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Shentel Completes Transaction to Acquire NTELOS Holdings Corp.

Posted 9 May 2016 12:00 AM by julia

 Shenandoah Telecommunications Company Reports Third Quarter 2016 Revenue Increased to $156.8 Million Due to Acquisition of nTelos

Operating Loss of $3.9 Million, Adjusted OIBDA of $73.7 Million and Continuing OIBDA of $64.2 Million

 

 

EDINBURG, Va., November 7, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Shenandoah Telecommunications Company ("Shentel") (NASDAQ: SHEN) announces financial and operating results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2016.

Consolidated Third Quarter Results

 

 

For the quarter ended September 30, 2016, the Company reported total revenues of $156.8 million, an increase of 84.1% compared to $85.2 million for the 2015 third quarter. All segments reported revenue increases, with the largest being due to the nTelos acquisition which was completed May 6, 2016. The integration of nTelos’ operations and the transition of its assets and customers are progressing as expected, with Shentel currently ahead of its schedule on the migration of nTelos customers to the Sprint platform.

Wireless service revenues increased 132.3% as a result of increases in average postpaid and prepaid subscribers of 75% and 46%, respectively, and a reduction in postpaid fees retained by Sprint. Cable segment revenues increased 12.9% due to a 6.8% increase in average Revenue Generating Units (RGUs), video price increases to offset increases in programming costs, and new and existing customers selecting higher-speed data packages. Wireline segment revenues increased 8.4% due to higher fiber lease revenues, as well as higher internet service fees as customers upgraded their services.

Total operating expenses were $160.8 million in the third quarter of 2016 compared to $70.1 million in the prior year period. Operating expenses in the third quarter of 2016 included $15.3 million of integration and acquisition costs associated with the nTelos acquisition, with $14.5 million in the Wireless segment and $0.8 million in the Other segment. An additional $4.9 million of costs to operate and support the nTelos back office and billing functions until customers can migrate to Sprint platforms was included in cost of goods and services and selling, general and administrative expenses in the Wireless segment.

For the quarter ended September 30, 2016, the Company reported a net loss of $7.6 million, compared to net income of $8.0 million in the third quarter of 2015, primarily reflecting increased depreciation and amortization expenses and acquisition and integration costs incurred for its acquisition of nTelos.

Adjusted OIBDA (Operating Income Before Depreciation and Amortization) increased 100.4% to $73.7 million in the third quarter of 2016 from $36.8 million in the third quarter of 2015. Continuing OIBDA (Adjusted OIBDA less the benefit received from the waived Sprint management fee over the next six years) increased 74.5% to $64.2 million.

President and CEO Christopher E. French commented, "Our third quarter results reflect our first full quarter including the assets and customers gained through our acquisition of nTelos. In addition to the resulting increases in wireless, revenue and OIBDA also increased in our cable and wireline segments. As we complete the operational changes related to blending our wireless operations, we are increasingly energized by the opportunities across all segments and our larger footprint and presence in the Mid-Atlantic region. We are focused on leveraging the consistent coverage and high speed access of our state-of-the-art networks to serve our large and growing customer base."

Wireless Segment

 

 

Third quarter wireless service revenues increased $63.2 million or 132.3%, primarily related to the addition of approximately 580,000 postpaid and prepaid customers from the nTelos acquisition. Additionally, the segment benefitted from a reduction in the postpaid fees retained by Sprint as part of the amended affiliate agreement.Page 2

During the third quarter of 2016, net postpaid subscribers increased by 1,222 as compared to 7,035 net postpaid subscriber additions in the third quarter of 2015, while net prepaid subscribers declined by 13,865 during third quarter 2016, compared to a decline of 327 in the third quarter of 2015.

Third quarter adjusted OIBDA in the Wireless segment was $62.5 million, an increase of 130% from the third quarter of 2015. Continuing OIBDA in the Wireless segment was $53.0 million.

