AT&T is merging its wireless and business divisions into a single unit led by Ralph de la Vega, former CEO of the company's wireless segment.» Read More
Text messaging is huge with more than a billion texts sent per day. But why bother with words when you can send a video? Texting looks pretty old fashioned compared to a "Mogreet" mobile video message.
Q: On Fast Money’s trader radar we look at the stock that was lighting up screens across Wall Street. Formed after GTE's merger with Bell Atlantic in 2000, this telecom giant is the second largest phone company in the U.S. But snags with the company’s latest $200 million effort to expand its Fios internet network are leaving investors asking, “Should I sell it now?” Who is it?
Comcast's stock has been hammered over the past year--down 20 percent. The company's facing new competition from telecom and satellite TV companies, a cratering home sales market, and bad news from its consumer business, which signs up--or upgrades--customers when they buy new homes.
There are too many opportunities for investors to be sitting on the sidelines.
Russia has all the growth the U.S. industry wished it had.
While American companies cannibalize each other's customers, there's room to grow in the South Pacific.
There’s an intergalactic battle going on for your auditory attention as telecom empires wage war in the celestial heavens. What’s their “force?” It’s flat pricing plans.
Why Cramer isn't worried about the new pricing plan – or a price war.
The Third World is skipping landlines and going straight to cell phones. Here's how you profit from it.
Wall Street staged a dramatic turnaround Friday, shooting higher in the last half-hour of trading after word that a bailout plan for troubled bond insurer Ambac Financial could be announced next week. What's the word on the Street?
The U.S. telecommunications industry will grow at a slower rate than the global industry in the coming years as the wireless and wired markets mature, the Telecommunications Industry Association said Friday.
Who will be the winners as Big Telecom prepares for a price war?
Stocks snapped a three-day losing streak Wednesday as H-P earnings inspired investors to think long term.
What’s the trade as the telecom giants go head-to-head in an all out price war?
In case you are wondering why commodity prices continue to rise in the face of a U.S. slowdown, please listen to what Rio Tinto CEO Tom Albanese told our David Faber a short while ago. He discussed how China was continuing to suck up a greater and greater part of the world's commodity supplies, and concluded by noting that China now consumes:
No. 3 U.S. mobile-service provider Sprint Nextel is expected to offer flat-rate calling plans at up to a 40 percent discount to its rivals, hurtling the industry into a price war, analysts said on Wednesday.
Stocks opened lower Wednesday after a report on consumer prices raised concerns -- in an already jittery market -- about the Federal Reserve's reaction.
It's not easy for Sprint these days: It lost about 1 million customers last year and is readying to announce the amount of a huge write-off related to its Nextel merger. Then, just as it was ramping up for 2008, the first year in which the Nextel Cup Series would be renamed the Sprint Cup, the wrong driver's won the Daytona 500 on Sunday...
Plus, an appeal to Verizon's Ivan Seidenberg and more.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Sprint Nextel has appointed to its board activist investor Ralph Whitworth, who last year threatened a proxy battle against the No. 3 U.S. mobile service provider.