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*Telecom Italia shares up 10 percent this month. The Brazilian wireless carrier is Telecom Italia's main source of growth but has become the focus of a shareholder dispute over how the Italian telecoms group should cut debt and fund much-needed domestic investment.
*Canada's biggest 3 telecom firms set to benefit. The move all but assures that the country's biggest telecommunications providers, BCE Inc's Bell, Rogers Communications Inc and Telus Corp- will take the lion's share of the prized spectrum at a lower price than they might have otherwise expected to pay.
Randall Stephenson, chairman & CEO at AT&T, shares his company's strategy to compete in the mobile space, as the smartphone industry rapidly expands.
Emeka Obiodu, principal industry, communication and broadband analyst at Ovum, discusses the prospects for the telecoms sector in 2014.
Everyone wants a smartphone, especially muggers. Law enforcement officials are pressuring the industry to require "kill switch" technology.
The Supreme Court granted an appeal to broadcasters who sought to have online television service Aereo shut down.
NEW YORK, Jan 9- Satellite television company Dish Network Corp has withdrawn its $2.2 billion bid to buy bankrupt wireless broadband company LightSquared Inc, throwing the future of LightSquared's valuable spectrum rights into further doubt.
President Obama could unveil his decision on spying on foreign leaders and restricting NSA access to Americans' phone records as early as next week.
NEW YORK, Jan 9- Satellite TV provider Dish Network Corp has pulled its bid to buy bankrupt wireless spectrum provider LightSquared Inc, a lawyer said in court on Thursday. Dish had put in a bid of $2.2 billion for LightSquared, but its efforts were opposed by LightSquared lenders and the telecom firm's controlling shareholder, Harbinger Capital Partners.
NEW YORK, Jan 9- Satellite TV provider Dish Network Corp officially pulled its bid to buy bankrupt wireless spectrum provider LightSquared Inc on Thursday, according to a source familiar with the matter.
Jan 7- The escalating battle between No. 2 U.S. mobile service provider AT&T Inc and smaller rival T-Mobile US got personal on Monday night when the bigger operator kicked T-Mobile's outspoken Chief Executive John Legere out of its party at the Consumer Electronics Show, according to Cnet.com.
NEW YORK, Jan 7- A deal that reduces the U.S. mobile market to three national operators from four could raise eyebrows at regulators and require the merging parties to sell spectrum, according to Verizon Communications Chief Executive Lowell McAdam.
NEW YORK, Jan 7- AT&T Inc said on Tuesday that it agreed to buy 49 spectrum licenses from privately held Aloha Partners to cover nearly 50 million people in 14 states in order to beef up its network to support increasing demand for mobile internet services.
Nomorobo launched recently, and it says it's now blocking 48,000 robocalls a week.
Jan 6- T-Mobile US Inc is buying wireless airwave licenses from Verizon Wireless to improve its high-speed network in a $3.3 billion deal and said it hopes to follow up with more spectrum purchases.
John Legere said the rival's recent attempt to poach his customers won't fool anyone, Re/code reported Friday.
AT&T commented on a $450 offer to any T-Mobile users that decide to switch carriers. CNBC's Jon Fortt shares his opinions on the business competition.
The "Squawk on the Street" crew discusses Ma Bell's plan to attract customers amid growing competition in the telecom space.
Two-third of Americans own a smartphone, and the holdouts may find that no one wants their old handsets.
Dennis Berman of The Wall Street Journal says BlackBerry's device business will move away from its focus on the partnership with FoxConn.
If your child's wish list is lacking in the educational department, there are a few standout high-tech toys to consider.
Shares of chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices rose by more than six percent Friday following an appearance on CNBC by its CEO.
A Google executive's reaction to the deal "could certainly be a little sour grapes," an analyst tells CNBC.