"The doubling of our wireless customer base and the addition of several new, complementary markets positions us well for continued growth. During the quarter, we saw continued expenses related to the migration of certain nTelos customers to the Sprint billing platform. Our upgraded networks are a competitive advantage and we continue to make progress bringing improved reliability and coverage in our acquired markets," Mr. French stated.

Cable Segment

 

 

Revenues in the Cable segment increased $3.1 million or 12.9% to $27.6 million, primarily due to 6.8% growth in average RGUs (the sum of voice, data, and video users), video rate increases implemented in January 2016 to pass through programming cost increases, new and existing customers selecting higher speed data access packages and growth in the number of higher speed data and phone customers. Operating expenses increased 1.1% to $25.3 million in the third quarter of 2016. Third quarter operating income was $2.3 million compared to an operating loss of $0.6 million in the prior year.

Revenue generating units totaled 132,430 at September 30, 2016, an increase of 6.4% over September 30, 2015.

Adjusted OIBDA in the Cable segment for third quarter 2016 was $8.2 million, up 50.5% from $5.5 million in the third quarter of 2015.

Mr. French stated, "We are confident in the strength and performance of our Cable segment as customer expectations and demands increase related to the availability and capabilities of their cable service. The performance of our state-of-the-art network has prompted many existing customers to upgrade their monthly subscription plans and attracted new customers seeking robust service selections.

Wireline Segment

 

 

Revenue in the Wireline segment increased 8.4% to $18.7 million in the third quarter of 2016, as compared to $17.3 million in the third quarter of 2015. Carrier access and fiber revenue for the quarter was $12.4 million, an increase of 13.8% from the same quarter last year, as a result of new fiber contracts. Operating expenses increased 4.8% or $0.6 million to $13.9 million for third quarter 2016, primarily due to costs to support new fiber contracts.

Adjusted OIBDA in the Wireline segment for third quarter 2016 was $7.7 million, as compared to $7.5 million in third quarter 2015.

Other Information

 

 

Capital expenditures were $42.7 million in the third quarter of 2016 compared to $14.5 million in the comparable 2015 period.

Cash and cash equivalents as of September 30, 2016 were $27.5 million, compared to $76.8 million at December 31, 2015. Total outstanding debt at September 30, 2016 totaled $809.6 million, net of unamortized loan costs, compared to $199.7 million as of December 31, 2015. At September 30, 2016, debt as a percent of total assets was 56.5%. The amount available to the Company through its revolver facility was $75.0 million, and from the delayed draw term loan, $50.0 million.Page 3

"Our balance sheet remains strong, providing a secure foundation to drive the growth of our customer base, while also enabling us to continually improve our service offerings and capabilities. The addition of the nTelos markets has significantly expanded our operations and we remain focused on adding new customers in new markets as we grow our position as one of the top six public wireless providers in the United States," Mr. French concluded.

Conference Call and Webcast

 

 

The Company will host a conference call and simultaneous webcast today, Monday, November 7, 2016, at 8:30 A.M. Eastern Time.

Teleconference Information:

Monday, November 7, 2016 8:30 A.M. (ET) Dial in number: 1-888-695-7639

Password: 10988671 Audio webcast: http://investor.shentel.com/

An audio replay of the call will be available approximately two hours after the call is complete, through November 14, 2016 by calling (855) 859-2056.

About Shenandoah Telecommunications

 

 

Shenandoah Telecommunications Company (Shentel) provides a broad range of diversified communications services through its high speed, state-of-the-art network to customers in the Mid-Atlantic United States. The Company’s services include: wireless voice and data; cable video, internet and digital voice; fiber network and services; and regulated local and long distance telephone. Shentel is the exclusive personal communications service ("PCS") Affiliate of Sprint in portions of Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia. For more information, please visit www.shentel.com.

This release contains forward-looking statements that are subject to various risks and uncertainties. The Company's actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements as a result of unforeseen factors. A discussion of factors that may cause actual results to differ from management's projections, forecasts, estimates and expectations is available in the Company’s filings with the SEC. Those factors may include changes in general economic conditions, increases in costs, changes in regulation and other competitive factors.

