Issuer Ranking: EMEA Telecoms, Cable, And Satellite Operators, Strongest To Weakest Apr 10

  • ID: 1711702
  • April 2010
  • Region: EMEA
  • Standard & Poors
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  • BT Group PLC
  • Invitel Holdings A/S
  • O2 Czech Republic a.s.
  • Rostelecom OJSC
  • Telecom Italia SpA
  • Uralsvyazinform (OJSC)
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Rating and credit dynamics among the 60 publicly-rated telecommunications, cable, and satellite operators in the EMEA (Europe, the Middle East, and Africa) region understandably differ greatly depending on the companies' business profiles (in particular, whether or not they are incumbents), core markets, and financial profiles. Standard & Poor's Ratings Services broadly groups its ratings distribution in the sector into three categories: Telecoms incumbents (originally established as regulated monopolies) and solidly established mobile operators in Europe. Their business profiles range from "strong" to "satisfactory" but their long-term corporate credit ratings range more widely, from 'A+' to 'B-', depending on each company's capital structure. Telecoms companies operating in emerging markets, such as Russia or Africa. They often benefit from a supportive growth...

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- Telefonica S.A.
- Vivendi S.A.
- Orange
- Proximus S.A.
- TeliaSonera AB
- Telkom SA SOC Ltd.
- Koninklijke KPN N.V.
- Deutsche Telekom AG
- Rostelecom OJSC
- O2 Czech Republic a.s.
- Moscow City Telephone Network (JSC)
- Colt Technology Services Ltd.
- Vimpel-Communications PJSC
- Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S.
- Portugal Telecom SGPS S.A.
- Hellenic Telecommunications Organization S.A.
- Orange Polska S.A.
- Vodafone Group PLC
- Mobile TeleSystems (OJSC)
- Wind Telecomunicazioni SpA
- Telecom Italia SpA
- Elisa Corp.
- Sistema (JSFC)
- Swisscom AG
- SES S.A.
- Telekom Austria AG
- North-West Telecom (JSC)
- Uralsvyazinform (OJSC)
- Central Telecommunications Co. (OJSC)
- Southern Telecommunications Co. (OJSC)
- Kazakhtelecom JSC
- VolgaTelecom (OJSC)
- BT Group PLC
- Kabel Deutschland Vertrieb und Service GmbH
- Inmarsat Holdings Ltd.
- MegaFon OJSC
- Global Crossing (U.K.) Telecommunications Ltd.
- Cell C (Pty) Ltd.
- Orascom Telecom Holdings S.A.E.
- WIND Hellas Telecommunications S.A.
- Virgin Media Inc.
- ERC Ireland Preferred Equity Ltd.
- Comstar United TeleSystems (JSC)
- UAB Bite Lietuva
- Eutelsat Communications S.A.
- Versatel AG
- Invitel Holdings A/S
- Saudi Telecom Co.
- Emirates Telecommunications Group Company PJSC
- Ooredoo Q.S.C.
- Polkomtel S.A.
- Interxion Holding N.V.
- Cable & Wireless Communications PLC

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