• *U.S., UK spies hacked SIM card maker Gemalto's system- Intercept. *Franco-Dutch firm Gemalto says it is investigating report. The alleged hack on Gemalto, if confirmed, would expand the scope of known mass surveillance methods available to U.S. and British spy agencies to include not just email and web traffic, as previously revealed, but also mobile...

  • Telecom Italia CEO 'satisfied' with 2014 results  Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 5:40 AM ET

    Telecom Italia shares have fallen after it unveiled its new three-year investment plan. Marco Patuano, CEO of Telecom Italia, explains why there needs to be a 'reinvigorated strategy.'

  • Telecom Italia CEO: Focus on 'organic growth'  Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 5:40 AM ET

    Marco Patuano, CEO of Telecom Italia, talks about the growth of the company and its future investment plans.

  • Chipmaker probes report of hacking by US, UK spies Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 4:49 AM ET

    Gemalto said on Friday it was investigating a report U.S. and British spies had hacked its systems.

  • PARIS, Feb 20- Gemalto said on Friday it was investigating a report U.S. and British spies had hacked its systems to steal the privacy-protecting encryption keys in the chips it makes for mobile phones. Gemalto's shares sank as much as 10 percent in huge volumes in early trading after the news website Intercept reported the hack by the U.S. National Security...

  • Feb 19- Digital security company Gemalto NV was hacked by American and British spies to steal encryption keys used to protect the privacy of cellphone communications, news website Intercept reported, citing documents provided by whistleblower Edward Snowden. Gemalto makes smart chips for mobile phones, bank cards and biometric passports and counts...

  • T-Mobile CEO: 'Not afraid' of the competition Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 12:13 PM ET
    John Legere, CEO of T-Mobile at Code Mobile.

    T-Mobile CEO John Legere told CNBC he is ready to take on the competition and "investing like crazy."

  • BELLEVUE, Wash.— T-Mobile US Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $101 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier, as more people signed up for its wireless service. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 9 cents per share. Analysts expected $7.91 billion, according to...

  • Samsung just bought an Apple Pay rival Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 4:38 PM ET
    A Samsung Galaxy Tab S is on display at Madison Square Garden in New York during an event.

    Samsung has acquired LoopPay, company whose technology transmits payments to retail store systems without having to swipe a card.

  • Orange CEO: France has cheap telecom prices  Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 11:35 AM ET

    Stéphane Richard, CEO of Orange, says that the prices in the French telecoms market is one the lowest in Europe -- and the western world.

  • Top this! Company giving away Teslas as a bonus Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 11:14 AM ET
    Employees at this company received brand new Tesla's as their bonus.

    A Chinese startup is giving every employee with more than four months with the company a Tesla for their traditional year-end bonus.

  • Egypt to issue landline licenses to mobile firms in weeks Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 9:42 AM ET

    DUBAI, Feb 11- Egypt will issue landline telecom licenses to participating mobile operators within weeks, the country's communications minister said on Wednesday, in a move that will end state-owned Telecom Egypt's fixed-line monopoly. In September, the government approved issuing new unified licenses that would allow Telecom Egypt to launch mobile...

  • Telenor's 'big potential' for expansion  Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 5:20 AM ET

    Telenor is planning to expand into countries like Malaysia, India and Bangladesh. Jon Fredrik Baksaas, CEO of Telenor says he sees "big potential" in this region.

  • Telenor CEO: Why we missed Q4 expectations  Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 5:15 AM ET

    Jon Fredrik Baksaas, CEO of Telenor, discusses the company's results and explains why companies like his will see benefits in the future.

  • European shares inch lower; Greece in focus Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 3:09 AM ET

    PARIS, Feb 11- European shares inched lower on Wednesday morning, with Greece remaining at the forefront of investors' minds ahead of euro zone meetings to discuss the country's debt crisis. Shares in Nordic mobile phone operator Telenor featured among the top losers, down 3.5 percent after it reported fourth-quarter earnings below expectations, while Norsk...

  • Best play in stock markets? Global telcos  Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 10:20 PM ET

    Kingsley Jones, founder and CIO of Jevons Global, explains why he likes global telecommunications stocks.

  • Frontier buying $10.5B in assets from Verizon  Friday, 6 Feb 2015 | 9:49 AM ET

    Frontier Communications CEO Maggie Wilderotter, discusses details of Frontier's purchase of part of Verizon's business in three states.

  • Alcatel Lucent back in telecoms race: CEO  Friday, 6 Feb 2015 | 1:45 AM ET

    Michel Combes, CEO of Alcatel Lucent, says the company has turned around with a "robust" business.

  • Verizon will sell $15.54 billion in assets Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 5:59 PM ET
    Verizon CEO Lowell C. McAdam speaks during a keynote address at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

    Verizon announced two multibillion-dollar deals after hours on Thursday.

  • Here's what net neutrality could mean to you Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 9:48 AM ET
    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler

    A look at the issue of net neutrality and why you should care.

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