2 Financial and operational highlights as of December 31, 2017 2017 Highlights See our investor website ( for reconciliations to U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) for the non-GAAP financial measures included in this annual report. Forward-looking statements In this communication we have made forward-looking statements. These statements are based on our estimates and assumptions and are subject to risks and uncertainties. Forward-looking statements include the information concerning our possible or assumed future results of operations. Forward-looking statements also include those preceded or followed by the words “anticipates,” “believes,” “estimates,” “hopes” or similar expressions. For those statements, we claim the protection of the safe harbor for forward-looking statements contained in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. We undertake no obligation to revise or publicly release the results of any revision to these forward-looking statements, except as required by law. Given these risks and uncertainties, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements. The following important factors, along with those discussed in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”), could affect future results and could cause those results to differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements: adverse conditions in the U.S. and international economies the effects of competition in the markets in which we operate material changes in technology or technology substitution disruption of our key suppliers’ provisioning of products or services changes in the regulatory environment in which we operate, including any increase in restrictions on our ability to operate our networks breaches of network or information technology security, natural disasters, terrorist attacks or acts of war or significant litigation and any resulting financial impact not covered by insurance our high level of indebtedness an adverse change in the ratings afforded our debt securities by nationally accredited ratings organizations or adverse conditions in the credit markets affecting the cost, including interest rates, and/or availability of further financing material adverse changes in labor matters, including labor negotiations, and any resulting financial and/or operational impact significant increases in benefit plan costs or lower investment returns on plan assets changes in tax laws or treaties, or in their interpretation changes in accounting assumptions that regulatory agencies, including the SEC, may require or that result from changes in the accounting rules or their application, which could result in an impact on earnings the inability to implement our business strategies and the inability to realize the expected benefits of strategic transactions. Dividends Declared Per Share $2.335 Up 2.2% year over year $2.23 2017 2016 $2.285 2015 $2.335 $7.36 reported earnings per share $25.3 billion in cash flow from operations 116.3 million wireless retail connections $87.5 billion in wireless revenues $3.74 adjusted earnings per share (non-GAAP) 11th consecutive year of annual dividend increases 97.9 million retail postpaid 4G LTE connections $126.0 billion in consolidated revenues 1.01% wireless retail postpaid churn 5.9 million Fios Internet subscribers 4.6 million Fios Video subscribers 4.0% growth in Fios revenues
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