Telecom & Wireless

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AT&T Tests Drones To Bolster Cell Reception

According to website BGR.com, AT&T (NYSE: T) may use flying drones to improve cell reception. AT&T calls the devices "flying COWs" of "cells on wings" The program may help the ...
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AT&T Could Take Another Shot at T-Mobile Buyout

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) tried to buy T-Mobile US Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) in 2011. Regulators balked and the $39 billion deal cratered. With a possible tie-up of Sprint Corp. (NYSE: ...
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Chinese 4G Users Hit 770 Million in 2016

The number of people who use connected 4G devices in China reached 770 million last year, well over two times the U.S. population. No wonder it has become a bloody ...
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How the Major Unlimited Data Plans Stack Up

It did not take long, but all the major players in the telecom industry have been whipped into a frenzy following a cascade of new unlimited data deals. Although there ...
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T-Mobile, Verizon Top Mobile Network Rankings

Now that AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) and Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) have once again added unlimited data packages to their mobile phone plan options, this is a good time ...
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Why Analysts Think M&A Might Be in the Cards for T-Mobile

T-Mobile US Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) reported its fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Tuesday. Investors responded positively to the results and analysts seemed to take the same approach ...
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Would a Return of the Nokia 3310 Really Matter?

Does it seem possible that Nokia Corp. (NYSE: NOK) could be back in the news over a phone launch — or a phone relaunch? Isn't this 2017 rather than 2007? ...
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Can Investors Make Up Their Minds on T-Mobile Earnings?

T-Mobile US Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) reported its fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Tuesday. The company said that it had $0.45 in earnings per share (EPS) on $10.18 ...
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Verizon Is the DJIA’s Worst Performing Stock for 2017

Dow Jones Industrial Average component Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) is not having a good start to the year. The company's stock has lost 8.99% of its value since the ...
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Verizon Is the Dow’s Worst Performing Stock in 2017

Dow Jones Industrial Average A component Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) is off to a rocky start in 2017. Year to date, the shares traded down 7.02% as of Friday's close. ...
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Verizon and AT&T Take Different Paths During Earnings Season and in M&A Views

Earnings season always has a chance of bringing some rather unexpected surprises. That was certainly the case for Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) in January after it missed on earnings ...
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AT&T Remains Relatively Flat After Meeting Earnings

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) reported fourth quarter financial results after markets closed on Wednesday. The telecom giant posted $0.66 in earnings per share (EPS) and $41.8 billion in revenue, versus ...
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Why Analysts Are Looking Higher to the CenturyLink and Level 3 Merger

CenturyLink Inc. (NYSE: CTL) remains a rather controversial stock, even after its acquisition of Level 3 Communications Inc. (NYSE: LVLT). This carrier comes with a massive $2.16 annualized dividend, which ...
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Are Analysts Punishing Verizon Too Hard?

When Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) reported earnings on Tuesday morning, the reaction was worse than most investors would have ever expected. It turns out that Verizon is suffering from ...
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Why Verizon Earnings Fell Short

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) reported its fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Tuesday. The company posted $0.86 in earnings per share (EPS) on $32.34 billion in revenue. ...
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