Telecom & Wireless

FCC Kills Net Neutrality on Party-Line Vote

Even though the room had to be cleared once for security purposes, nothing could stop the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from taking a vote on what FCC chairman Ajit Pai ...
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AT&T Launches Broadband Over Power Line Project, a Threat to Traditional Broadband

For decades, there has been a theory that power lines could be used for internet distribution. They are nearly ubiquitous. The investment in their massive infrastructure has already been made. ...
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Net Neutrality Protests to Ramp Up Before FCC Vote

In more than 700 U.S. towns and cities, from Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania, to San Francisco, people took to the streets Thursday to protest the proposed changes to net neutrality regulations. ...
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SunTrust Analysts Love 5 Data Center and Tower Stocks for 2018

Despite the huge market run in 2017, one thing remains pretty obvious. Demand at data centers driven by cloud computing and content will only continue to grow, and wireless usage ...
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T-Mobile Sets Stock Buyback of $1.5 Billion

Mobile carrier T-Mobile US Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) announced Wednesday morning that the company's board of directors have approved a stock repurchase program of up to $1.5 billion in T-Mobile common ...
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Streaming Video Catching Up With Pay TV; Will Revenues Follow?

Telecom and media giant AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) announced Tuesday morning that its DirecTV Now over-the-top streaming service has signed up more than 1 million subscribers in the first year ...
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Verizon to Roll Out 5G Network Late Next Year in 3 to 5 US Cities

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) announced on Wednesday that it plans to launch wireless residential broadband services in three to five U.S. cities in the second half of 2018 using ...
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Why AT&T Is Still the Most Shorted NYSE Stock

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) again ranked number one on the list of most shorted stocks traded on the New York Stock Exchange for the most recent period. That position was ...
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Should CenturyLink Shares Really Be at 20-Year Lows?

CenturyLink Inc. (NYSE: CTL) has had a pretty miserable day after earnings. Yet, things could have been worse when you consider that the reports of delays on tax reform and ...
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Sprint Cannot Succeed on Its Own

It appears, based on media reports, that a marriage between number four U.S. wireless carrier Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) and number three carrier T-Mobile US Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) is off. ...
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AT&T Earnings Not Enough for Investors

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) reported third-quarter financial results after markets closed Tuesday. The company said that it had $0.74 in earnings per share (EPS) and $39.67 billion in revenue, compared ...
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Can AT&T Catch Up With Q3 Earnings?

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) is scheduled to release its most recent quarterly results after the markets close on Tuesday. Verizon and T-Mobile have already posted results and as both were ...
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Why T-Mobile Earnings Prove It’s the Top Major Telecom Stock in 2017

T-Mobile US Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) reported its most recent quarterly results before the markets opened on Monday. Many investors also were expecting to hear an update from the potential merger ...
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Verizon Earnings Continue to Build on Q2 Momemtum

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) reported its most recent quarterly results before the markets opened on Thursday. The telecom giant said that it had $0.98 in earnings per share (EPS) ...
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What to Expect When Verizon Reports Earnings

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) is scheduled to release its most recent quarterly results before the markets open on Thursday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters are calling for $0.98 ...
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