 

 

CONTACTS:

Shenandoah Telecommunications, Inc.

Adele Skolits

CFO and VP of Finance

540-984-5161

Adele.skolits@emp.shentel.com

Or

John Nesbett/Jennifer Belodeau

Institutional Marketing Services (IMS)

203-972-9200

jnesbett@institutionalms.comPage 4

SHENANDOAH TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMPANY AND SUBSIDIARIES

UNAUDITED CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS

 

(in thousands) September 30, 2016

September 30, 2016

December 31, 2015

 

Cash and cash equivalents

 

$ 27,531

 

$ 76,812

 

Other current assets

 

113,998

 

51,135

 

Total current assets

 

141,529

 

127,947

 

Investments

 

10,113

 

10,679

 

Building held for sale

 

4,950

 

-

 

Net property, plant and equipment

 

667,741

 

410,018

 

Intangible assets, net

 

458,401

 

66,993

 

Goodwill

 

145,413

 

10

 

Deferred charges and other assets, net

 

5,478

 

11,504

 

Total assets

 

$ 1,433,625

 

$ 627,151

 

Total current liabilities

 

135,464

 

60,729

 

Long-term debt, less current maturities

 

783,595

 

177,169

 

Total other liabilities

 

216,260

 

99,315

 

Total shareholders' equity

 

298,306

 

289,938

 

Total liabilities and shareholders' equity

 

$ 1,433,625

 

$ 627,151

 

 

SHENANDOAH TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMPANY AND SUBSIDIARIES

UNAUDITED CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF INCOME

 

(in thousands, except per share amounts) Three Months Ended

Three Months Ended

Nine Months Ended

 

September 30,

 

September 30,

 

2016

 

2015

 

2016

 

2015

 

Operating revenues

 

$ 156,836

 

$ 85,212

 

$ 379,716

 

$ 255,202

 

Cost of goods and services

 

58,317

 

30,570

 

140,354

 

91,541

 

Selling, general, and administrative

 

40,369

 

18,306

 

96,263

 

55,024

 

Integration and acquisition expenses

 

15,272

 

2,129

 

35,801

 

3,153

 

Depreciation and amortization

 

46,807

 

19,118

 

96,961

 

53,119

 

Total operating expenses

 

160,765

 

70,123

 

369,379

 

202,837

 

Operating income (loss)

 

(3,929)

 

15,089

 

10,337

 

52,365

 

Other income (expense):

 

Interest expense

 

(8,845)

 

(1,808)

 

(16,369)

 

(5,663)

 

Gain on investments, net

 

127

 

(211)

 

237

 

(12)

 

Non-operating income, net

 

1,400

 

391

 

2,910

 

1,265

 

Income (loss) before taxes

 

(11,247)

 

13,461

 

(2,885)

 

47,955

 

Income tax expense (benefit)

 

(3,651)

 

5,465

 

(2,174)

 

19,199

 

Net income (loss)

 

$ (7,596)

 

$ 7,996

 

$ (711)

 

$ 28,756

 

Earnings (loss) per share:

 

Basic

 

$ (0.16)

 

$ 0.17

 

$ (0.01)

 

$ 0.59

 

Diluted

 

$ (0.16)

 

$ 0.16

 

$ (0.01)

 

$ 0.59

 

Weighted average shares outstanding, basic

 

48,909

 

48,406

 

48,768

 

48,364

 

Weighted average shares outstanding, diluted

 

48,909

 

49,071

 

48,768

 

48,967

 

 

Non-GAAP Financial Measure

 

 

 

In managing our business and assessing our financial performance, management supplements the information provided by financial statement measures prepared in accordance with GAAP with adjusted OIBDA and continuing OIBDA, which are considered "non-GAAP financial measures" under SEC rules.

