Telecom & Wireless

Short Sellers Overwhelm Sprint as Worries About T-Mobile Rise

The short interest in Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) shares soared for the period that ended May 15, up 37 million to 151 million. It is the third most shorted stock ...
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Robocall Operation Hit With $120 Million Fine

Annoying robocalls are difficult for consumers to kill, and in some cases bilk people out of money. One of the robocall companies, which sells timeshares among other things, was hit ...
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Why Short Interest in AT&T Keeps Marching Higher

For the two-week short interest reporting period that ended April 30, short sellers added more than 21.5 million shares (12.6%) of AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) to their positions. More than ...
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How Debt Is a Big Factor Ahead of and Into the Sprint/T-Mobile Merger

T-Mobile US Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) and Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) finally have agreed to merge. The combination of Sprint and T-Mobile will become the second largest wireless carrier after Verizon ...
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Sprint’s Failure Catches Up With It

It has been nearly five years since Japan's Softbank bought a controlling interest of deeply troubled U.S. wireless carrier Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S). Marcelo Claure was made chief executive officer ...
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With Sprint, T-Mobile Gets Poorly Run Company With Poor Service (Update)

Update: The deal closes with Sprint valued at $26 billion, and T-Mobile at $55 million. Together, the new entity will have about as many wireless customers as AT&T and Verizon ...
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Meet Intel’s Record Quarter

Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) released its most recent quarterly report after markets closed Thursday. The company posted $0.87 in earnings per share (EPS) on $16.1 billion in revenue versus consensus ...
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Why AT&T Earnings Drove Investors to the Exits

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) reported first-quarter 2018 results after markets closed on Wednesday. The telecom giant reported adjusted diluted quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of $0.85 on revenues of $38.04 ...
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Are Earnings What Matter Most in AT&T’s Q1 Report?

Telecom giant AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) reports first-quarter earnings after Wednesday's closing bell. Analysts expect a solid increase in earnings per share (EPS) accompanied by a slight decline in revenues. ...
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Is Verizon Back on Track?

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) released its first-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Tuesday. The telecom giant said that it had $1.17 in earnings per share (EPS) on ...
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Why Verizon’s Earnings May Be Under a Cloud

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) is scheduled to release its most recent quarterly results before the markets open on Tuesday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for $1.11 in ...
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How Much Will Consumers Get If Wireless Carriers Overcharged?

According to a number of accounts, The Justice Department believes that major wireless carriers may have worked together to keep consumer prices high.  The charge is aimed primarily at AT&T ...
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Watch for a 20% Drop in Sprint Shares Without a T-Mobile Deal

Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) shares have risen nearly 15% in the past six days to $5.96, based on rumors that it may be married to more successful carrier T-Mobile US ...
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T-Mobile’s Ministry of Dirty Tricks

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Monday fined T-Mobile USA Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) $40 million as part of a consent decree between the agency and the company over T-Mobile's ...
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Why This Analyst Loves 3 Stocks Affected by Sprint, T-Mobile Merger Talks

In what seems like a Groundhog Day movie type situation, Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) and T-Mobile US Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) are once again discussing a merger, just a short five ...
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