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AT&T Kicks Off 5G Network, Prepares to Fight Off Competing Bid for Straight Path

Telecom giant AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) announced Tuesday morning that it plans to roll out its 5G Evolution service to more than 20 U.S. cities by the end of this ...
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T-Mobile Posts Solid Q1 Earnings Beat

T-Mobile US, Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) reported first quarter financial results after markets closed Monday. The company said that it had $0.80 in diluted GAAP earnings per share (EPS) and $9.61 ...
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Verizon Returns as DJIA’s Worst Performing Stock for 2017

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) last week reclaimed its status as the worst-performing stock among the 30 equities included in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The telecom giant had ceded ...
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Could Verizon Be a Time Inc. Bidder?

The New York Post reported that Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) maybe a bidder for Time Inc. (NYSE: TIME), an arrangement that would seem improbable at first consideration. However, a ...
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How Unlimited Data Plan Cost Verizon Shareholders

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) reported first-quarter 2017 results before markets opened Thursday. The telecom giant reported adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.95 on revenues of $29.8 billion. In ...
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Why Jefferies Sees Big Upside in AT&T

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) is in the midst of a competitive storm within the telecom industry. Although things may seem tough for this major telecom at the moment, with the ...
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Americans Spend 5 Hours a Day on Their Mobile Devices

U.S. consumers used their mobile apps 11% more in 2016 than in 2015, and the time spent using apps rose by 69%. That amounts to a whopping five hours a day ...
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The 5G Technology AT&T Just Paid $1.6 Billion For

Telecom giant AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) announced this morning that it has agreed to acquire Straight Path Communications Inc. (NYSEMKT: STRP) in a deal totaling $1.6 billion, including licenses and ...
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Why AT&T Just Paid a 200% Premium for an Independent Spectrum Owner

Most investors likely have not heard of a company called Straight Path Communications Inc. (NYSEMKT: STRP). This company is one of the largest holders of 28 GHz and 39 GHz ...
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Verizon Is the DJIA’s Worst Performing Stock for 2017

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) replaces Exxon Mobil this week as the worst-performing stock on the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) index, a position it last held in February. The ...
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Obama-Era Net Neutrality Rules on Track to Be Replaced

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai, who was appointed to the post by President Donald Trump earlier this year, is preparing to make good on Trump's promise to discard ...
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Is Sprint Signaling a Shift in Focus Toward Profitability?

Telecom companies have tried to one-up each other on promotions to drive growth in their industry for years. Some have even compared to this back and forth to a war. ...
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Can the FCC Stop 2.4 Billion Monthly Robocalls?

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Thursday issued a notice of proposed rulemaking that would allow telecom carriers like AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) and Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) to ...
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Frontier Communications Faces More Serious High-Yield Dividend Concerns

Frontier Communications Corp. (NASDAQ: FTR) keeps facing ever tougher news headlines. While investors hate to see Sell ratings issued on their stocks, those who still risk their money by holding shares ...
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The 13 Cities Getting 5G

We can expect to begin hearing more and more about the new telecom 5G network over the next year. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) and AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) both ...
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