• T-Mobile to sell phones that call, text on Wi-Fi Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 4:30 PM ET

    The program announced Wednesday represents T-Mobile's latest attempt to lure wireless subscribers away from three larger rivals, Verizon Wireless, AT&T Corp. and Sprint Corp.. T-Mobile is trying to exploit the hoopla surrounding the Sept. 19 release of Apple Inc.' s iPhone 6 with its new twist on Wi-Fi connections.

  • The smartphone price wars heat up Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 2:23 PM ET

    As new phones from Samsung and Apple hit the market, all the big carriers are aiming to pick up new customers from their rivals.

  • Sept 10- The addition of a mobile payments service to Apple Inc's next iPhone could help to boost sales of the larger-screen phones and claw back market share lost to mobiles running on Google Inc's Android platform.

  • Apple payments service may boost sales of larger iPhones Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 8:29 AM ET

    Sept 10- The addition of a mobile payments service to Apple Inc's next iPhone could help to boost sales of the larger-screen phones and claw back market share lost to mobiles running on Google Inc's Android platform.

  • SINGAPORE/ SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 10- Apple Inc's embrace of wireless charging for its new Watch may be a defining moment for a technology that's languished for years amid competing standards and consumer confusion.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 9- Verizon Communications will give subscribers who trade in an old iPhone a free iPhone 6 in exchange for a two-year contract, the country's largest wireless carrier announced hours after Apple Inc unveiled the widely anticipated device.

  • Companies rush to get iPhone accessories to market Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 4:26 PM ET
    Cases for the iPhone 6 by Ventev, an aftermarket smartphone accessory product maker.

    Tuesday's Apple announcement is not only important to consumers but the manufacturers in the $21 billion smartphone accessory market.

  • Apple's big day....in two minutes     Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    Apple made three huge announcements Tuesday: the Apple Watch, two new iPhones and a mobile payment platform. We run through the highlights from the tech giant's big event.

  • Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler told a wireless industry trade show he counted on them to prove their big interest in buying spectrum from television stations.

  • AT&T Mobility: Mobilizing people's lives     Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 11:49 AM ET

    Discussing the evolution of Apple and the future of cars, homes and wearables, with Glenn Lurie, AT&T Mobility president & CEO.

  • Verizon CEO: Devices at embryonic phase     Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 11:27 AM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt speaks to Dan Mead, Verizon Wireless president & CEO, about how the release of Apple's new iPhone will impact Verizon's ecosystem and what consumers expect from their network.

  • Dish's Ergen in talks for T-Mobile US: Report Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 4:37 PM ET

    Dish Network Chairman Charlie Ergen is said to be discussing a T-Mobile U.S. deal with its parent Deutsche Telekom, Bloomberg reported.

  • TORONTO, Sept 5- Quadrangle Group, a private equity backer of Mobilicity, said it had sued the Canadian government for C $1.2 billion, accusing it of reneging on pledges to help the small wireless provider compete against the country's biggest phone companies.

  • BT Sport tackles Sky over soccer rights Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 6:34 AM ET
    Olivier Giroud of Arsenal jumps to head the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Fulham and Arsenal at Craven Cottage on August 24, 2013 in London.

    Sky will find it a "challenge" to retain the rights to all of the English Premier League soccer matches, its rival BT Sport told CNBC.

  • Has BT's football bet paid off?     Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 4:20 AM ET

    Nik Stanojevic, equity analyst at Brewin Dolphin, says BT's venture into sports TV is paying off as its broadband net add has increased significantly.

  • Iliad says still working on T-Mobile US acquisition Monday, 1 Sep 2014 | 6:10 AM ET

    PARIS, Sept 1- French low-cost telecom operator Iliad said it would continue its pursuit of T-Mobile US even though the owner of the U.S. fourth-place mobile operator, Deutsche Telekom, had rebuffed its first bid as too low. Bringing in more investors could help Iliad to increase its $33 per share bid for a 56.6 percent stake in T-Mobile US.

  • Hiring a senior executive from a major competitor is rare for Intel, which is known in Silicon Valley for its insular culture, and it reflects the eagerness of the Santa Clara, California, chipmaker to improve its struggling mobile business.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 29- With plans for a T-Mobile US Inc merger in tatters, Sprint Corp is expanding a roaming program with rural cellphone companies that could provide a much-needed way for the debt-laden wireless carrier to cheaply increase its footprint.

  • *Mobile is weak link in Sony's struggling electronics division. TOKYO, Aug 29- Japan's SoftBank Corp and its U.S. mobile carrier Sprint Corp will offer a Sony smartphone for the first time, sources with knowledge of the matter said, as the two technology titans confront daunting challenges in the U.S. market.

  • Aug 29- Grupo Oi SA, Brazil's fourth-biggest wireless carrier, is in talks to sell its 25 percent stake in Angola's largest mobile-phone company Unitel SA for more than $2 billion to other shareholders, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

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