The CEO of Japan's Softbank, Masayoshi Son, delivers what he says is a wake-up call to U.S. broadband users in an interview with CNBC.» Read More
March 11- Japan's SoftBank Corp is still trying to buy T-Mobile US Inc and merge it with its U.S. wireless carrier Sprint Corp, SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son said, even though U.S. regulators appear set against a deal.
NEW YORK, March 10- T-Mobile US expects to engage in some form of cellular industry consolidation, the CFO of the United States' fourth-largest carrier said on Monday, boosting investor expectations that a merger with Sprint Corp could be on the horizon.
March 8- AT&T Inc said on Saturday it is cutting wireless data charges for individual customers who have no annual service contract, as the No. 2 U.S. mobile operator attempts to better compete with rival T-Mobile US Inc..
OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, March 6- Sprint Corp's senior vice president in charge of network infrastructure is leaving the company, the latest in a series of executive reshuffles following the acquisition of the wireless carrier by Japan's SoftBank Corp last year.
A deal made with Israel could help alleviate California's serious drought problem.
WASHINGTON, March 3- Sprint Corp and the U.S. government said on Monday they will face off in court over how much money law enforcement agencies owe the wireless provider for help the company was required to give investigators who wanted to tap phone calls.
Traders could find themselves buying and selling a new commodity in two years' time: wireless broadband.
Over the Top (OTT) messaging apps is eating into the SMS revenue of Singapore's telecommunications companies. SMS messaging is at a six-year low, according to latest data from authorities. CNBC's Julia Wood reports.
Canada's Industry Minister James Moore, in a brief release, said the sale of the 2.3 GHz airwave licenses would have created unacceptable levels of concentration of spectrum in the hands of incumbent carriers, hurting competition in regions including Montreal, Ottawa, Edmonton and many mid-sized cities.
The companies involved were not disclosed, but the events appear similar to those at other retailers late last year, The Wall Street Journal said.
BARCELONA, Feb 26- The mobile phone industry is now looking to the fast-growing demand for smartphones priced at $100 or below as the market for fancier high-end devices has become saturated, but not all handset makers are able or willing to trade down.
U.S. spying is driving some of its allies to build an undersea cable from Portugal to Brazil, according to a report.
Feb 25- T-Mobile US Inc, the No.4 U.S. mobile services company, reported a bigger quarterly net loss, hurt by higher spending on promotions. The company's net loss widened to $20 million, or 3 cents per share, in the quarter ended Dec. 31 from $8 million, or 1 cent per share, a year earlier.
SAN FRANCISCO/ BARCELONA, Feb 24- Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg took a victory lap at the world's largest mobile technology conference in Barcelona on Monday, after beating out Google Inc in a $19 billion acquisition of free messaging service WhatsApp.
Europe's highly fragmented telecommunications market will begin to consolidate into a "new paradigm", the deputy CEO of Orange forecast on Monday.
A day after the announcement of the Netflix-Comcast deal, Verizon's CEO says he expects to reach an agreement with the streaming service over bandwidth.
Pierre Louette, Orange deputy CEO and group secretary general, says that the European telecommunications market is highly fragmented, and discusses regulation.
PARIS, Feb 24- French media group Vivendi confirmed on Monday it had been approached by cable group Altice over a tie-up between mobile operator SFR and cable firm Numericable, but said it had not yet received any formal offer.
PARIS, Feb 24- French media group Vivendi and cable group Altice are in discussions over a tie-up between mobile operator SFR and cable firm Numericable, sources close to the talks said on Monday.
Rosalia Portela, CEO of ONO, says she cannot comment on the speculation that the company is the subject of a takeover bid by Vodafone, but says "it is nice to hear you are wanted".
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Prominent money managers are warning of a bubble in some technology stocks and recommend avoiding emerging markets.
Jive, software maker that makes social communication and collaboration tools, has explored a sale, Re/code reports.
Disney has been talking to Maker Studios about an acquisition that would value the YouTube network at $500 million or more.