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  • AT&T drops 'super cookies' from cellphone data Saturday, 15 Nov 2014 | 6:17 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— AT&T Mobility, the nation's second-largest cellular provider, says it's no longer attaching hidden Internet tracking codes to data transmitted from its users' smartphones. Verizon Wireless, the country's largest mobile firm, said Friday it still uses this type of tracking, known as "super cookies." Verizon spokeswoman Debra Lewis said business and...

  • Verizon Communications Inc, AT&T Inc, Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US have reached a deal with public-safety groups to get specific location data to 911 dispatchers for 40 percent of wireless 911 calls within two years and 80 percent within six years. The wireless association CTIA announced the agreement with the Association of Public-Safety Communications...

  • Final Glance: Telecom companies Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 6:03 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 $35.90. Verizon Communications Inc. rose$. 30 or. 6 percent, to $51.50.

  • AT&T stops adding Web tracking codes on cellphones Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 2:00 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— AT&T Mobility, the nation's second-largest cellular provider, said Friday it's no longer attaching hidden Internet tracking codes to data transmitted from its users' smartphones. Verizon Wireless, the country's largest mobile firm, said Friday it still uses this type of tracking, known as "super cookies." Verizon spokeswoman Debra Lewis said...

  • Midday Glance: Telecom companies Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 1:17 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies are up at 1 p.m.:. AT&T Inc. rose$. 27 or. 8 percent, to $35.88. Verizon Communications Inc. rose$. 26 or. 5 percent, to $51.46.

  • Early Glance: Telecom companies Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 10:47 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies are up at 10 a.m.:. AT&T Inc. rose$. 36 or 1.0 percent, to $35.97. Verizon Communications Inc. rose$. 18 or. 4 percent, to $51.38.

  • Republicans and Democrats agree on these stocks Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 8:58 AM ET

    Republicans and Democrats disagree on practically everything, including their investments, except for these companies.

  • Final Glance: Telecom companies Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 6:05 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies were up at the close of trading:. AT&T Inc. rose$. 21 or. 6 percent, to $35.61. Verizon Communications Inc. rose$. 38 or. 7 percent, to $51.20.

  • Midday Glance: Telecom companies Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 1:28 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies are up at 1 p.m.:. AT&T Inc. rose$. 30 or. 8 percent, to $35.70. Verizon Communications Inc. rose$. 13 or. 2 percent, to $50.95.

  • *Ericsson sees slightly slower growth in main markets. STOCKHOLM, Nov 13- Telecom equipment and services group Ericsson plans to cut 9 billion Swedish crowns of costs a year, including reducing staff, to help it cope with weaker growth prospects for its markets, it said on Thursday. While its North American market is slowing with operators such as Verizon and AT&T...

  • Early Glance: Telecom companies Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 12:16 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies are up at 10 a.m.:. AT&T Inc. rose$. 30 or. 8 percent, to $35.70. Verizon Communications Inc. rose$. 27 or. 5 percent, to $51.09.

  • Final Glance: Telecom companies Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies were up at the close of trading:. AT&T Inc. rose$. 30 or. 9 percent, to $35.40. Verizon Communications Inc. rose$. 21 or. 4 percent, to $50.82.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 12- AT&T Inc on Wednesday raised pressure on the U.S. telecom regulator's work on new "net neutrality" rules, saying it would stop investing in new high-speed Internet connections in 100 U.S. cities until the Web traffic rules are settled. The statement from AT&T Chief Executive Officer Randall Stephenson is the first business move by an Internet...

  • Obama plan launches battle of the Internet 2.0 Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 2:20 PM ET
    President Barack Obama and FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler.

    It's up to the FCC to decide who wins the battle over net neutrality. But it won't vote until next year.

  • Midday Glance: Telecom companies Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 1:23 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies are up at 1 p.m.:. AT&T Inc. rose$. 26 or. 7 percent, to $35.36. Verizon Communications Inc. rose$. 36 or. 7 percent, to $50.97.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 12- AT&T Inc will stop investing in new high-speed Internet connections in 100 U.S. cities until regulators decide whether to enact tough "net neutrality" rules proposed by President Obama, Chief Executive Officer Randall Stephenson said on Wednesday. A primary goal for the FCC in recent years has been to ensure quality Internet access across...

  • Early Glance: Telecom companies Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 11:05 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies are down at 10 a.m.:. AT&T Inc. fell$. 01 or percent, to $35.09. Verizon Communications Inc. fell$. 09 or. 2 percent, to $50.52.

  • VERIZON CEO SAYS OPTIMISTIC FCC WILL MAKE THE RIGHT DECISION IN NET NEUTRALITY DEBATE.

  • Final Glance: Telecom companies Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies were down at the close of trading:. AT&T Inc. fell$. 02 or. 1 percent, to $35.10. Verizon Communications Inc. fell$. 11 or. 2 percent, to $50.61.

  • Midday Glance: Telecom companies Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 1:52 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies are down at 1 p.m.:. AT&T Inc. fell$. 08 or. 2 percent, to $35.04. Verizon Communications Inc. fell$. 26 or. 5 percent, to $50.47.