Telecom & Wireless

Sprint Says Mobile 5G Network to Launch 1H of 2019

On the company's quarterly conference call following its earnings release last week, Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) CEO Marcelo Claure said the company will launch its nationwide 5G mobile network in ...
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AT&T Wins Big in Q4 With Earnings and Tax Reform

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) released its fourth quarter earnings report after markets closed Wednesday. The company posted $0.78 in earnings per share (EPS) on $41.68 billion in revenue versus consensus ...
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Short Interest in Sprint Surges 15 Million Shares

Shares sold short in Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) rose 15 million to 112 million for the period that ended on January 12. Sprint was the 10th most shorted stock among ...
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Telecom Industry Spent Big Lobbying Against Net Neutrality

In the fourth quarter of last year, the Internet and Television Association, or NCTA (formerly the National Cable and Telecommunications Association), spent about $4.3 million on lobbying expenses. That spending was ...
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Big Downgrade Implies More Downside for Sprint Shares

Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) is the wireless carrier that just cannot seem to catch a break. A failed merger attempt with T-Mobile and a four-way price war that included AT&T ...
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Verizon Earnings, Outlook Get Boost From New Tax Law

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2017 results before markets opened Tuesday. For the quarter, the telecom giant posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.86 ...
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T-Mobile Network Is America’s Fastest

T-Mobile USA Inc. (NYSE: TMUS) built on a lead it established last summer to once again claim the title as the fastest 3G and 4G mobile networks in the United ...
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Are AT&T and Verizon Finally Looking Safer for Long-Term Investors?

It's been a tough road for telecom investors of late. Very high dividends just have not enticed investors back into telecom giants Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) and AT&T Inc. ...
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Huawei Pitches to Do Business Outside China

Many U.S. lawmakers don't like Chinese telecom giant Huawei very much. They believe that its products are a way for China's government to spy on American business interests and smartphone ...
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How Many Devices Does China Use to Spy on US?

Huawei Technologies, the largest smartphone company in China and the third largest in the world, was about to build a beachhead in the U.S. market via a distribution deal with ...
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AT&T to Roll Out Super-Fast 5G

How fast is wireless 5G? Using the technology, a high-definition movie can be downloaded in under a minute. A 50 gigabyte (GB) game can be downloaded in less than two. ...
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Net Neutrality Repeal Has Some Supporters

Thursday's Federal Communications Commission (FCC) vote repealing the agency's 2015 Net Neutrality regulations were roundly condemned by any number of technology firms and consumer rights organizations. There were, however, some ...
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FCC Kills Net Neutrality on Party-Line Vote

Even though the room had to be cleared once for security purposes, nothing could stop the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from taking a vote on what FCC chairman Ajit Pai ...
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AT&T Launches Broadband Over Power Line Project, a Threat to Traditional Broadband

For decades, there has been a theory that power lines could be used for internet distribution. They are nearly ubiquitous. The investment in their massive infrastructure has already been made. ...
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Net Neutrality Protests to Ramp Up Before FCC Vote

In more than 700 U.S. towns and cities, from Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania, to San Francisco, people took to the streets Thursday to protest the proposed changes to net neutrality regulations. ...
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