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  • Comcast could drop Time Warner Cable bid: Source Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 3:29 PM ET
    It's standing room only at the Public Utilities Commission's public comment meeting concerning the proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger on April 14, 2015 in Los Angeles, CA.

    Comcast could drop its bid for Time Warner Cable as soon as Friday, a source told CNBC.

  • Weak Ericsson results weren't surprising: CEO   Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 5:20 AM ET
    Weak Ericsson results weren't surprising: CEO

    Ericsson reports a 19 percent drop in their Q1 operating profit. Hans Vestberg, CEO of Ericsson, says he was "not surprised" by the results.

  • April 22- AT&T Inc on Wednesday reported better-than expected earnings and said fewer wireless customers switched to other networks at a rate not seen in any first quarter. The company, awaiting regulatory approval for its $48.5 billion proposal to buy DirecTV, sees additional cost savings of more than double than it previously forecast from the deal.

  • UPDATE 2-AT&T profit beats Street estimates, shares rise Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 5:37 PM ET

    April 22- AT&T Inc on Wednesday reported quarterly profit that beat Wall Street estimates and said its subscribers switched to other networks at a lower rate. They closed at $32.86 on the New York Stock Exchange. The second-largest U.S. wireless carrier posted net income of $3.2 billion, or 61 cents per share, in the first quarter ended March 31, compared with $3.65...

  • Google's mobile biz: Will Facebook follow suit? Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 5:36 PM ET
    The Google logo is displayed on the screen of an iPhone.

    Google can create a new narrative in the mobile market, and may encourage others, like Facebook, to follow, Sprint exec said.

  • UPDATE 1-AT&T first-quarter profit beats Street estimates Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 4:40 PM ET

    April 22- AT&T Inc on Wednesday reported quarterly profit that beat Wall Street estimates by a penny and lower-than-expected revenue that was nearly flat from a year ago. The second-largest U.S. wireless carrier posted net income of $3.2 billion, or 61 cents per share, in the first quarter ended March 31, compared with $3.65 billion, or 70 cents per share, in the...

  • AT&T first-quarter profit falls 13 pct Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 4:17 PM ET

    April 22- AT&T Inc reported a 13 percent fall in quarterly profit and said revenue was nearly flat from a year earlier. The second-largest U.S. wireless carrier posted net income attributable to the company of $3.2 billion, or 61 cents per share, in the first quarter ended March 31, compared with $3.65 billion, or 70 cents per share, in the year-ago quarter.

  • AT&T expects bigger DirecTV savings, says 'churn' fell Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 4:13 PM ET

    DALLAS— AT&T Inc. said Wednesday it expects bigger savings from its proposed purchase of satellite TV company DirecTV, and shares of the second-largest U.S. wireless carrier rose in aftermarket trading. The Dallas company said it now thinks it can achieve $2.5 billion in annual savings from the DirecTV deal within three years of closing.

  • AT&T earnings beat, but subscriber growth slows Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 4:02 PM ET
    A pedestrian passes an AT&T store in New York.

    AT&T topped analysts' profit estimates by a penny on Wednesday, but revenue came in light as core subscribers declined.

  • Google wireless phone service challenges major carriers Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 2:44 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— Google is trying to shake up the wireless phone industry with a low-priced service designed to pressure major carriers into making it more affordable for people to get online and use Google's services. The service, called "Project Fi," debuted Wednesday, about two months after Google revealed its plans to expand its ever-growing empire into...

  • UPDATE 1--Google rolls out new U.S. wireless service Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 2:40 PM ET

    NEW YORK, April 22- Google Inc on Wednesday launched a new U.S. wireless service that switches between Wi-Fi and cellular networks to curb data use and keep phone bills low. The service, Google's first entry into the wireless industry, will work only on the company's Nexus 6 phones and will be hosted through Sprint Corp and T-Mobile's networks, Google said in a...

  • URGENT-Google rolls out new U.S. cell phone service Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 1:48 PM ET

    NEW YORK, April 22- Google Inc on Wednesday launched a new U.S. wireless service that will enable customers to pay only for the data they use and use Wi-Fi networks to curb data use and keep phone bills low. The service, Google's first entry into the wireless industry, will work only on the company's Nexus 6 phones and will be hosted through Sprint Corp and T-Mobile's...

  • Google launches US cellphone service Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 1:46 PM ET
    Google launches new wireless service Project Fi.

    Google launched a new U.S. wireless service that will enable customers to pay only for data they use and use Wi-Fi to curb data use.

  • Track record in deals may be hitch for Comcast, TWC Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 10:44 AM ET
    David L. Cohen, executive vice president of Comcast, and Robert D. Marcus, chairman and CEO of Time Warner Cable, testify during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on the proposed merger of Time Warner Cable and Comcast, on Capitol Hill, May 8, 2014 in Washington, DC

    Comcast’s record of compliance is now in the spotlight as regulators scrutinize its proposed takeover of Time Warner Cable.

  • Google's wireless service is almost here: Report Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 10:10 AM ET
    Google plans to unveil wireless service in U.S.

    The wireless industry is about to get some more competition.

  • FACTBOX-Britain's biggest corporate losses Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 6:41 AM ET

    ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND, Feb. 2009-- At the height of the financial crisis, RBS said a record loss of 24.1 billion pounds reflected a 16.2 billion pound writedown against acquisitions, including its takeover of parts of Dutch rival ABN Amro in 2007, plus a further 7.9 billion pounds in operating losses. VODAFONE GROUP, May 2006-- Mobile phone operator Vodafone...

  • Verizon quarterly earnings top expectations Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 9:38 AM ET
    A pedestrian talks on a mobile phone as she walks past a Verizon Wireless retail store in Washington, D.C.

    Verizon Communications delivered quarterly earnings that topped analysts' expectations.

  • *Tele2 Q1 core earnings beat expectations, TeliaSonera in line. STOCKHOLM, April 21- A battle being played out in Kazakhstan between Sweden's two leading mobile operators has intensified this year as Tele2 slowly makes up ground on market leader TeliaSonera. TeliaSonera has been in the country for more than a decade, while Tele2 entered in 2010 and is investing...

  • Monetizing mobile: Facebook and Twitter   Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 5:30 AM ET
    Monetizing mobile: Facebook and Twitter

    Talking tech and US earnings, Leigh Drogen, CEO of Estimize, says this quarter will be about mobile monetization, especially for Facebook and Twitter.

  • Not facing price war: Tele2 CEO   Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 2:30 AM ET
    Not facing price war: Tele2 CEO

    Mats Granryd, CEO of Tele2, says telecoms companies face a pressurized market, but insisted that he isn't taking part in a price war.

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