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On Jan. 22, the FCC will auction off the so-called H Block frequencies in the first opportunity that the FCC has had for companies to acquire new spectrum since 2008..
Why is the low cost version of the iPhone finding favor with older, less wealthy consumers in the U.S.?
*Zain is Sudan's top mobile operator, lacks fixed line. *Canar is Sudan's No.1 fixed line operator. DUBAI, Dec 2- Etisalat could resurrect talks to sell its Sudanese telecom arm Canar to Kuwait's Zain, as both sides remain keen on a deal despite a breakdown in negotiations earlier this year, a source close to the matter said.
TOKYO, Nov 22- Japan's Nikkei eked out minuscule gains on Friday, easing off from an earlier charge to a six-month peak as domestic investors took profits, though mobile operator SoftBank Corp outperformed on news of hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb taking a stake.
FCC chairman Tom Wheeler says the agency will move the nation’s century-old network of circuits, switches and wires toward an Internet-based system. The NYT reports.
NEW YORK, Nov 19- T-Mobile US is looking to buy wireless airwaves from larger rival Verizon Wireless to bolster its mobile network capacity for data services, a source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. Representatives for Verizon Wireless, which is owned by Verizon Communications Inc and Vodafone Group Plc, were not immediately available for comment.
NEW YORK, Nov 19- T-Mobile US is looking to buy wireless airwaves from larger rival Verizon Wireless to bolster its mobile network capacity for data services, a source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.
TOKYO, Nov 18- Japan's Nikkei held steady near a six-month high on Monday as profit-taking in outperformers like Toyota Motor Corp and mobile operator KDDI Corp offset the gains in financials which were fuelled by recent strong quarterly results.
Cisco became the one of the first companies to state publicly that sales were down as a result of disclosures by the former NSA contractor.
Nov 13- Sprint Corp said on Wednesday it would not take part in an upcoming government auction of so-called H-Block airwaves, potentially leaving the field clear for Dish Network Corp to buy the spectrum.
NEW YORK, Nov 12- T-Mobile US Inc is considering buying spectrum from an unidentified private party and would use some of the proceeds of a planned $2 billion share offering to finance such a deal, the company said in a regulatory filing on Tuesday. He estimated that a deal with Aloha could cost T-Mobile $650 million while a Verizon deal could be as high as $3 billion.
Guy Peddy, senior analyst for telecoms and media at Macquarie Group, expects Vodafone's current full-year to be the "low point" and discusses the group's networks strategy.
*Infineon and Vodafone both knocked by weak sales. Vodafone, the world's second-biggest mobile operator, dropped 0.6 percent after reporting a 4.9 percent drop in quarterly organic service revenue, hit by very weak trading in Europe.
Guy Peddy, senior telecoms and media analyst at Macquarie Group, says that showing it is the best network and justifying it with higher prices will be the "nirvana" for Vodafone.
Emeka Obiodu, senior analyst at Ovum, says that the company that goes from call-based price plans to data-based price plan will see biggest returns.
The chief executive of Telecom Italia has admitted the company may not be able to avoid further credit downgrades.
AT&T is getting more than $10 million a year to assist the CIA with overseas counterterrorism investigations, The NYT reports.
Due to capital returns and buybacks, media stocks are on fire, says Jessica Cohen, Bank of America ML Global Research. Comcast is her favorite media stock because it straddles distribution, she adds.
*Etisalat to buy Vivendi's 53 pct stake in Maroc Telecom. *Maroc Telecom leading wireless carrier in Morocco. DUBAI, Nov 5- Etisalat has agreed to buy Vivendi's 53 percent stake in Maroc Telecom for 4.2 billion euros, giving the Abu Dhabi company control over the largest wireless carrier in Morocco and a bigger footprint in sub-Saharan Africa.
*Sony tumbles 10 pct after slashing guidance. TOKYO, Nov 1- Japanese stocks inched higher on Friday morning, helped by solid earnings from the likes of Panasonic and mobile operator SoftBank Corp, but the mood was somewhat dimmed by a plunge in Sony Corp shares on a profit-warning.
If you're looking for some idea of how Apple did on Black Friday and during Cyber Monday, this chart pretty much sums it up.
Spotify has gone on a charm offensive after criticisms of the company's royalty payouts.
Google has acquired seven technology companies in order to create a new generation of robots, The New York Times reports.