Equant ( ENT), a provider of voice, data, Internet and other services, reported third-quarter results that beat Wall Street's expectations. The company, which is based in Amsterdam, reported an adjusted loss of $4 million, or 2 cents a share, compared with earnings of $11.4 million, or 6 cents a share, in the year-ago period. Adjusted results exclude share plan costs, nonrecurring items, equity in the loss of an unconsolidated affiliate and extraordinary items. Analysts expected the company to lose 4 cents a share for the quarter, according to First Call/Thomson Financial. Revenue rose 44.7% to $403.6 million from $278.9 million last year.