Telecom & Wireless

Are AT&T and Verizon Finally Looking Safer for Long-Term Investors?

It's been a tough road for telecom investors of late. Very high dividends just have not enticed investors back into telecom giants Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) and AT&T Inc. ...
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Huawei Pitches to Do Business Outside China

Many U.S. lawmakers don't like Chinese telecom giant Huawei very much. They believe that its products are a way for China's government to spy on American business interests and smartphone ...
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How Many Devices Does China Use to Spy on US?

Huawei Technologies, the largest smartphone company in China and the third largest in the world, was about to build a beachhead in the U.S. market via a distribution deal with ...
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AT&T to Roll Out Super-Fast 5G

How fast is wireless 5G? Using the technology, a high-definition movie can be downloaded in under a minute. A 50 gigabyte (GB) game can be downloaded in less than two. ...
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Net Neutrality Repeal Has Some Supporters

Thursday's Federal Communications Commission (FCC) vote repealing the agency's 2015 Net Neutrality regulations were roundly condemned by any number of technology firms and consumer rights organizations. There were, however, some ...
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FCC Kills Net Neutrality on Party-Line Vote

Even though the room had to be cleared once for security purposes, nothing could stop the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from taking a vote on what FCC chairman Ajit Pai ...
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AT&T Launches Broadband Over Power Line Project, a Threat to Traditional Broadband

For decades, there has been a theory that power lines could be used for internet distribution. They are nearly ubiquitous. The investment in their massive infrastructure has already been made. ...
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Net Neutrality Protests to Ramp Up Before FCC Vote

In more than 700 U.S. towns and cities, from Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania, to San Francisco, people took to the streets Thursday to protest the proposed changes to net neutrality regulations. ...
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SunTrust Analysts Love 5 Data Center and Tower Stocks for 2018

Despite the huge market run in 2017, one thing remains pretty obvious. Demand at data centers driven by cloud computing and content will only continue to grow, and wireless usage ...
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T-Mobile Sets Stock Buyback of $1.5 Billion

Mobile carrier T-Mobile US Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) announced Wednesday morning that the company's board of directors have approved a stock repurchase program of up to $1.5 billion in T-Mobile common ...
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Streaming Video Catching Up With Pay TV; Will Revenues Follow?

Telecom and media giant AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) announced Tuesday morning that its DirecTV Now over-the-top streaming service has signed up more than 1 million subscribers in the first year ...
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Verizon to Roll Out 5G Network Late Next Year in 3 to 5 US Cities

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) announced on Wednesday that it plans to launch wireless residential broadband services in three to five U.S. cities in the second half of 2018 using ...
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Why AT&T Is Still the Most Shorted NYSE Stock

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) again ranked number one on the list of most shorted stocks traded on the New York Stock Exchange for the most recent period. That position was ...
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Should CenturyLink Shares Really Be at 20-Year Lows?

CenturyLink Inc. (NYSE: CTL) has had a pretty miserable day after earnings. Yet, things could have been worse when you consider that the reports of delays on tax reform and ...
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Sprint Cannot Succeed on Its Own

It appears, based on media reports, that a marriage between number four U.S. wireless carrier Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) and number three carrier T-Mobile US Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) is off. ...
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