Argentine fixed line incumbent Telecom Argentina has announced it generated net revenue of ARS10.48 billion (USD2.65 billion) in the nine months ended 30 September 2010, an increase of 18% compared to the ARS8.86 billion reported a year earlier. Turnover from voice, data and internet services comprised ARS3.4 billion of the total, up 12% year-on-year, while mobile services accounted for the remaining ARS7.08 billion, representing a 22% rise year-on-year. Increased sales helped drive a 30% jump in net income from ARS1.01 billion in the first nine months of 2009 to ARS1.31 billion a year later, while net profit for the third quarter ended 30 September 2010 rose 47% year-on-year to ARS444 million. Telecom Argentina’s operating income before depreciation and amortisation (OIBDA) totalled ARS3.82 billion in the nine-month period, up 15% compared to 9M09. At 30 September 2010 Telecom Argentina had a total of 4.087 million fixed lines in service, up 1% year-on-year, while the firm’s broadband customers reached 1.33 million, representing an increase of 14% from 1.17 million at the end of September 2009. Telecom Argentina’s domestic mobile arm, Telecom Personal, reported a wireless customer base of 15.988 million at the end of the reporting period, an increase of 14% year-on-year, while the firm’s Paraguayan mobile subsidiary Nucleo had 1.855 million customers (including WiMAX), up 4% from 1.784 million a year earlier.