Telecom & Wireless

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Can New Sprint Rate Plan Hurt T-Mobile?

The latest shot fired in the battle for wireless subscribers came Tuesday morning from Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S). Last week’s shot was fired by T-Mobile US Inc. (NYSE: TMUS), so ...
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Smartphone Upgrades OK Early and Often With New T-Mobile Plan

T-Mobile US Inc. (NYSE: TMUS) has been gaining wireless customers at a more rapid pace than its bigger rivals, and part of the reason for that success is that the ...
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How Verizon Is Breaking Into Mobile Streaming

Streaming content on mobile devices has been a huge trend in the market in recent years. We have seen the likes of Facebook introduce video ads in its platform, or ...
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Why Analysts Keep Upgrading AT&T

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) has received a wave of positive analyst ratings recently. Most of this speculation appears to be surrounding its merger deal with DirecTV (NASDAQ: DTV). 24/7 Wall ...
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Why Credit Suisse Prefers T-Mobile and AT&T

Credit Suisse hosted its second annual 1-1 Telecom Services Conference with the chief financial officers of AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T), Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ), and T-Mobile US Inc. (NYSE: ...
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Why Sprint Is Getting Left High and Dry in the Mergers

The world of mergers in wireless and media delivery is coming to a critical junction. True convergence is finally here, and there are winners and losers. AT&T-DirecTV and now Dish ...
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Does a Dish, T-Mobile Deal Really Change Anything?

A deal is in the works between Dish Network Corp. (NASDAQ: DISH) and T-Mobile US Inc. (NYSE: TMUS) that would create what would be the third-largest pay-TV/telecommunications company in the ...
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Why the Super-High Dividend Yield From Frontier Is Safe

Frontier Communications Corp. (NASDAQ: FTR) is often considered a controversial stock in the world of telecom. It is involved in an acquisition and has a dividend yield of almost 8%. ...
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First Look: How to Evaluate AT&T After the DirecTV Acquisition

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) has seen its share of ups and downs in the world of telecom and dividends, but the pending DirecTV (NASDAQ: DTV) acquisition could be a game-changing ...
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Are AT&T and Verizon in Trouble?

Telecom doesn’t look too good these days. From the market leaders to the market laggards, everyone seems to either be spending more and more to make less and less, or ...
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Why Merrill Lynch Likes 3 Telecom Equipment Stocks

One analyst is scrutinizing a few companies in the telecom field. As this industry continues to move and grow, Merrill Lynch is making the call early before any of these ...
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Why BlackBerry Is Wasting Its Money on a Buyback Now

Buyback plans are often a useful tool for companies to return value to shareholders or to keep a stock price up. However, in the case of BlackBerry Ltd. (NASDAQ: BBRY), ...
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Leading Analyst Has 3 Top Picks in Telecom and Data Services

If you wonder if there is money to be made in telecom and data services, all you have to do is look at your smartphone. The demand is insatiable, and ...
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Analyst Sees Wider Losses Coming at Sprint

Looking at Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) over the past few years, the company has been in turnaround mode but it’s not clear whether this telecom giant can transform its network ...
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What Verizon Gets With AOL Acquisition

Tuesday morning started off with a bang on the announcement by Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) that it will acquire AOL Inc. (NYSE: AOL) for $50 a share in a ...
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