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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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Natural Disasters Hurt AT&T’s Bottom Line, and More Storms Might Be Coming

Telecom giant AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) said Wednesday in a filing with regulators that recent natural disasters had hurt its bottom line. And there might be more tempests to come. ...
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T-Mobile’s Claim as Fastest Network Is Attacked

The rapid growth of the subscriber base of T-Mobile US Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) almost certainly has relied on its claim that it is the fastest among the nation's four largest ...
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How a T-Mobile and Sprint Merger Might Unlock 40% Returns

The war among major telecom providers is still ongoing, but there could be a treaty between two of the top players in the industry. It’s been widely speculated that T-Mobile ...
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Why Sprint Shareholders Are Tempering Expectations of a T-Mobile Merger Premium

It has been widely speculated that a merger of T-Mobile US Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) and Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) would create a very powerful number-three wireless telecom carrier in the ...
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Another Data Exposure Uncovered at Verizon

It came to light on Friday that Security researchers had discovered another data exposure at Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ). Security researchers at Kromtech Security Research center found the exposure ...
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The Best and Worst Customer Service in the Mobile Carrier Industry

When it comes to industries that consistently reap poor customer service ratings, the mobile phone network carriers usually rank right down there with the pay-TV companies — that is at ...
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Sprint and T-Mobile Reportedly in Active Merger Talks

Both Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) and T-Mobile US Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) shares made handy gains on Tuesday after it came to light that these major telecom players were actively in ...
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Sprint Hammered in Wireless Speed Test

Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) is the weakest among the four large wireless carriers, both in terms of customer count and financially. A recent test of the speed of its network ...
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Should Verizon’s Dividend Hike Be Viewed as a Disappointment?

Raising your dividend is supposed to be a good thing. After all, close to half of total returns over the long haul come from dividends. In the world of the ...
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Top Analyst Raises Price Targets on Red-Hot Tower Stocks

If there is one item that has become ubiquitous over the past 25 years for almost everybody, it’s a cellular phone, and in many cases now that means a smartphone. ...
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5G Use to Explode in 2018

Ultra-fast wireless connections, hard to imagine just years ago, will start to be widely deployed soon, particularly in South Korea and Japan. Known as 5G, these networks will start to ...
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Activist Investor Ups Stake in CenturyLink

Activist investor Corvex Management and chief Keith Meister have raised their stake in telecom company CenturyLink Inc. (NYSE: CTL) to approximately 6.6%, or more than 36.5 million shares. The change ...
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T-Mobile Beats Verizon in Mobile Network Rankings, Takes First Place

What has been the impact of the unlimited data plans now offered by all four major U.S. mobile network providers? The single biggest change is that T-Mobile US Inc. (NYSE: ...
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As Verizon Shares Fall, Yield Rises to 4.7%

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) is among America's most rock-solid companies financially. It has a gold-plated balance sheet. Its three major businesses — landline telecom, wireless and fiber to the home ...
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