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Why Windstream Faces a Cold Reception for Its New Structure

Windstream Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: WIN) has provided an update on its real estate investment trust (REIT) spinoff. The company expects to retain 19.9% of shares in the REIT and distribute ...
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Analyst Shows Cannibalization Effect of Wireless Price Wars

Oppenheimer released a report following the recent AWS-3 auction that details what the future holds for all the telecom stocks fighting for the spectrum. The more pessimistic forecast stems from ...
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AT&T Faces Same Profit Woes as Verizon

Late Monday, Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) said that it expects the impact of its recent promotional offers to put “short-term pressure” on earnings in the company’s wireless segment. Tuesday ...
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Slashed Wireless Rates Batter Telco Bottom Lines

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) became the first major wireless provider to announce that price wars have damaged its financial results. Its rivals will follow. The war waged for market ...
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Why the Alaska Telecom Transaction Makes Sense

General Communication Inc. (NASDAQ: GNCMA) has entered into a definitive agreement with Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc. (NASDAQ: ALSK) to purchase its wireless subscriber base and a 33% partnership interest ...
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Will Sprint Lose Hundreds of Millions on Price Plan?

Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) has already shown it can lose hundreds of millions of dollars. It did so last quarter when, on revenue of $8.49 billion, it managed to lose ...
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Key Analyst Reviews American Tower’s Position

American Tower Corp. (NYSE: AMT) is an independent owner and operator of wireless broadcast and communications real estate, and its asset portfolio includes over 65,000 towers worldwide. American Tower has ...
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A $949 iPhone

Lost in the sea of pricing offers for the iPhone 6 Plus 128GB is a phone consumers can buy outright for $949.99. This is for an unlocked version. If there ...
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iPhone 6 Outsells iPhone 6 Plus by Wide Margin

The big iPhone 6 versus the regular sized one. According to new research, the sales levels between the two are not even close. People would rather have the traditionally sized ...
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Analyst Picks 3 High-Yield Telecoms as Safe Bets

While many of the top brokerage firms we cover are basically neutral on the fourth-quarter prospects for the major carriers, many remain quite positive on the possibilities for the regional ...
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Analyst More Positive on AT&T Cash Flow, CapEx, Dividend

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) has become boring and is considered a dead stock by many investors and analysts. That doesn't change one thing though: AT&T is still the highest dividend ...
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Strong White House Net Neutrality Rules Hard on Cable Companies

One topic has been front and center for years when it comes to regulating and policing priorities on Internet traffic: Net Neutrality. Now the White House has released the start ...
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As the Young Text, Older Americans Use the Phone

The rise in texting among young Americans continues to grow, while the use in this form of communication lags among older Americans. Is it any wonder? The baby boomers grew ...
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Sprint Lost Even More Money in the Second Quarter

Wireless carrier Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) filed a Form 8-K/A with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, saying that the company is adding about $105 million to the approximately $160 ...
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Windstream Earnings Good Enough to Maintain High Dividend Yield

Windstream Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: WIN) reported third-quarter 2014 earnings before markets opened Wednesday. The communications company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.03 on revenues of $1.46 billion. ...
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