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  • Softbank Outlook

    Dan Baker from Morningstar Investment Mgmt Asia questions whether Sprint will be able to grow customers and lower costs in order to pay off debts.

  • LONDON, May 10- Liberty Global would consider buying Telefonica's O2 UK mobile network if Brussels blocks its agreed sale to CK Hutchison but said the cable group also valued the flexibility it had in its current strategy of being a virtual mobile operator. Sources familiar with the matter have said EU antitrust regulators are set to veto Hutchison's 10.3...

  • *Says customers hold off orders amid Alcatel integration. Nokia bought Franco-American Alcatel for 15.6 billion euros earlier this year to help it more broadly compete with Sweden's Ericsson and China's Huawei in both fixed-line and mobile network equipment. They were down 11 percent in the Middle East, 6 percent in Asia-Pacific and 5 percent in China, but up 6...

  • U.S. authorities have asked mobile phone carriers and manufacturers including Apple and Samsung, to explain how they release security updates.

  • Rajeev Suri, chief executive officer of Nokia

    Nokia's net sales of telecoms equipment fell more than expected in the first quarter.

  • The agencies have written to Apple Inc, AT&T Inc and Alphabet Inc, among others, in order "to better understand, and ultimately to improve, the security of mobile devices," the FCC said. The FCC sent letters to six mobile phone carriers on security issues, while the FTC ordered eight mobile device manufacturers including BlackBerry Ltd, Microsoft Corp, LG Electronics...

  • The FCC said the joint inquiry by the commissions was "to better understand, and ultimately to improve, the security of mobile devices." The FCC sent letters to six mobile phone carriers on security issues, while the FTC ordered eight mobile device manufacturers to provide information about how they issue security updates to address vulnerabilities in mobile...

  • WASHINGTON, May 9- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission and Federal Trade Commission on Monday jointly sent letters to mobile carriers including AT&T Inc, Sprint Corp, Verizon Communications Inc and others asking questions about how they release security updates in the wake of growing questions about security vulnerabilities, the agencies said.

  • US FCC, FTC LAUNCH INQUIRY INTO MOBILE DEVICE SECURITY UPDATES, SENDING LETTERS TO MOBILE CARRIERS, MOBILE DEVICE MANUFACTURERS TO IMPROVE SECURITY OF MOBILE DEVICES.

  • Hutchison, O2 deal is ‘highly unlikely’: Analyst

    The EU Commission is set to block Hutchison’s takeover of O2, according to media reports. Nik Stanojevic, equity analyst at Brewin Dolphin, explains why the deal isn’t expected to happen.

  • Our priority is paying off debt: BT CEO

    Gavin Patterson, CEO of BT, discusses the company's business priorities and says the dividend will increase by 10 percent in the next two years.

  • BT CEO on the rollout of ultrafast broadband

    Gavin Patterson, CEO of BT, talks about the telecom company's target for improving the U.K.'s broadband infrastructure.

  • A worker cleaning an Apple logo in Suzhou, China.

    Apple has faced further setbacks in Asia, after losing a trademark fight in China and being refused permission for a project in India.

  • A woman talks on a mobile phone as she walks past a Sprint Corp. store in Palo Alto, California.

    Sprint, the No.4 U.S. wireless carrier, said its quarterly revenue fell 2.5 percent as it gave big discounts to attract more subscribers.

  • Sprint adds 56k customers

    Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure discusses competition with Verizon and AT&T, and effective cost cutting at Sprint.

  • May 3- Sprint Corp on Tuesday reported a wider quarterly loss and added fewer subscribers than expected, but vowed to cut more than $2 billion in costs in the current fiscal year to stop the red ink. Sprint's net loss widened to $554 million, or 14 cents per share, from $224 million, or 6 cents per share, and fell short of the average analyst estimate of a net loss of 12...

  • Sprint, majority-owned by Japan's SoftBank Group Corp, said it expected operating income for the year ending March 2017 to be $1 billion- $1.5 billion, a big rise from the $310 million in operating income it posted for the year ended March 31. The company also stuck to its forecast of about $9.5 billion to $10 billion in adjusted earnings before interest, taxes,...

  • May 3- Sprint Corp, the No.4 U.S. wireless carrier, said its quarterly revenue fell 2.5 percent as it gave big discounts to attract more subscribers. The company's net operating revenue fell to $8.07 billion in the fourth quarter ended March 31 from $8.28 billion a year earlier. Sprint's net loss widened to $554 million, or 14 cents per share, from $224 million, or 6...

  • SAO PAULO, May 2- A Brazilian judge ordered wireless phone carriers to block access to Facebook Inc's WhatsApp for 72 hours throughout Latin America's largest country on Monday, the second such move against the popular messaging application in five months. The decision by the judge in the northeastern state of Sergipe applies to the five main wireless...

  • SAO PAULO, May 2- A Brazilian judge ordered wireless phone carriers to block access to Facebook Inc's WhatsApp for 72 hours throughout Latin America's largest country starting Monday afternoon, the second such incident against the popular messaging application in five months. The decision by the judge in the northeastern state of Sergipe applies to the five...

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