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  • AT&T, Qwest, Verizon Win 10-Year Government Contract Thursday, 29 Mar 2007 | 11:50 AM ET

    The contract winners, who beat out Sprint Nextel, now have to compete with each other for the telecom needs of various federal agencies.

  • Sea Change: A Wireless World Tuesday, 27 Mar 2007 | 8:25 PM ET

    The future of picture taking, text messaging and more is approaching faster than you know. The coming Apple (APPL) iPhone upped the ante and now business leaders are starting to think that maybe just one device can do it all. From complete mobile computing to watching live TV, these are only the first few innings of a digital revolution. As the industry's power brokers converge in Orlando, Florida to discuss what's next, what are the wireless trades that can dial up returns for you now?

  • Alcatel-Lucent, Verizon Sign $6 Billion Deal Monday, 26 Mar 2007 | 10:58 AM ET

    Telecom equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent signed a $6 billion (4.52 billion euro) contract with Verizon Wireless on Monday to help the U.S.-based mobile phone service provider expand its network and offer new services.

  • Stocks closed slightly higher Friday, finishing a week with gains of more than 3% in major market indices. "I like to see this pretty tight trading range; the fact that we've been able to hold on to these gains is healthy," Craig Columbus, chief market strategist at Advanced Equities Asset Management, told CNBC.com.

  • Vonage Shares Close at All-Time Low On Legal Setback Friday, 23 Mar 2007 | 5:50 PM ET

    Vonage Holdings shares were hammered on Friday after a federal judge agreed to bar the company from using Internet phone technology owned by much bigger rival Verizon Communications.

  • Vonage

    "We're sorry, your call did not go through...." That may have a familiar ring to it for the more than 2.2 million subscribers using Vonage and the company's voice-over-internet-protocol, or VoIP service to make and receive calls over the internet. A US District Court judge in Alexandria, Virginia stunned the company today by issuing a permanent injunction against Vonage, barring it from basing its service on three of five patents owned by Verizon.

  • CNBC's Schacknow: Seeing The Story In The Details Friday, 23 Mar 2007 | 4:59 PM ET

    Hung up on Vonage: It’s usually easy to recognize a story worthy of our immediate attention. It’s not always so easy to answer the questions that come up from the first few dribs and drabs of information. This is one of the key minefields one must traverse in the daily business of the Breaking News Desk.

  • Big Money on the Line for Phone Companies Thursday, 22 Mar 2007 | 6:09 PM ET

    AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and Qwest are all waiting by the phone for a call on a $20 billion government contract. But only one will get it, and that means only one stock should jump when it happens. In this segment, Cramer explains who stands to gain the most from a win.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.

  • Game Plan for the Week of March 19 Friday, 16 Mar 2007 | 6:49 PM ET

    Remember last week when Cramer told you to wait on financials until they all reported? Well, they have. Here’s how to play them and more next week.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.

  • Google Entering Wireless Biz? Will They Or Won't They? Thursday, 15 Mar 2007 | 4:10 PM ET

    Will they or won't they? The net is rife with speculation now that Google plans to enter the wireless business with a free, advertising-supported cell phone that the company would sell, using wi-fi AND cell technology. Not just with new apps, but with the actual hardware.

  • On the Phone with Comcast's Brian Roberts Tuesday, 13 Mar 2007 | 7:30 PM ET

    There are guys out there that deserve the benefit of the doubt, guys you should back even when the stock is pointing you in the other direction. Brian Roberts is one of them.

  • Subprime Strikes Again Tuesday, 13 Mar 2007 | 6:15 PM ET

    Subprime lenders…tsk, tsk, tsk. The Dow was down anyway, but the mortgage delinquencies number, reported at noon, was higher than expected, and traders have been selling off ever since. But don’t damn the whole market...

  • Shares of Yahoo  tumbled Friday amid reports that the Web portal's deal with AT&T to sell high-speed Internet access may be on shaky ground.

  • Does Anyone Really Know What Time It Is? Friday, 9 Mar 2007 | 3:40 PM ET

    Major changes to Daylight Saving Time this year will mean more than resetting clocks in your house.

  • The franchise granted by the California Public Utilities Commission on Thursday clears the way for Verizon to offer its "FiOS TV" package to several hundred thousand households.

  • Stocks closed higher as the major indexes held on to solid gains ahead of Friday's highly anticipated employment report. "We've seen a nice bounce back the last couple of days. The markets were clearly oversold," Phil Orlando, chief equity market strategist at Federated Investors, told CNBC.

  • Jury Finds Vonage Infringed on Three Verizon Patents Thursday, 8 Mar 2007 | 5:50 PM ET

    The eight-member jury assessed Vonage $58 million in past damages and ordered it to pay a 5.5% royalty rate on Vonage sales going forward.

  • Clearwire IPO Leaps, Then Falls, in Market Debut Thursday, 8 Mar 2007 | 1:05 PM ET

    On Wednesday, Clearwire raised $600 million with a 24 million share offering of Class A stock, increased from 20 million shares.

  • Alltel Steps up Efforts to Sell Itself: WSJ Monday, 5 Mar 2007 | 11:29 AM ET

    Alltel has stepped up efforts to sell itself to carriers such as AT&T, Verizon Communications and Sprint Nextel, said people familiar with the matter, as the Little Rock, Ark.-based wireless company tries to chart a new future, The Wall Street Journal reported.

  • The Supreme Court turned down an appeal Monday from former WorldCom chief Bernard Ebbers, who is serving a 25-year prison sentence for fraud and conspiracy.

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