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
In the looming battle for virtual reality, HTC and Valve Software are preparing to square off against Facebook's Oculus Rift.
French telecom Orange has launched a 3G smartphone with data and minutes for a one-off fee of $40.
FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai explained Friday why he thinks the commission's latest ruling will hurt the consumer.
The new net neutrality regulations may persuade the Justice Department to OK the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger, analyst Daniel Ernst tells CNBC.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 26- Mobile chipmaker Qualcomm wants wireless carriers to set up new technology that would offer cellphone users better reception in places like subway tunnels and shopping malls. Qualcomm sees the addition of new technologies like LTE-U to its smartphone chips as key to staying competitive and giving consumers reasons to upgrade their...
Internet providers raise concerns about losing business to regulation, but a former FCC chairman said the fears are unfounded.
The measure, passed in a 3-2 vote, restricts broadband companies' power to control download speeds.
These seven Russell 1000 companies have bled through at least $2 billion in free cash flow in the last calendar year. The USAToday reports.
The man who coined the phrase net neutrality rejects the idea that enforcing the policy would lead to reduced investment in broadband.
But Internet Association President Michael Beckerman replies that the regulation will not be as heavy-handed as opponents say it will be.
RIYADH/ DUBAI, Feb 25- Mobily's problems piled up on Wednesday after Saudi Arabia's second largest mobile operator said it made a $243 million loss in 2014, had breached covenants on long-term loans and removed its chief executive. Mobily-- officially known as Etihad Etisalat-- made a loss of 913 million riyals in 2014 after it took an additional charge of 1.13...
MOSCOW, Feb 25- Amsterdam- based mobile operator Vimpelcom said its fourth-quarter net loss narrowed, helped by a rise in customers and a fall in spending, but warned that 2015 would be challenging due to the economic crises in Russia and Ukraine. The company, which owns the third-largest mobile operator in Russia with the same name, said its net loss in the fourth...
The Republican resistance in Congress surrendered to Obama’s call to protect an open Internet, with rules likely to be approved by regulators, NYT.
ISTANBUL, Feb 24- Businesses run by Turkish mobile operator Turkcell and Russia's VimpelCom and MTS have been awarded 3 G mobile licences in Ukraine, the companies said on Tuesday. VimpelCom-- whose Kyivstar business is already the biggest wireless carrier in Ukraine with 42 percent market share-- said it acquired the licence at the regulator's starting point of...
As the Nasdaq moves closer to hitting the 5,000 mark, there is one company that every investor wishes they bought when the index touched its 2002 low.
Net neutrality rules proposed by the FCC are a "sad example of unreasoned decision-making," former commission chairman Michael Powell tells CNBC.
ISTANBUL, Feb 24- Businesses run by Turkish mobile operator Turkcell and Russia's VimpelCom and MTS have been awarded 3 G mobile licenses in Ukraine, the companies said on Tuesday. VimpelCom-- whose Kyivstar business is already the biggest wireless carrier in Ukraine with 42 percent market share-- said it acquired the license at the regulator's starting point of...
ISTANBUL, Feb 24- Businesses run by Turkish mobile operator Turkcell and Russia's MTS have been awarded 3 G mobile licences in Ukraine, the companies said on Tuesday. Russia's VimpelCom-- whose Kyivstar business is already the biggest wireless carrier in Ukraine with 42 percent market share-- won the remaining licence, local media said. Astelit is aiming to launch...
Dish Network's current CEO will be replaced by company founder Charlie Ergen on March 31.
Newark, NJ based IDT and the Cuban government are saying they have struck a deal to make IDT the first American company to provide direct interconnection to Cuba, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.