim Patterson

Telecom and Technology Earnings Insights: A Deep Dive with Industry Veterans

In this episode of ‘The 5G Guys’, hosts Wayne Smith and Dan McVaugh invite telecom industry veteran Jim Patterson to discuss the latest earnings reports from major telecom and technology companies. Jim Patterson, with a 30-year career including 15 years at Sprint and experience as an entrepreneur, now offers analysis through Patterson Advisory Group. The episode explores key themes in the earnings reports, such as reactions to pricing, C band deployments, and company strategies for managing debt. Patterson shares insights on Verizon’s performance, AT&T’s focus on fiber broadband and debt reduction, and T-Mobile’s successful Sprint acquisition. The conversation also addresses the struggles and strategies of prepaid services, the impact of the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) winding down, net neutrality, and telecom companies’ approaches to the evolving market. The episode concludes with discussions on Comcast and Charter Spectrum’s recent performance, emphasizing Charter’s successful mobile strategy.




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Episode Minute-by-Minute

00:00 Trailer

00:30 Introduction to the 5G Guys Podcast Episode

01:06 Earnings Season Insights with Guest Jim Patterson

01:30 Jim Patterson’s Background and Expertise

02:06 Diving into Telecom Earnings: Key Themes and Takeaways

06:07 Verizon’s Earnings Analysis: Postpaid, Prepaid, and FWA

18:21 AT&T’s Earnings Overview: Broadband Deployment and Business Wireline

24:54 The Shift in Business Connectivity and Office Environments

26:56 Upcoming Focus: Verizon and AT&T’s Strategy and Upgrades

28:51  T-Mobile’s Earnings and Strategies

28:56 T-Mobile’s Lumos Announcement and Strategic Moves

29:05 The German Ownership of T-Mobile and Strategic Implications

29:14 Unpacking T-Mobile’s Strategic Moves

29:41 T-Mobile’s Investment in Lumos: A Closer Look

30:26 Exploring the Wholesale Business Model

30:44 T-Mobile’s Impact on Rural America

32:03 The Benefits of T-Mobile’s Acquisition Strategy

32:34 Retail Prepaid Challenges and Strategic Shifts

36:50 The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) Explained

39:16 Net Neutrality and FCC Changes: What’s Next?

41:49 The Evolution of Broadband and Its Future

47:24 Comcast’s Earnings and Strategic Challenges

54:16 Spectrum’s Position and Future Prospects

59:41 Charter vs. Comcast: A Mobile Strategy Comparison

01:01:47 Closing Thoughts and Future Outlook

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