Vivendi has closed the deal to sell its Brazilian broadband business to Spain's Telefonica for cash and shares worth nearly $10 billion.» Read More
*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 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.'
Marco Patuano, CEO of Telecom Italia, talks about the growth of the company and its future investment plans.
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 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 has acquired LoopPay, company whose technology transmits payments to retail store systems without having to swipe a card.
Stéphane Richard, CEO of Orange, says that the prices in the French telecoms market is one the lowest in Europe -- and the western world.
A Chinese startup is giving every employee with more than four months with the company a Tesla for their traditional year-end bonus.
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 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.
Jon Fredrik Baksaas, CEO of Telenor, discusses the company's results and explains why companies like his will see benefits in the future.
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...
Kingsley Jones, founder and CIO of Jevons Global, explains why he likes global telecommunications stocks.
Frontier Communications CEO Maggie Wilderotter, discusses details of Frontier's purchase of part of Verizon's business in three states.
Michel Combes, CEO of Alcatel Lucent, says the company has turned around with a "robust" business.
Verizon announced two multibillion-dollar deals after hours on Thursday.
A look at the issue of net neutrality and why you should care.