Adjusted OIBDA is defined by us as operating income (loss) before depreciation and amortization, adjusted to exclude the effects of: certain non-recurring transactions; impairment of assets; gains and losses on asset sales; straight-line adjustments for the waived management fee; amortization of the affiliate expansion asset; and share-based compensation expense. Adjusted OIBDA should not be construed as an alternative to operating income as determined in accordance with GAAP as a measure of operating performance. Continuing OIBDA is defined by us as adjusted OIBDA, less the benefit received from the waived management fee by Sprint over the next approximate six years.

In a capital-intensive industry such as telecommunications, management believes that adjusted OIBDA and continuing OIBDA and the associated percentage margin calculations are meaningful measures of our operating performance. We use adjusted OIBDA and continuing OIBDA as supplemental performance measures because management believes they facilitate comparisons of our operating performance from period to period and comparisons of our operating performance to that of other companies by excluding potential differences caused by the age and book depreciation of fixed assets (affecting relative depreciation expenses) as well as the other items described above for which additional adjustments were made. In the future, management expects that the Company may again report adjusted OIBDA and continuing OIBDA excluding these items and may incur expenses similar to these excluded items. Accordingly, the exclusion of these and other similar items from our non-GAAP presentation should not be interpreted as implying these items are non-recurring, infrequent or unusual.

While depreciation and amortization are considered operating costs under generally accepted accounting principles, these expenses primarily represent the current period allocation of costs associated with long-lived assets acquired or constructed in prior periods, and accordingly may obscure underlying operating trends for some purposes. By isolating the effects of these expenses and other items that vary from period to period without any correlation to our underlying performance, or that vary widely among similar companies, management believes adjusted OIBDA and continuing OIBDA facilitates internal comparisons of our historical operating performance, which are used by management for business planning purposes, and also facilitates comparisons of our performance relative to that of our competitors. In addition, we believe that adjusted OIBDA and continuing OIBDA and similar measures are widely used by investors and financial analysts as measures of our financial performance over time, and to compare our financial performance with that of other companies in our industry.

Adjusted OIBDA and continuing OIBDA have limitations as an analytical tool, and should not be considered in isolation or as a substitute for analysis of our results as reported under GAAP. These limitations include the following:

• they do not reflect capital expenditures;

• many of the assets being depreciated and amortized will have to be replaced in the future and adjusted OIBDA and continuing OIBDA do not reflect cash requirements for such replacements;

• they do not reflect costs associated with share-based awards exchanged for employee services;

• they do not reflect interest expense necessary to service interest or principal payments on indebtedness;

• they do not reflect gains, losses or dividends on investments;

• they do not reflect expenses incurred for the payment of income taxes; and

• other companies, including companies in our industry, may calculate adjusted OIBDA and continuing OIBDA differently than we do, limiting its usefulness as a comparative measure.

In light of these limitations, management considers adjusted OIBDA and continuing OIBDA as a financial performance measure that supplements but does not replace the information reflected in our GAAP results.

The following table shows adjusted OIBDA for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2016 and 2015:

Three Months Ended

Nine Months Ended

(in thousands)

September 30,

September 30,

2016

2015

2016

2015

Adjusted OIBDA

$ 73,746

$ 36,804

$ 170,166

$ 110,759

Continuing OIBDA

$ 64,228

$ 36,804

$ 154,554

$ 110,759

 

 

Continuing OIBDA

$ 52,991

$ 27,186

$ 120,819

$ 82,704

Cable Segment:

(in thousands)

Three Months Ended

Nine Months Ended

September 30,

September 30,

2016

2015

2016

2015

Operating income (loss)

$ 2,282

$ (603)

$ 4,043

$ (1,706)

Plus depreciation and amortization

5,860

5,948

17,834

17,286

Plus (gain) on asset sales

(19)

(39)

(53)

12

Plus share based compensation expense

108

164

673

665

Adjusted OIBDA and Continuing OIBDA

$ 8,231

$ 5,470

$ 22,497

$ 16,257

(1) Integration and acquisition costs consist of severance accruals for short-term nTelos personnel to be separated as integration activities wind down, transaction related expenses, device costs to support the transition to Sprint billing platforms, and other transition costs to support the migration to Sprint back-office functions. Once former nTelos customers migrate to the Sprint backoffice, the Company incurs certain postpaid fees retained by Sprint and prepaid costs passed to us by Sprint that would offset a portion of these savings. For the three and nine months ended September 30, 2016, these offsets were estimated at $1.3 million and $3.1 million, respectively.

