WASHINGTON, May 1- U.S. telecom industry groups, alongside AT&T Inc and CenturyLink Inc, called for regulators to block parts of new rules for Internet service providers on Friday, citing "crushing" compliance costs and threats to investment. The request, expected to be rejected by the FCC, is a prelude to a building court battle over the rules, which put the agency...» Read More
The New Zealand government on Friday turned down an amended separation plan proposed by Telecom Corp, saying the company would have to do more to implement rulings to boost competition.
Russia has all the growth the U.S. industry wished it had.
Deutsche Telekom confirmed its 2008 outlook on Thursday after restructuring costs caused a slight drop in 2007 core earnings and its CEO told CNBC Europe he was optimistic that the company will withstand a slowdown in the U.S.
Sprint Nextel posted a $29.45 billion quarterly loss Thursday due to a huge impairment charge and forecast that subscriber losses will deepen in the first quarter, pushing its shares down 10 percent.
Has the long, national nightmare for Apple investors finally come to an end? After reading comments from Apple chief operating officer Tim Cook addressing the crowd at the Goldman Sachs tech conference in Las Vegas yesterday, it appears so. And not a moment too soon for the Mac faithful.
European earnings failed to drive broader European markets higher, as disappointing numbers from bigger names and cautious guidance mostly pushed shares in reporting companies lower.
I just got my invite to the next big Apple media event. This one is called iPhone Software Roadmap and it'll take place at the company's headquarters in Cupertino, California on March 6th.
A big one-time charge was to blame Wednesday as Nortel Networks reported a steeper fourth-quarter loss, and said it planned to slash 2,100 jobs and relocate another 1,000 as the company pushes ahead with its make-over.
While American companies cannibalize each other's customers, there's room to grow in the South Pacific.
Why Cramer isn't worried about the new pricing plan – or a price war.
Needless to say, my posts on Google and Apple are generating a flood of response from many of you feeling the frustration of these steep declines, so in the vein of "misery loves company," here's a taste of some of your missives. Rest assured, if you're confused, you're not alone -- so are the experts.
Last post I focused on Google, but much of the same fear and frustration swirling around those shares can be said of Apple as well, another of last year's high-flyers that have come crashing back down to earth.
The Third World is skipping landlines and going straight to cell phones. Here's how you profit from it.
The U.S. telecommunications industry will grow at a slower rate than the global industry in the coming years as the wireless and wired markets mature, the Telecommunications Industry Association said Friday.
Telstra, Australia's largest phone company, beat expectations with a 13 percent increase in first-half profit, helped by rapid mobile phone and broadband subscriber growth, and lifted its 2008 guidance.
Who will be the winners as Big Telecom prepares for a price war?
What’s the trade as the telecom giants go head-to-head in an all out price war?
In case you are wondering why commodity prices continue to rise in the face of a U.S. slowdown, please listen to what Rio Tinto CEO Tom Albanese told our David Faber a short while ago. He discussed how China was continuing to suck up a greater and greater part of the world's commodity supplies, and concluded by noting that China now consumes:
No. 3 U.S. mobile-service provider Sprint Nextel is expected to offer flat-rate calling plans at up to a 40 percent discount to its rivals, hurtling the industry into a price war, analysts said on Wednesday.
I'm writing from the road this week, taking some time off to attend legendary coach Chris Carmichael's cycling training camp in Buellton, Calif. The camp takes place at the same time as the huge Amgen Tour of California pro cycling race, and both are boasting their fair share of some pretty spectacular technology. Carmichael made a name for himself training Lance Armstrong...
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