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NY Wants Concessions Before Approving Comcast, Time Warner Merger

The state of New York is letting Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) and Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC) know exactly what it thinks about the proposed $45 billion acquisition of ...
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AT&T Offers Amazon Fire Phone for ‘$0 Down’

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) has decided to offer Amazon.com Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AMZN) Fire phone for "$0 down." It is not clear whether AT&T has an oversupply of the smartphones, cannot ...
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How Soon Will Wireless Plans Be Free?

Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) announced a new plan that costs $60 a month for unlimited data. T-Mobile US Inc. (NYSE: TMUS) has one that costs $80. AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) ...
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Sprint’s New Subscription Offer: Double the Data, Double the Confusion

Provided customers can figure out exactly what they’re getting from the Sprint Corp.’s (NYSE: S) new Family Share Pack pricing, the deals might be pretty good. The offer certainly has ...
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Sprint Has America’s Worst Wireless Network

Its CEO of many years fired, its deal to takeover T-Mobile US Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) dead, and in the midst of the launch of a new pricing plan, Sprint Corp. ...
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Sprint CEO’s Plan: Cut Prices, Slash Costs

The surprise ending to merger discussions between Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) and T-Mobile US Inc. (NYSE: TMUS) included a housecleaning, at least in the corner office at Sprint. Long-time CEO ...
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AT&T Makes an iPad Offer You Can Refuse

Wireless carrier AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) came out with a new offer Thursday morning that may be better for the company’s inventory levels than for its consumers. With the impending ...
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Does Dish Network Have a Play for T-Mobile?

It is not news that Dish Network Corp. (NASDAQ: DISH) chairman Charlie Ergen has been chasing after any likely suspect that owns a terrestrial-based wireless company. The satellite pay-TV provider ...
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How Big of a Telecom Disruptor Is RingCentral Really?

RingCentral Inc. (NYSE: RNG) is one of those companies that could see exponential growth in the years ahead as companies look to lower their communications costs. The virtual enterprise telecom ...
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52-Week Low Proves Sprint Needs T-Mobile — or Something!

With the news Wednesday morning that Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) is giving up on its merger plans with T-Mobile US Inc. (NYSE: TMUS) came the news the Sprint CEO Dan ...
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Sprint Dumps CEO Hesse for Entrepreneur Board Member

Update: Sprint announced this morning that it is replacing CEO Dan Hesse with board member Marcelo Claure, founder and CEO of mobile phone distributor BrightStar. SoftBank Corp. owns a ...
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Will Sprint Win a Bidding War for T-Mobile?

Now that French telecom provider Iliad S.A. has confirmed that it is offering to acquire 56.6% of T-Mobile US Inc. (NYSE: TMUS) for $15 billion, or $33 a share, the ...
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France’s Iliad Confirms Offer for T-Mobile

Update: French telecom provider Iliad SA has confirmed that it is offering to acquire 56.6% of T-Mobile US Inc. (NYSE: TMUS) for $15 billion, or $33 a share. Iliad values ...
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T-Mobile Earnings Good Enough to Raise the Price Sprint Will Pay?

T-Mobile US Inc. (NYSE: TMUS) reported second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Thursday. The wireless carrier posted revenues of $7.19 billion, compared with revenues of $6.23 billion in same quarter ...
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Sprint Still Losing Subscribers, Still Keeping Investors in Suspense on T-Mobile Deal

Telecom giant Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) reported second-quarter 2014 earnings before markets opened Wednesday. Diluted earnings per share (EPS) totaled $0.01, compared with an EPS loss a year ago of ...
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