Telecom & Wireless

How Many People Will Be Fired When Sprint Is Married to T-Mobile?

Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) and T-Mobile US Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) finally will merge. As is true in all such combinations of similar companies, some people will lose their jobs. Sprint ...
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Sprint/T-Mobile Merger Has Widespread Fallout in Sector

Some mergers take so long to occur that they end up being forgotten about. Others remain in the news all the way through the end. It appears that the odds ...
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Does Verizon Deserve More Credit for Its Q4 Report?

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) reported its most recent quarterly results before the markets opened on Thursday. The telecom giant posted $1.13 in earnings per share (EPS) and $34.8 billion ...
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Do AT&T Stock Investors Have Something to Look Forward To?

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) released its fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Wednesday. The telecom giant said that it had $0.89 in earnings per share (EPS) and $46.8 ...
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Why This Q4 Report Will Be Crucial for AT&T

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) is set to release its fourth-quarter financial results before the opening bell on Wednesday. The consensus forecast is calling for $0.87 in earnings per share (EPS) ...
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What Sprint Stock’s New 52-Week Low Means

Looking at Sprint Corp.'s (NYSE: S) earnings report for its 2019 third fiscal quarter, it doesn't really seem as though the stock should have been pummeled into a new 52-week ...
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Is CenturyLink’s $1.6 Billion Interior Department Award Just the Beginning?

The U.S. Department of the Interior has awarded CenturyLink Inc. (NYSE: CTL) a task order valued at $1.6 billion to help the agency modernize and secure network services. The order ...
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Has Verizon Just Fired the Shot Heard ‘Round the Pay-TV Industry?

For a new pricing plan that Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) claims will put "an end to traditional [cable and satellite] bundle" contracts, "Mix & Match on Fios" seems like ...
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Sprint, T-Mobile Merger Now in Charlie Ergen’s Hands?

In mid-October, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted three to two in favor of the $26.5 billion merger of T-Mobile US Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) and Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S). ...
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Why AT&T Can Keep Pleasing Value and Income Investors in 2020

Investing in telecom and media has come with challenges in recent years. After all, there is a cutthroat climate in cable, internet and over-the-top offerings. It seems that no one, ...
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FCC Blacklists Huawei, ZTE as Suppliers for US Broadband Buildout

In an announcement Friday, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) designated Chinese network equipment makers Huawei and ZTE as the initial "companies that pose a national security risk" to the ...
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FCC Bigfoots Satellite Companies

There's nothing like getting bigfooted by the federal government to send investors fleeing. That's what happened yesterday to Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I) following a tweet by Federal Communications Commission Chair ...
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AT&T Earnings Are Not What’s Pushing Up the Share Price

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) reported third-quarter 2019 results before markets opened Monday. The telecom giant reported adjusted diluted quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of $0.94 on revenues of $44.6 billion. ...
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Is Verizon’s Earnings Beat That Impressive?

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) reported its most recent quarterly results before the markets opened on Friday. The telecom giant posted $1.25 in earnings per share (EPS) and $32.9 billion ...
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Are AT&T and Paul Singer About to Reach a Deal?

After disclosing a $3.2 billion stake in AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) early last month, activist investor Paul Singer and his private equity firm Elliott Management sent a letter to company ...
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