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Short Interest in T-Mobile Jumps 2.2 Million Shares

The short interest in T-Mobile US Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) jumped nearly 2.2 million shares (12%) to around 20.2 million shares for the period that ended August 15. That figure is ...
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Verizon First, T-Mobile Last in New Wireless Study

A new study from Rootmetrics has ranked the top four U.S. wireless carriers for the first half of 2016 on a variety of metrics that the company says indicates which ...
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T-Mobile Finishes Last in Evaluation of US Wireless Carriers

In a new Rootmetrics study, T-Mobile US Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) finished fourth in the national "overall" measure, which includes "reliability," "speed," "text," "data" and "call." Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) proved once again that ...
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Sprint Finishes Third in Nationwide Survey of Wireless Quality

In a new Rootmetrics study, Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) finished third in the national "overall" measure, which includes "reliability," "speed," "text," "data" and "call." Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) proved once again that it has ...
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AT&T Finishes Second in US Wireless Carrier Study

In a new Rootmetrics study, AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) finished in the second spot behind Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ), but ahead of T-Mobile US Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) and Sprint Corp. ...
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Sprint Destroys T-Mobile in Stock Market

T-Mobile US Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) is supposed to be much better than Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S), both in customer additions and financial performance. T-Mobile CEO and President John Legere, the ...
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Even With Alcatel Integration Woes, Why Nokia Shares Could Rise 70% or More

Nokia Corp. (NYSE: NOK) recently reported its second-quarter financial results, which highlighted challenges in a mature wireless networks market poised between decelerating 3G/4G demand and the promise of 5G. This ...
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Why Merrill Lynch Wants US Investors Buying Chinese Telecom and Wireless Shares

If you thought that the U.S. telecom and wireless players have a big opportunity as the world goes mobile, imagine being a Chinese carrier with some 1.3 billion people in ...
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Comcast Xfinity Crushes Competition in Speed Test

There were two piece of news in the new Ookla Speedtest report. One was that internet speeds in the United States have hit record levels. The other is that Comcast ...
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Deutsche Bank Says Buy the Weakness in This Big Dividend Telecom Stock

Every once in a while, investors get the kind of gift that pays off in an outstanding way because others investors shoot first and ask questions later. That may be ...
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Merrill Lynch Has 4 Telecom Yield at a Reasonable Price Stocks to Buy

Nobody would have thought a few years ago that we would be in a situation where yields are as low as they are now. These are not just recent low ...
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Verizon Continues to Diversify With Fleetmatics Acquisition

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) is continuing its campaign to diversify its businesses with its most recent acquisition of Fleetmatics Group PLC (NYSE: FLTX). Verizon recently made a play for ...
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Verizon Stumbles on Mixed Earnings Amidst Yahoo Acquisition

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) reported its second-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Tuesday. The company believes that the results from this report are demonstrating its evolving operations ...
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Will Verizon Follow the Same Earnings Path as AT&T

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) is scheduled to release its most recent earnings report before markets open on Tuesday. Ahead of this earnings report, this telecom giant announced that it ...
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Sprint Loss Widens, Posts Record Q1 Subscriber Growth

Telecom giant Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) reported first-quarter fiscal 2016 earnings before markets opened Monday morning. The wireless communications company posted a diluted per share net loss of $0.08, compared ...
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