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  • LONDON, Feb 2- Vodafone, the world's second-biggest mobile operator, said on Thursday that the rate of growth in its international business division had slowed, echoing a similar warning given by British rival BT last week. BT, Britain's dominant fixed-line telecoms operator that provides networked IT and cloud services to companies and governments around...

  • BRUSSELS, Feb 1- European lawmakers clinched a deal early on Wednesday to cap the wholesale charges mobile service operators pay each other to enable their customers to use their mobile phones in other European countries, paving the way for the abolition of roaming fees in June. Under Wednesday's agreement between lawmakers and the Council of EU member states,...

  • LONDON, Feb 1- Arqiva, a company that runs much of Britain's TV and mobile infrastructure but is little known outside the industry, could put itself up for sale or list on the stock market as part of a review led by Rothschild, two sources said on Wednesday. Arqiva, which carried the BBC's first TV broadcast in 1936, works with major mobile operators, independent radio...

  • Jan 31- Sprint Corp reported on Tuesday a slimmer quarterly loss and revenue that beat estimates as the No. 4 U.S. wireless carrier added more subscribers than Wall Street expected. By late afternoon the stock was up 1.5 percent to $9.25. Sprint, majority-owned by Japan's SoftBank Corp, said net postpaid phone additions of 368,000 were the highest in four years,...

  • Jan 31- Sprint Corp reported on Tuesday a slimmer quarterly loss and revenue that beat estimates as the No. 4 U.S. wireless carrier added more subscribers than expected by Wall Street. Sprint, majority-owned by Japan's SoftBank Corp, said postpaid phone net additions of 368,000 were the highest in four years, topping those of rival AT&T Inc and Verizon...

  • Jan 31- Sprint Corp, the No. 4 U.S. wireless carrier, posted a narrower quarterly loss but the result was still worse than Wall Street expected, even as revenue rose on strong subscriber growth. Sprint's net loss narrowed to $479 million, or 12 cents per share, from $836 million, or 21 cents per share, a year earlier. Sprint, majority-owned by Japan's SoftBank Corp, said in...

  • Sprint, majority owned by Japan's SoftBank Corp, said in 2015 that it aimed to cut fiscal 2016 expenses by as much as $2.5 billion through layoffs and cost controls. The company said its net loss narrowed to $479 million, or 12 cents per share, from $836 million, or 21 cents per share, a year earlier. Net operating revenue rose to $8.55 billion from $8.11 billion, beating...

  • Jan 31- Sprint Corp posted a smaller quarterly loss as the No. 4 U.S. wireless carrier cut costs as part of a turnaround plan. The company, majority owned by Japan's SoftBank Corp, said its net loss narrowed to $479 million, or 12 cents per share, from $836 million, or 21 cents per share, a year earlier. Net operating revenue rose to $8.55 billion from $8.11 billion in the...

  • DUBAI, Jan 31- Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Co, the holding company for United Arab Emirates phone service provider du, will launch Virgin Mobile as a new brand in the UAE, EITC's chief executive Osman Sultan said on Tuesday. Virgin Mobile will use EITC's network and infrastructure in the same way that du does, and EITC has created an internal business...

  • Randall Stephenson, CEO of AT&T

    It could be because AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile need something from the Trump Administration, Recode reports.

  • Faber Report: Verizon-Charter talks going nowhere

    CNBC's David Faber reports the latest on the potential merger talks between Verizon and Charter Communications.

  • BT's credibility has been broken

    Guy Peddy, head of European telecom research at Macquarie Group, adds that "BT now just has to go and deliver."

  • BT said it was seeing record growth in its EE mobile unit and good momentum in consumer operations in a bid to reassure investors.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 26- Apple Inc's new legal assault on Qualcomm in the United States and China reflects its conclusion that regulators are unlikely to put an end to what it considers the chip maker's unfair business practices, analysts said. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission sued Qualcomm over the practice on Jan. 17. President Donald Trump named FTC...

  • Verizon, Charter decline to comment of Dow Jones report

    CNBC's David Faber discusses the latest on a report that Verizon is exploring a combination with Charter Communications.

  • TORONTO, Jan 26- Rogers Communications Inc took a hit from an abandoned television project but reported better-than-expected adjusted profit on Thursday that sent its shares higher as Canada's largest wireless provider leaned on mobile and internet growth. The Toronto- based company's outlook for 2017 pointed to better days ahead, but it stood pat on its...

  • Verizon exploring combination with Charter -DJ

    The "Squawk on the Street" crew discusses the news that Verizon may be considering a combination with Charter Communications, according to Dow Jones.

  • Jan 26- Rogers Communications Inc, Canada's largest wireless provider by market share, reported a better-than-expected profit as it added more postpaid wireless and internet subscribers. However, Rogers reported a net loss of C $9 million, or a loss of 4 Canadian cents a share, compared to a profit of C $299 million, or 58 Canadian cents a share, a year earlier.

  • Stocks to Watch: January 26, 2017

    Comcast, Ford, and Southwest Airlines stocks are making headlines this morning on Wall Street.

  • Jan 26- Rogers Communications Inc, Canada's largest wireless provider by market share, reported a net loss due to a C $484 million impairment charge, as it discontinued investment in its Internet Protocol Television product. Toronto- based Rogers posted a net loss of C $9 million, or a loss of 4 Canadian cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, compared...

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