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AT&T total fourth-quarter wireline revenues were $14.9B down 0.5%

Total fourth-quarter wireline revenues were $14.9 billion, down 0.5 percent versus the year-earlier quarter but up 0.7 percent sequentially. Fourth-quarter wireline operating expenses were $13.1 billion, down 0.9 percent versus the fourth quarter of 2011. AT&T’s wireline operating income totaled $1.8 billion, up 1.8 percent from the fourth quarter of 2011. Positive consumer revenue trends helped to partially offset declines in revenues from business customers. Fourth-quarter wireline operating income margin was 12.0 percent, compared to 11.7 percent in the year-earlier quarter