(2) As part of the Company’s amended affiliate agreement, Sprint agreed to waive the management fee, which is historically presented as a contra-revenue by the Company, for a period of approximately six years. The impact of Sprint’s waiver of the management fee over the approximate six-year period is reflected as an increase in revenue, offset by the non-cash adjustment to recognize this impact on a straight-line basis over the contract term of approximately 14 years.

(3) Pursuant to the intangible asset exchange with Sprint, the Company recognized an intangible asset for the affiliate contract expansion received. Consistent with the presentation of related service fees charged by Sprint, the Company recognizes the amortization of this intangible as a contra-revenue over the contract term of approximately 14 years.

Supplemental Information

Subscriber Statistics

The following tables show selected operating statistics of the Wireless segment as of the dates shown:

 

Sept. 30,

December 31,

Sept. 30,

December 31,

2016

2015

2015

2014

Retail PCS Subscribers – Postpaid

718,785

312,512

303,527

287,867

Retail PCS Subscribers - Prepaid

275,446

142,840

145,104

145,162

PCS Market POPS (000) (1)

5,536

2,433

2,421

2,415

PCS Covered POPS (000) (1)

4,715

2,224

2,213

2,207

CDMA Base Stations (sites)

1,425

552

548

537

Towers Owned

181

158

154

154

Non-affiliate cell site leases

186

202

203

198

The changes from December 31, 2015 to September 30, 2016 shown above include the following amounts acquired in the nTelos acquisition and exchange with Sprint on May 6, 2016.

 

Acquired PCS Subscribers – Postpaid

404,444

Acquired PCS Subscribers – Prepaid

154,944

Acquired PCS Market POPS (000) (1)

3,099

Acquired PCS Covered POPS (000) (1)

2,298

Acquired CDMA Base Stations (sites) (2)

868

Towers

20

Non-affiliate Cell Site Leases

10

 

 

Three Months Ended

Nine Months Ended

September 30,

September 30,

2016

2015

2016

2015

Gross PCS Subscriber Additions - Postpaid

41,563

19,638

85,104

54,477

Net PCS Subscriber Additions – Postpaid

1,222

7,035

1,829

15,660

Gross PCS Subscriber Additions – Prepaid

35,202

20,228

83,786

63,806

Net PCS Subscriber Additions (Losses) - Prepaid

(13,865)

(327)

(22,338)

(58)

PCS Average Monthly Retail Churn % - Postpaid (3)

2.01%

1.40%

1.71%

1.47%

PCS Average Monthly Retail Churn % - Prepaid (3)

5.43%

4.72%

5.06%

4.85%

 

1) POPS refers to the estimated population of a given geographic area and is based on information purchased from third party sources. Market POPS are those within a market area which we are authorized to serve under our Sprint PCS affiliate agreements, and Covered POPS are those covered by our network.

2) Net of approximately 160 overlap cell sites we intend to shut down in coming months.

3) PCS Average Monthly Retail Churn is the average of the monthly subscriber turnover, or churn, calculations for the period.

During the three and nine months ended September 30, 2016, 2,880 and 4,410 former nTelos prepaid subscribers switched to postpaid subscribers as they migrated to the Sprint back-office platforms during the three and nine months ended September 30, 2016, respectively.

