The CEO of Japan's Softbank, Masayoshi Son, delivers what he says is a wake-up call to U.S. broadband users in an interview with CNBC.» Read More
WASHINGTON, March 11- The chief executive officer of Japan's SoftBank Corp on Tuesday called the U.S. wireless market an oligopoly plagued by slow speeds and high prices and said his company's Sprint Corp could shake up the competition, but it would require a scale that Sprint cannot reach alone.
WASHINGTON, March 11- The chief executive of Japan's SoftBank Corp on Tuesday called the U.S. wireless market an oligopoly plagued by slow speeds and high prices and said his company's Sprint Corp could shake up the competition, but it would require a scale that Sprint cannot reach alone.
March 11- Japan's SoftBank Corp is still trying to buy T-Mobile US Inc and merge it with its U.S. wireless carrier Sprint Corp, SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son said, even though U.S. regulators appear set against a deal.
NEW YORK, March 10- T-Mobile US expects to engage in some form of cellular industry consolidation, the CFO of the United States' fourth-largest carrier said on Monday, boosting investor expectations that a merger with Sprint Corp could be on the horizon.
AT&T is cutting wireless data charges for individuals who have no annual service contract, as competition with rival T-Mobile US heats up.
March 8- AT&T Inc said on Saturday it is cutting wireless data charges for individual customers who have no annual service contract, as the No. 2 U.S. mobile operator attempts to better compete with rival T-Mobile US Inc..
BONN, Germany, March 6- Deutsche Telekom AG is to spend more money attracting customers to its T-Mobile business in the United States, suggesting it aims to go it alone in that market for now even though there is talk of a sale of the company.
BONN, Germany, March 6- Deutsche Telekom AG dashed hopes for a recovery in dividend payments by 2015 after scrapping its outlook for free cash flow to spend more money to win customers in the United States.
NEW YORK, March 5- Masayoshi Son isn't used to taking no for an answer. It is no secret that Son, known to have threatened self-immolation to get his way in the past, wants to combine Sprint Corp, which Softbank acquired last year, with T-Mobile US Inc as part of his vision to create a global industry leader.
NEW YORK, March 5- The red-hot US high-grade bond market priced US $19.3 billion more debt on Wednesday, pushing the week's tally so far to US $43.95 billion- the second-busiest week ever recorded. Only the week of September 13 2013 was bigger at US $65.265 billion- and that was due to Verizon's US $49 billion bond issue, the largest bond ever.
NEW YORK, March 4- Verizon Communications is in talks with content providers to deliver web-based TV services to mobile platforms, chief executive Lowell McAdam, said at an investor conference on Tuesday.
As RadioShack announced Tuesday that it would shutter 1,100 stores, "Shark Tank" investor Kevin O'Leary turned his sights on the struggling retailer.
Dish Network and Walt Disney reached a long-term deal to carry Disney-owned networks and deliver the content outside of a traditional TV.
March 4- Dish Network Corp and Walt Disney Co reached a long-term deal, allowing the No.2 satellite TV provider to carry Disney-owned networks such as ABC and ESPN, and deliver the content outside of a traditional TV subscription.
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