Telecom & Wireless

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CenturyLink to Lay Off 3,000

Modest-sized telecom CenturyLink Inc. (NYSE: CTL) will lay off 8% of its workers, or more than 3,000, according to CRN. The wild competition within the industry may make a recovery ...
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Why This Analyst Sees AT&T Undervalued by 20%

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) has raised concerns among analysts recently as the company moves toward unlimited data plans and its pending launch of DirecTV. However one analyst is taking a very ...
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Top Telecoms Still Cheap Compared to S&P 500: 4 Dividend Stocks to Buy

Despite the outsized gains by the bond proxy sectors this year, which include telecoms, utilities and real estate investment trusts (REITs), one of those sectors still trades cheap to the ...
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2 of America’s Great Yield Stocks: AT&T and Verizon

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) has a yield of 4.7% and trades near is 52-week high. Arch rival Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) has a 4.35% yield and its shares have ...
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JPMorgan Has 5 Top Telecom and Cable Stocks to Buy in September

With the market looking ever pricier as we enter the sometimes dangerous month of September, two areas that are looking very attractive are telecom and cable. While some of the telecoms ...
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Telecom Dividend Hike War Continues With Verizon Chasing AT&T Yield

Investors love dividends. This is undeniable when you consider that one-third to half of total returns through time have come from dividends. The telecom sector offers even better dividend yields ...
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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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