 

The following table shows selected operating statistics of the Cable segment as of the dates shown:

 

Sept. 30,

December 31,

Sept. 30,

December 31,

2016

2015

2015

2014

Homes Passed (1)

184,698

172,538

172,388

171,589

Customer Relationships (2)

Video customers

48,924

48,184

48,421

49,247

Non-video customers

28,469

24,550

23,816

22,051

Total customer relationships

77,393

72,734

72,237

71,298

Video

Customers (3)

51,379

50,215

50,839

52,095

Penetration (4)

27.8%

29.1%

29.5%

30.4%

Digital video penetration (5)

76.3%

77.9%

75.2%

65.9%

High-speed Internet

Available Homes (6)

183,814

172,538

172,388

171,589

Customers (3)

59,852

55,131

53,960

50,686

Penetration (4)

32.6%

32.0%

31.3%

29.5%

Voice

Available Homes (6)

181,077

169,801

169,651

168,852

Customers (3)

21,199

20,166

19,723

18,262

Penetration (4)

11.7%

11.9%

11.6%

10.8%

Total Revenue Generating Units (7)

132,430

125,512

124,522

121,043

Fiber Route Miles

3,124

2,844

2,842

2,834

Total Fiber Miles (8)

84,945

76,949

75,021

72,694

Average Revenue Generating Units

131,707

124,054

123,282

117,744

 

1) Homes and businesses are considered passed ("homes passed") if we can connect them to our distribution system without further extending the transmission lines. Homes passed is an estimate based upon the best available information.

2) Customer relationships represent the number of customers who receive at least one of our services.

3) Generally, a dwelling or commercial unit with one or more television sets connected to our distribution system counts as one video customer. Where services are provided on a bulk basis, such as to hotels and some multi-dwelling units, the revenue charged to the customer is divided by the rate for comparable service in the local market to determine the number of customer equivalents included in the customer counts shown above. During the first quarter of 2016, we modified the way we count subscribers when a commercial customer upgrades its internet service via a fiber contract. We retroactively applied the new count methodology to prior periods, and applied similar logic to certain bulk customers; the net result was reductions in internet subscriber counts of 559, 660 and 673 subscribers to December 31, 2015, September 30, 2015 and December 31, 2014 totals, respectively.

4) Penetration is calculated by dividing the number of customers by the number of homes passed or available homes, as appropriate.

5) Digital video penetration is calculated by dividing the number of digital video customers by total video customers. Digital video customers are video customers who receive any level of video service via digital transmission. A dwelling with one or more digital set-top boxes or digital adapters counts as one digital video customer.

6) Homes and businesses are considered available ("available homes") if we can connect them to our distribution system without further extending the transmission lines and if we offer the service in that area.

7) Revenue generating units are the sum of video, voice and high-speed internet customers.

8) Fiber miles are measured by taking the number of fiber strands in a cable and multiplying that number by the route distance. For example, a 10 mile route with 144 fiber strands would equal 1,440 fiber miles.

On January 1, 2016, the Company acquired the assets of Colane Cable Company. With the acquisition, the Company acquired 3,299 video customers, 1,405 high-speed internet customers, and 302 voice customers. The customers are included in the September 30, 2016 totals shown above.

 

The following table shows selected operation statistics of the Wireline segment as of the dates shown:

 

Sept. 30,

Dec. 31,

Sept. 30,

Dec. 31,

2016

2015

2015

2014

Telephone Access Lines (1)

18,737

20,252

21,598

21,612

Long Distance Subscribers

9,186

9,476

9,651

9,571

Video Customers (2)

5,285

5,356

5,375

5,692

DSL Subscribers (3)

14,195

13,890

13,323

13,094

Fiber Route Miles

1,916

1,736

1,625

1,556

Total Fiber Miles (4)

133,903

123,891

107,432

99,387

1) Effective October 1, 2015, we launched cable modem services on our cable plant, and eliminated the requirement that a customer have a telephone access line to purchase DSL service.

2) The Wireline segment’s video service passes approximately 16,000 homes.

3) September 2016 and December 2015 totals include 911 and 420 customers, respectively, served via the coaxial cable network. During first quarter 2016, we modified the way we count subscribers when a commercial customer upgrades its internet service via a fiber contract. We retroactively applied the new count methodology to prior periods and the net result was increases in internet subscriber counts of 804, 489 and 352 subscribers to December 31, 2015, September 30, 2015 and December 31, 2014 totals, respectively.

