The Federal Communications Commission is expected to vote on June 18 to begin the process of revamping the $1.7 billion program, called Lifeline, which has helped poorer Americans get access to telecommunications technologies since 1985.. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler wants to give those receiving the subsidy a choice of using it for phone services, high-speed...» Read More
Actually, there's a better way to play the Verizon Wireless buyout.
France Telecom proposed a $41 billion bid for TeliaSonera to create the world's third largest broadband operator and the number-four in mobiles, but the Nordic company rejected the offer.
The release of Apple's next-generation, 3G mobile device will usher in a new chapter of big-time growth for the company.
Investors wary about the recent volatility in the market should focus on stocks that pay dividends, according to David Costa, dean of Robert Kennedy College in Zurich.
Verizon is deep in talks to acquire Alltel, the nation's fifth largest wireless carrier, for roughly $27 billion, people close to the talks have told CNBC.
The Supreme Court of Canada agreed on Monday to hear an appeal by BCE of a lower court decision that threatens to derail its $34.8 billion (C$34.8 billion) buyout.
As companies slash travel budgets in the face of higher travel costs and a softer economy, they're increasingly adopting technology that enables employees to collaborate face-to-face without boarding a plane.
China Telecom and its state parent will pay more than $14 billion to buy a wireless network owned by the China Unicom group, entering a lucrative mobile arena in the first deal reached under Beijing's sweeping overhaul of the world's largest telecoms industry.
For the last 10 years, Jean-Claude Trichet and his predecessor Wim Duisenberg (the parents) have told the majority of European member states (the teenagers) exactly what they didn’t want to hear.
Tomorrow Patricia Russo goes before shareholders in Paris for Alcatel-Lucent's annual general meeting amid reports that her golden parachute of €6 million will be tied to performance.
Gates and Ballmer started with a trip down memory lane, talking about one of the tech industry's most enduring and successful relationships, stretching back 28 years. And it was an opportunity Ballmer almost missed out, thanks to the subtle recruitment strategy by Gates.
I'm with my colleague Melissa Francis at this week's All Things D conference in Carlsbad, Calif., and we'll be rounding up all our video reports here on this page. You can check out more from the conference on the 'All Things D' Web site link listed below.
Cellphone sales in Western Europe in January-March fell 16.4 percent from a year ago, the first decline since research firm Gartner started tracking the market in 2001, as the economic slowdown hurt demand.
Despite a slew of disappointing economic news, the Dow, Nasdaq and S&P opened the trading week with slight gains, and CNBC asked the experts how to play the markets now.
Arun Sarin, the chief executive who safeguarded Vodafone's dominance among mobile operators by expanding into emerging markets, announced his departure on Tuesday, saying he had achieved all he had set out to do.
European shares ended lower on Monday, led by Swiss bank UBS on concerns about further asset writedowns.
Shares in LG Electronics tumbled more than 8% on market talk that top mobile phone maker Nokia may cut its handset prices and re-enter South Korea in the second half of this year.
China will issue three Licenses for high-speed third-generation mobile phone services and called for a merger of China Unicom and China Netcom, two of its four biggest telecoms providers, in a long-awaited industry revamp.
It wasn't too long ago that Apple Inc. was out of favor on Wall Street, the stock languishing, the outlook nebulous, the bears drooling at the raise-'em-up-tear-'em-down prospects of one of the most compelling companies in all of technology.
China Mobile, the world's biggest wireless carrier, will take over Railcom and take in a clutch of executives from smaller rivals as hopes grow that Beijing has embarked on a long-awaited overhaul of the industry.
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