Telecom & Wireless

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Digicel Updates Underwriters and Terms in IPO Filing

Digicel Group Ltd. filed an amended F-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given in the filing, but ...
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Americans Don’t Turn Off Cellphones, Except in Church

Nearly everyone in America has a cell phone, and many people do not turn them off. One of the places cell phones should not be used is in church. These ...
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Why AT&T’s Investment Grade Rating Is Safe

Standard & Poor’s Rating Services affirmed its ratings on Thursday, including one for AT&T, Inc. (NYSE: T). The telecommunications giant is currently rated with a BBB+ corporate credit rating and a ...
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Wireless and Bandwidth Growth Continues to Surge: 4 Stocks to Buy Now

The market is feeling the weight of a more than six year rally, and investors are hard pressed to find growth that equals current valuations. There is one segment that ...
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Why Sprint Can’t Win With Its New Subscriber Plan

Sprint (NYSE: S) launched a new, revolutionary plan to add and keep subscribers. The only flaw is that AT&T  (NYSE: T) and Verizon (NYSE: VZ) can match the plan in ...
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The Driving Force Behind a 50% Rally in Sprint Shares

Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) has quietly gone from a struggling second-tier mobile phone carrier to a massive stock performer. How many other mobile carriers can say that their stock has ...
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Is There Enough Arbitrage in the Alcatel-Lucent Nokia Merger?

Nokia Corp. (NYSE: NOK) filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its proposed public exchange offer to acquire Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU). As previously announced, Nokia intends on ...
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Why 3 Analysts See AT&T Rising to $40 or Higher

If you were just following the tape after the AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) analyst day, you might think that most of the investment community was losing faith after rekindled bullish ...
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Softbank Dumps Another $87 Million Into Trouble Sprint

Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) needs more than $86 million to improve its chances of not falling further into fourth place among American wireless carriers. However, that is what its controlling shareholder ...
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How Analysts Rate Ooma After Quiet Period

Ooma Inc. (NYSE: OOMA) may just be another alternative to traditional telecom providers for small businesses and homes via Internet telephony. But the company has now seen its initial public ...
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What to Look For in AT&T’s Analysts Day

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) is set to have its analysts day on August 12, when it will outline the future of the company given the completion of the DirecTV acquisition. ...
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Will Dropping Contracts, Subsidies Help or Hurt Verizon?

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) announced Friday that it is eliminating its subsidized phone contracts and will offer a two-year service plan instead. Under the new plans, the company’s subscribers ...
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Why Windstream Earnings Are So Attractive

Windstream Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: WIN) released its second-quarter earnings report Thursday before the markets opened. The company had a net loss of $0.48 per share on $1.4 billion in revenue, ...
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What Could Make Sprint Profitable Again?

On Tuesday, Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) came out with earnings that beat Wall Street’s expectations. However, an earnings beat typically only serves as a short to intermediate term catalyst for ...
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Atlanta, Chicago Claim Top Spot in Wireless Survey

In the new RootMetrics survey, which covers the first half of the year, for overall wireless service in the nation's 125 most populous markets, Atlanta and Chicago easily finished at the ...
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