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  • Final Glance: Telecom companies Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 6:08 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies were up at the close of trading:. AT&T Inc. rose$. 08 or. 2 percent, to $34.64. Verizon Communications Inc. rose$. 02 or percent, to $49.47.

  • Midday Glance: Telecom companies Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 1:17 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies are down at 1 p.m.:. AT&T Inc. fell$. 16 or. 4 percent, to $34.41. Verizon Communications Inc. fell$. 20 or. 4 percent, to $49.26.

  • Early Glance: Telecom companies Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 11:16 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies are down at 10 a.m.:. AT&T Inc. fell$. 09 or. 3 percent, to $34.47. Verizon Communications Inc. fell$. 13 or. 3 percent, to $49.32.

  • Google wants more people to get online so they can search around and click on its ads. The announcement confirmed leaks and media reports in late January that Google planned to enter the telecom market. More information will be released "in the coming months," Sundar Pichai, Google Inc.' s senior vice president of products, said during his presentation.

  • NEW YORK, March 2- AT&T Inc will link its connected car and smart home technologies to bolster its foothold in the fast-growing market for Internet-connected devices, a new battleground for the company and rivals ranging from Verizon to Google Inc.. The wireless company's home security and automation service "Digital Life" and connected car service "Drive" will...

  • FairPoint more attractive to buyers with new labor pact Saturday, 28 Feb 2015 | 9:19 AM ET

    PORTLAND, Maine— FairPoint Communications said it needed to bring costs and benefits into sync with competitors in the telecommunications industry. Workers said during a four-month strike in northern New England that the company was positioning itself for potential sale, and a Wall Street analyst said shareholders are pressing for one.

  • Final Glance: Telecom companies Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 6:02 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies were up at the close of trading:. AT&T Inc. rose$. 06 or. 2 percent, to $34.56. Verizon Communications Inc. rose$. 08 or. 2 percent, to $49.45.

  • PHILADELPHIA— Internet activists took an aerial jab at Comcast to celebrate new government rules affecting the Philadelphia- based corporation. A plane towed a banner past company headquarters that said, " Comcast: Don't Mess With the Internet." The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to impose strict regulations on Internet service providers...

  • Midday Glance: Telecom companies Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 1:26 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies are up at 1 p.m.:. AT&T Inc. rose$. 01 or percent, to $34.51. Verizon Communications Inc. rose$. 20 or. 4 percent, to $49.57.

  • *Vodafone, alternative ops warn on "re-monopolisation". Germany's Deutsche Telekom and Spain's Telefonica have predicted that revenues will grow this year, while France's Orange and Norway's Telenor have promised higher future dividends, a major motivation for investors in the sector. Deutsche Telekom Chief Executive Tim Hoettges attributed the rebirth...

  • Early Glance: Telecom companies Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 11:10 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. AT&T Inc. fell$. 02 or. 1 percent, to $34.48. Verizon Communications Inc. rose$. 18 or. 4 percent, to $49.55.

  • *Vodafone, alternative ops warn on "re-monopolisation". Germany's Deutsche Telekom and Spain's Telefonica have predicted that revenues will grow this year, while France's Orange and Norway's Telenor have promised higher future dividends, a major motivation for investors in the sector. Deutsche Telekom Chief Executive Tim Hoettges attributed the rebirth...

  • Final Glance: Telecom companies Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 6:02 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies were up at the close of trading:. AT&T Inc. rose$. 29 or. 8 percent, to $34.50. Verizon Communications Inc. rose$. 17 or. 3 percent, to $49.37.

  • Stock market shrugs off net neutrality vote Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 5:31 PM ET

    NEW YORK— The stock market largely shrugged off the Federal Communications Commission's vote to impose tougher rules on broadband providers like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T to prevent them from creating paid fast lanes for the Internet and slowing or blocking Web traffic. On Thursday, Comcast Corp. shares dipped 47 cents to close at $59.15.

  • What the net neutrality battle is really about Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 1:20 PM ET

    The FCC's net neutrality regulations heat up the debate between Internet companies and Internet service providers.

  • Midday Glance: Telecom companies Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 1:19 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies are up at 1 p.m.:. AT&T Inc. rose$. 29 or. 8 percent, to $34.49. Verizon Communications Inc. rose$. 21 or. 4 percent, to $49.41.

  • Cuban on net neutrality: It will be whac-a-mole Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 1:15 PM ET
    Mark Cuban

    Enshrining net neutrality into Federal Communications Communications rules subjects the Internet to the whims of politicians, Mark Cuban tells CNBC.

  • Early Glance: Telecom companies Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 10:35 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. AT&T Inc. rose$. 12 or. 4 percent, to $34.33. Verizon Communications Inc. fell$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $49.14.

  • Father of net neutrality: Rules won't kill spending Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 9:54 AM ET

    The man who coined the phrase net neutrality rejects the idea that enforcing the policy would lead to reduced investment in broadband.

  • FCC allows city-owned Internet providers to expand Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 4:57 AM ET

    The decision quietly played out minutes before the FCC took up the higher-profile issue of Internet neutrality, which imposed the toughest rules yet on broadband providers like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T. In the less prominent case, the cities of Wilson, North Carolina, and Chattanooga, Tennessee, asked the FCC to override state laws that have prevented them from...