4) Fiber miles are measured by taking the number of fiber strands in a cable and multiplying that number by the route distance. For example, a 10 mile route with 144 fiber strands would equal 1,440 fiber miles. Fiber counts were revised following a review of fiber records in the first quarter of 2015.

Segment Information

 

Operating segments are defined as components of an enterprise about which separate financial information is available that is evaluated regularly by the chief operating decision maker. The Company has three reportable segments, which the Company operates and manages as strategic business units organized by lines of business: (1) Wireless, (2) Cable, and (3) Wireline. A fourth segment, Other, primarily includes Shenandoah Telecommunications Company, the parent holding company.

The Wireless segment has historically provided digital wireless service to a portion of a four-state area covering the region from Harrisburg, York and Altoona, Pennsylvania, to Harrisonburg, Virginia, as a Sprint PCS Affiliate. With the recent acquisition of nTelos, the Company’s wireless service area expanded to include south-central and western Virginia, West Virginia, and small portions of Kentucky and Ohio. This segment also owns cell site towers built on leased land, and leases space on these towers to both affiliates and non-affiliated service providers.

The Cable segment provides video, internet and voice services in Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland, and leases fiber optic facilities throughout southern Virginia and West Virginia. It does not include video, internet and voice services provided to customers in Shenandoah County, Virginia.

The Wireline segment provides regulated and unregulated voice services, DSL internet access, and long distance access services throughout Shenandoah County and portions of Rockingham, Frederick, Warren and Augusta counties, Virginia. The segment also provides video and cable modem services in portions of Shenandoah County, and leases fiber optic facilities throughout the northern Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, northern Virginia and adjacent areas along the Interstate 81 corridor through West Virginia, Maryland and portions of central and southern Pennsylvania.  

Three months ended September 30, 2016

(in thousands)

Wireless

Cable

Wireline

Other

Eliminations

Consolidated Totals

External revenues

Service revenues

$ 111,001

$ 24,948

$ 4,948

$ -

$ -

$ 140,897

Other

7,978

2,031

5,930

-

-

15,939

Total external revenues

118,979

26,979

10,878

-

-

156,836

Internal revenues

1,140

587

7,854

-

(9,581)

-

Total operating revenues

120,119

27,566

18,732

-

(9,581)

156,836

Operating expenses

Costs of goods and services, exclusive of depreciation and amortization shown separately below

43,097

14,654

9,442

-

(8,876)

58,317

Selling, general and administrative, exclusive of depreciation and amortization shown separately below

29,892

4,770

1,676

4,736

(705)

40,369

Integration and acquisition expenses

14,499

-

-

773

-

15,272

Depreciation and amortization

38,038

5,860

2,822

87

-

46,807

Total operating expenses

125,526

25,284

13,940

5,596

(9,581)

160,765

Operating income (loss)

$ (5,407)

$ 2,282

$ 4,792

$ (5,596)

$ -

$ (3,929)

 

Three months ended September 30, 2015

(in thousands)

Wireless

Cable

Wireline

Other

Eliminations

Consolidated Totals

External revenues

Service revenues

$ 47,793

$ 22,284

$ 4,904

$ -

$ -

$ 74,981

Other

2,734

1,882

5,615

-

-

10,231

Total external revenues

50,527

24,166

10,519

-

-

85,212

Internal revenues

1,109

251

6,759

-

(8,119)

-

Total operating revenues

51,636

24,417

17,278

-

(8,119)

85212

Operating expenses

Costs of goods and services, exclusive of depreciation and amortization shown separately below

15,572

14,124

8,212

-

(7,338)

30,570

Selling, general and administrative, exclusive of depreciation and amortization shown separately below

9,027

4,948

1,688

3,424

(781)

18,306

Integration and acquisition expenses

-

-

-

2,129

-

2,129

Depreciation and amortization

9,644

5,948

3,404

122

-

19,118

Total operating expenses

34,243

25,020

13,304

5,675

(8,119)

70,123

Operating income (loss)

$ 17,393

$ (603)

$ 3,974

$ (5,675)

$ -

$ 15,089

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