Pareteum Expects Second Quarter 2018 Revenue of At Least $5.75 Million
Represents a 78% Increase Over Second Quarter 2017
2018 Revenue Outlook Raised to 80% Year-Over-Year Growth
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – PRNewswire – July 10, 2018 – Pareteum Corporation (NYSE American: TEUM), (“Pareteum” or the “Company”), the rapidly growing Cloud Communications Platform company, announced today that the Company expects to report revenues of at least $5.75 million, which represents approximately 78% growth for the second quarter ended June 30, 2018, as compared to a year ago. The second quarter’s expected 2018 revenues will represent an approximate 40% sequential growth over the first quarter of 2018, demonstrating the strong growth in connections that was previously reported in the first quarter of 2018.
Connections, which are a lead indicator of revenue, rose to approximately 2,713,600 as of June 30, 2018, representing a 22.5% quarter over quarter growth in 2018. The year over year increase, from the end of the second quarter 2017 to the end of the second quarter 2018, was a significant 225%, providing management the confidence to increase its projected 2018 revenue outlook to a substantial 80% annual revenue growth over 2017’s year-end totals.
Hal Turner, Executive Chairman and Principal Executive Officer of Pareteum, commented, “Our TEUM surged into 2018 with strong first quarter results, demonstrated by the acceleration in revenues and connections. This momentum has continued into the second quarter, at an accelerating rate, because of rapid conversions of our 36 Month Contractual Revenue Backlog. We see this translating into our best quarter, ever. We anticipate continued improvement in our results and execution of our long-term strategies, aimed at open mobility and open applications, globally delivered as part of excellent customer experiences in every engagement.”
Pareteum’s second quarter, ended June 30, 2018, earnings and results update call is expected to be held during the week of August 6, 2018.
The mission of Pareteum Corporation (NYSE American: TEUM) is to connect “every person and everything.” Organizations use Pareteum to energize their growth and profitability through cloud communication services and complete turnkey solutions featuring relevant content, applications, and connectivity worldwide. Our platform services partners (technologies integrated into our cloud) include: HPE, IBM, Sonus, Oracle, Microsoft, and other world class technology providers. All of the relevant customer acquired value is derived from Pareteum’s award winning software, developed and enhanced for many years. By harnessing the value of communications, Pareteum serves retail, enterprise and IoT customers. Pareteum currently has offices in New York, Sao Paulo, Madrid, Barcelona, Bahrain and the Netherlands. For more information please visit: www.pareteum.com.
Forward Looking Statements:
Certain statements contained herein constitute “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements may include, without limitation, statements with respect to Pareteum’s plans and objectives, projections, expectations and intentions. These forward-looking statements are based on current expectations, estimates and projections about Pareteum’s industry, management’s beliefs and certain assumptions made by management. Readers are cautioned that any such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions that are difficult to predict. Because such statements involve risks and uncertainties, the actual results and performance of Pareteum may differ materially from the results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Given these uncertainties, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements. Unless otherwise required by law, Pareteum also disclaims any obligation to update its view of any such risks or uncertainties or to announce publicly the result of any revisions to the forward-looking statements made here. Additional information concerning certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected or suggested in Pareteum’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, copies of which are available from the SEC or may be obtained upon request from Pareteum Corporation.
Contractual Revenue Backlog Definition:
Contractual revenue backlog, a Non-GAAP measure is measured on a forward looking 36-month snapshot view monthly, and, is generated by each of the Company’s Managed Services, Global Mobility Cloud, and Application Exchange & Developer’s Platform customers. The Pareteum multi-year Software-as-a-Service agreements include service establishment and implementation fees, guaranteed minimum monthly recurring fees, as well as contractually scheduled subscribers, in some cases including subscriber usage, during the term of the agreement, and, their resulting monthly contractual revenue. There can be no assurances that we reach the total contract revenue backlog. Timing of revenue recognition may vary from actual results.
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