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  • Lowell McAdam, Verizon CEO

    Verizon says total revenues for its wireless business fell by 5.1 percent from a year ago.

  • TORONTO, April 20- Canada's telecom and broadcast regulator ruled on Thursday that all data delivered online should be treated equally by internet service providers, a blow to large companies seeking to leverage either their own or other companies' content to win customers. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission specifically...

  • jit Pai, chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission, gestures while speaking on the second day of Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain, on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017.

    The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday voted 2-1 to significantly ease regulatory requirements in the $45 billion business data services market

  • While it has pursued other revenue streams, including a $4.48 billion deal for Yahoo Inc's core business, analysts have questioned if it should pursue a more transformative combination. "We continue to believe that the company needs a strategic transaction to support their wireless business for the long-term," analysts at New Street Research said in a note.

  • John Legere, T-Mobile US.

    Verizon reported first-quarter earnings and sales Thursday that missed Street expectations.

  • "They badly missed on every important subscriber metric, and it just underscores that the wireless business is a severely growth-challenged business at the moment," said Craig Moffett, an analyst at MoffettNathanson in an interview. Chief Financial Officer Matthew Ellis said on a conference call with investors that churn rose in the first half of the quarter...

  • Verizon Q1 misses on top and bottom line

    Jennifer Fritzche, Wells Fargo Securities, breaks down Verizon's quarterly results and digs into the wireless numbers. Also Fritzche shares her thoughts on Verizon's merger with Yahoo.

  • April 20- Verizon Communications Inc, the No. 1 U.S. wireless carrier, reported a 20 percent fall in quarterly profit as it lost wireless postpaid subscribers despite the re-launch of unlimited data plans. Net income attributable to the company fell to $3.45 billion, or $0.84 per share, in the first quarter ended March 31, from $4.31 billion, or $1.06 per share, a year...

  • Pedestrians cross Herald Square in front of a Verizon Wireless store in New York on Friday, March 18, 2016.

    NEW YORK— Verizon, the once-unstoppable cellphone leader in the U.S., lost key wireless customers for the first time, even as it brought back unlimited data plans to counter smaller rivals. In the first three months of the year, Verizon lost 307,000 wireless subscribers who are billed each month, the more lucrative kind of wireless customer. For cellphones alone,...

  • TORONTO, April 18- Canada's Rogers Communications Inc on Tuesday reported a sharp rise in first-quarter profit and higher revenue as it boasted a surprisingly large jump in new wireless customers. The Toronto- based cable, telecommunications and media company said its average wireless customer paid C $59.96 a month for service, up from C $58.54 a year ago.

  • Marissa Mayer, President and CEO of Yahoo.

    Yahoo is entering its final quarter as an independent company.

  • Pedestrians pass in front of a Verizon sign in New York City.

    The CEO of Verizon, Lowell McAdam, is open to discussing the possibility of merging according to a report from Bloomberg.

  • NEW YORK, April 18- Verizon Communications Inc has agreed to buy optical fiber from Corning Inc for at least $1.05 billion over the next three years as the No. 1 U.S. wireless carrier aims to improve its network infrastructure, the companies said on Tuesday. Corning will sell up to 12.4 million miles of optical fiber to Verizon each year from 2018 through 2020, with a...

  • NEW YORK, April 18- Verizon Communications Inc has agreed to buy optical fiber from Corning Inc for at least $1.05 billion over the next three years as the No. 1 U.S. wireless carrier aims to improve its network infrastructure, the companies said on Tuesday. Corning will sell up to 12.4 million miles of optical fiber to Verizon each year from 2018 through 2020, with a...

  • Verizon & Corning agree to $1.05B, 3-year deal

    CNBC's David Faber reports the highlights of the $1.05 billion deal between Verizon and Corning to improve current 4G fiber networks and promote the development of 5G.

  • Pedestrians cross Herald Square in front of a Verizon Wireless store in New York on Friday, March 18, 2016.

    Verizon announced Tuesday it has agreed to a $1.05 billion deal with fiber-optic cable manufacturer Corning.

  • Why ZTE could do well outside of China

    The transition to 5G provides ZTE with a competitive advantage over other telecommunications equipment players, notes Edison Lee of Jefferies.

  • ZTE results stronger than expected, but...

    ZTE's profits might have risen but its share of the competitive Chinese market has been declining, notes Ronald Wan of Partners Capital International.

  • April 17- In 10 days, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission will lift a ban on telecoms companies engaging in merger talks, and Wall Street is betting on T-Mobile US Inc, Sprint Corp and Dish Network Corp to be the first ones out of the gate. You have to ask yourself whether T-Mobile is going to be as eager to do a deal as Sprint, "said Craig Moffett, an analyst at...

  • NEW YORK, April 13- T-Mobile US Inc bid $8 billion and Dish Network Corp $6.2 billion to win the bulk of broadcast airwaves spectrum for sale in a government auction, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission said on Thursday. The two carriers accounted for most of the $19.8 billion in winning bids, the FCC said. The FCC said 175 broadcast stations were selling...

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