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  • UPDATE 1-Cablevision loses more video subscribers Friday, 7 Aug 2015 | 8:32 AM ET

    Aug 7- Cablevision Systems Corp lost more video subscribers in the second quarter as cable TV customers continued to shift to lower-priced bundled services from telecom carriers and Internet streaming service providers. Cablevision reported net video subscriber loss of 16,000 in the quarter ended June 30. Cablevision had about 2.6 million video...

  • Hong Kong's first major IPO to brave the market since the depths of the China market rout, CRSC, opened nearly flat on debut Friday.

  • The unanimous vote by the five-member commission came after months of T-Mobile's lobbying for stricter limits for AT&T Inc's and Verizon Communications Inc's participation in the auction of prized low-frequency airwaves. Reuters previously reported that agency staff had found existing restrictions were sufficient to ensure that smaller carriers...

  • JOHANNESBURG, Aug 5- Africa's top mobile phone operator, MTN Group, gave a downbeat outlook for Nigeria, its biggest market, on Wednesday after losing high-end users to Gulf rival Etisalat. South Africa- based MTN, which reported a 10 percent decline in first-half earnings, is fighting to maintain its lead in Nigeria ahead of competitors such as Etisalat and...

  • Silver Lake invests $1B in Motorola Solutions: CEO Wednesday, 5 Aug 2015 | 7:48 AM ET
    Silver Lake invests $1B in Motorola Solutions: CEO

    Greg Brown, Motorola Solutions CEO, breaks down the company's quarterly results, discusses its intention to tender up to $2 billion in share repurchase and how Silver Lake's $1 billion investment will help broaden its portfolio of emergency communication systems.

  • Aug 4- Sprint Corp reported a much smaller-than-expected quarterly loss on Tuesday, and majority owner SoftBank Corp assuaged investors' concerns by saying it had no plans to sell its stake in the wireless carrier. However, SoftBank will set up a leasing company with other partners to finance payments of devices leased by Sprint customers, Masayoshi Son, the...

  • Aug 4- Sprint Corp reported a much smaller-than-expected quarterly loss and record low customer defections in its postpaid business, helped by promotions and new tariff plans. The company reported a loss of $20 million, or 1 cent per share, for the first quarter ended June 30, compared with a profit of $23 million, or 1 cent per share, a year earlier.

  • Aug 3- The No. 2 U.S. wireless carrier AT&T Inc said it will bundle its wireless service with DirecTV's pay-TV offerings after the $48.5 billion deal was approved last month. The newly expanded AT&T leapfrogs the biggest U.S. cable company Comcast Corp Corp.. The company said it would serve more than 55 million customers in the United States, Latin America and the...

  • AT&T to bundle cellular, television and Web Monday, 3 Aug 2015 | 12:00 AM ET
    AT&T and DirecTV

    AT&T is moving to capitalize on its recent merger with DirecTV by offering bundled wireless and television services.

  • July 30- T-Mobile US Inc on Thursday posted better-than-expected second-quarter profit and revenue and raised its 2015 subscriber forecast for the second time this year, boosting shares by 4.5 percent. The company has revamped pricing plans, eliminated service contracts and launched marketing campaigns to turn around years of subscriber losses and lure...

  • July 30- T-Mobile US Inc reported a better-than-expected 14 percent jump in quarterly revenue as aggressive pricing helped it win more customers. Shares of the No.4 U.S. wireless carrier by revenue rose 3.1 percent to $38.20 in premarket trading on Thursday, after the company raised its full-year postpaid user addition forecast for the second time this year.

  • T-Mobile's quarterly revenue rises 14 pct Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 | 7:47 AM ET

    July 30- T-Mobile US Inc's quarterly revenue rose about 14 percent as aggressive pricing helped the company win more customers. However, net income of the No.4 U.S. wireless carrier by revenue fell to $361 million, or 42 cents per share, in the second quarter ended June 30 from $391 million, or 48 cents per share, a year earlier. Revenue rose to $8.18 billion from $7.19...

  • BT profits beat expectations as EE deal eyed Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 | 2:32 AM ET

    BT, the British telecoms giant, announced better-than-expected net profit of £511 million ($797 million) for the first quarter on Thursday.

  • Consumer mobile spend up: O2 CEO Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 | 1:20 AM ET
    First consumer mobile growth in years: O2 CEO

    Ronan Dunne, CEO of O2, says he saw the first growth in in consumer mobile spending in years.

  • July 27- Baidu Inc's quarterly profit missed analysts' estimates as China's biggest Internet search company spent heavily to diversify away from its core search advertising business, which is becoming less profitable and more competitive. Baidu's shares fell more than 8 percent in extended trading on Monday after the company's current-quarter revenue...

  • WASHINGTON, July 24- The No. 2 U.S. wireless carrier AT&T Inc and the biggest satellite-TV provider DirecTV became the country's largest pay-TV company on Friday, completing their $48.5 billion merger after receiving final regulatory approval. The requirements from the FCC, which ensures that deals are in the public interest, include protections for rival...

  • AT&T and the FCC, which determines if telecom mergers are in the public interest, have spent recent weeks negotiating conditions, including requirements that AT&T expand its broadband service and ensure that it does not discriminate against rival content. Video companies Netflix Inc and Dish Network Corp, traffic company Cogent Communications Holdings...

  • FCC approves AT&T, DirecTV deal with conditions Friday, 24 Jul 2015 | 2:30 PM ET
    AT&T and DirecTV

    The deal will combine the nation's second-largest wireless carrier with its biggest satellite television provider.

  • U.S. FCC gives AT&T final clearance to buy DirecTV Friday, 24 Jul 2015 | 2:30 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, July 24- AT&T received the final blessing from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Friday to buy DirecTV for $48.5 billion, combining the country's No. 2 wireless carrier with the largest satellite-TV provider. After more than a year of review, the FCC finalized its vote to approve the merger with conditions. "The Commission's decision is...

  • All in the family of overachievers: Maggie Wilderotter

    Maggie Wilderotter, Frontier Communications, shares her childhood memories and the messages she received from her family to "just go for it."

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