• O'Shaughnessy buying global value to beat market Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 6:00 AM ET

    Jim O'Shaughnessy, member of the "Squawk Box" inaugural Portfolio Challenge, believes time-tested fundamentals give some international stocks an edge.

  • Faber Report: Verizon-AOL logic  Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 9:35 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber reports Verizon has approached AOL about a potential joint venture or takeover.

  • Three's CEO tackles roaming charges  Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 4:40 AM ET

    Dave Dyson, CEO of mobile network Three, discusses its cost structure abroad, saying it¿s spent the last 18 months trying to reduce costs for its customers.

  • The Telecom Takeover  Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 4:40 AM ET

    British Telecom is in exclusive talks with EE over a possible takeover, but Hutchinson Whampoa is also interested. Dave Dyson, CEO of Three discusses further.

  • Why it's time to be bullish on telcos  Sunday, 4 Jan 2015 | 9:40 PM ET

    Ajay Sunder, Vice President for ICT at Frost and Sullivan, says the rise of data-driven devices and the digital consumer will drive new streams of revenue growth for the telecommunications sector.

  • Why BT's EE punt is a good move  Wednesday, 31 Dec 2014 | 3:15 AM ET

    Guy Peddy, senior telecoms and media analyst at Macquarie Group, says BT's current business model is not sustainable and needs mobile infrastructure.

  • Mexico to auction high speed mobile spectrum in 2015 Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 3:14 PM ET

    MEXICO CITY, Dec 22- Mexico said on Monday it planned to auction high-speed mobile phone spectrum in 2015 for the first time in five years as the government seeks to ramp up competition in a sector long dominated by tycoon Carlos Slim. Mexico's government completed a major telecommunications reform in 2014 designed to loosen the hold Slim's America Movil has...

  • Investors bet on the world's newest middle class Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 5:00 AM ET
    A customer browses men's shoes in the footwear department inside a Truworths International Ltd. fashion store in Sandton, South Africa

    Experts reveal which sectors in Africa are poised to make headway, and how investors are tapping in.

  • MOSCOW, Dec 19- Russia's richest man Alisher Usmanov has transferred his holdings in mobile operator Megafon and iron ore producer Metalloinvest to Russian entities after President Vladimir Putin urged businessmen to bring their assets home. Cyprus- based Telecominvest Holdings Limited, a subsidiary of Usmanov's USM Holdings company, had transferred...

  • The Federal Communications Commission's annual review of mobile industry competition found the two largest carriers, Verizon Communications Inc and AT&T Inc, together controlled around 70 percent of both the nationwide market share based on service revenues and the most-prized type of radio airwaves. The FCC did not draw conclusions on whether the...

  • UPDATE 2-Canada unveils major wireless spectrum plan Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 5:18 PM ET

    By that point, a quarter of all wireless spectrum will be held by companies other than the three dominant national wireless providers- Rogers Communications Inc, Telus Corp and BCE Inc's Bell- that had previously controlled some 97 percent of the airwaves, Industry Minister James Moore said at an event in Vancouver. The plan, which includes blocking those three...

  • Cuba's tech struggles  Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 11:13 AM ET

    As the U.S. re-establishes diplomatic relations with Cuba, CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on the tech struggles currently facing Cuba.

  • Future of net neutrality: Powell  Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 8:46 AM ET

    Michael Powell, NCTA president and CEO, provides his thoughts on the FCC's role in regulating the Internet.

  • LONDON, Dec 18- Telecoms tycoon Xavier Niel's NJJ Capital has agreed to buy Swiss mobile operator Orange Switzerland from private equity group Apax Partners for 2.8 billion Swiss francs, Apax said in a statement. NJJ Capital, Niel's private investment fund, has circled Orange Switzerland since 2012 when the business was sold to Apax. NJJ Capital declined to...

  • PARIS, Dec 18- Telecoms tycoon Xavier Niel's NJJ Capital has agreed to buy Swiss mobile operator Orange Switzerland from private equity group Apax Partners for 2.8 billion Swiss francs, Apax said in a statement. The deal, struck through his NJJ Capital personal holding company, marks a new turn for Niel. He triggered a price war in France through the launch of Free, a...

  • OTTAWA, Dec 17- The Federal Court of Canada agreed on Wednesday to order Apple Inc's Canadian subsidiary to turn over documents to the Competition Bureau to help investigate whether Apple unfairly used its market power to promote the sale of iPhones. In seeking the order, the Competition Bureau said agreements Apple negotiated with wireless carriers may have...


  • Why T-Mobile is offering data rollover: CEO Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 2:44 PM ET
    John Legere, CEO of T-Mobile at Code Mobile.

    T-Mobile's plan to allow customers to roll over unused data attacks an infuriating aspect of wireless plans, CEO John Legere said.

  • Resurgent BT comes back to haunt old rival Vodafone Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 10:30 AM ET

    LONDON, Dec 16- BT's move to buy mobile operator EE is expected to put the former state-owned telecoms giant back in pole position as fixed line and mobile services converge, forcing rivals such as Vodafone to make costly moves of their own to keep up. The EE move also revives BT's rivalry with Vodafone which dates back to when they were the two biggest names in...

  • BT buying EE looks good 'on paper'  Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 4:30 AM ET

    With BT in talks to buy mobile phone operator EE, Nik Stanojevic, equity analyst at Brewin Dolphin says while the deal looks good "on paper", people have to be "cynical" about mergers and acquisitions in the telecom sector.

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