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  • The No. 1 U.S. wireless service provider's shares rose 1.1 percent to $44.90 in premarket trading on Thursday. Sales at the company's FiOS high-speed Internet, TV and phone service rose 6.8 percent to $3.53 billion. The company's operating revenue rose 3.2 percent to $34.25 billion, beating the average analyst estimate of $34.1 billion, according to Thomson...

  • Verizon revenue rises 3.2 pct Thursday, 21 Jan 2016 | 7:11 AM ET

    Jan 21- Verizon Communications Inc, the No. 1 U.S. wireless carrier by subscribers, reported a 3.2 percent increase in quarterly revenue as heavy promotions helped it to check customer defections. The company's operating revenue rose to $34.25 billion in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31 from $33.19 billion a year earlier. Net income attributable to Verizon was...

  • iPhone sales worse than expected: UBS analyst Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016 | 1:07 PM ET
    Apple Store employees fill orders for iPhones in Palo Alto, California.

    UBS released an iPhone survey with shipment results that are worse than it expected, but why did the data not impact Apple’s rating?

  • Pisani: Market moving with oil prices Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016 | 1:03 PM ET
    Pisani: I'm not selling

    S&P breaks through August lows amid a deflationary economy, low oil prices and flat earnings. CNBC's Bob Pisani reports.

  • The changing face of telecommunications Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016 | 10:00 AM ET
    The changing face of telecommunications

    Telecom Italia chairman, Giuseppe Recchi discusses the company’s latest strategies and its relationship with other rival telecoms.

  • AT&T more enthusiastic about DirecTV than ever: CEO Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016 | 9:00 AM ET
    Randall Stephenson at the 2016 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

    AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson says his company's tie-up with DirecTV is helping it combine its wireless and video businesses.

  • Why tech’s ‘Frightful 5’ will dominate digital Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016 | 8:47 AM ET
    Digital five

    These five digital companies will dominate tech life for the foreseeable future, reports the New York Times.

  • AT&T CEO: Bet on TV everywhere Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016 | 6:36 AM ET
    AT&T CEO: Bet on TV everywhere

    Randall Stephenson, AT&T Chairman & CEO, discuss the company's efforts to expand its mobile ability to stream content.

  • AT&T CEO: Bringing video and Internet together Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016 | 6:35 AM ET
    AT&T CEO:  Bringing video and Internet together

    Randall Stephenson, AT&T Chairman & CEO, discusses his company's acquisition of DirecTV and plans for an Internet without borders. Also Stephenson weighs in on opportunities in Mexico.

  • ABUJA, Jan 19- Telecom firms operating in Nigeria should not put their desire to make profits above security concerns, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Tuesday. MTN, Africa's largest mobile operator, has been fined $3.9 billion in Nigeria- its biggest market by sales- for failing to disconnect users of unregistered SIM cards. "President Muhammadu Buhari... urged...

  • ISTANBUL, Jan 18- Turkcell is looking for acquisition opportunities to expand regionally and Iran could be a target market as sanctions against Tehran are lifted, the chief executive of Turkey's largest mobile operator said on Monday. "Iran is a huge market and in our focus," Kaan Terzioglu said in an interview with Reuters. In 2004 it led a consortium that won a...

  • AT&T could sell Latin American pay TV assets for $10B Saturday, 16 Jan 2016 | 4:31 AM ET

    The business includes satellite and cable television services in Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela, Argentina and several other countries.

  • UK watchdog clears BT tie-up with EE Friday, 15 Jan 2016 | 2:53 AM ET

    British competition authorities cleared BT Group's £12.5 billion ($17.9 billion) acquisition of mobile operator EE.

  • How to fight back against robocalls Thursday, 14 Jan 2016 | 4:00 PM ET
    How to fight back against robocalls

    Ethan Garr, the vice president of product at TelTech Systems, explains how consumers can combat the scourge of robocalls and phone scams.

  • Value investors go dumpster diving on Wall Street Wednesday, 13 Jan 2016 | 10:10 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Jan 13- Not every investor is chagrined self-described value manager Rupal Bhansali, are gleefully loading up on companies that got beaten down when the whole market sold off at the start of the year. Bhansali, whose Ariel International Equity Fund had been socking away cash for just such an occasion, says she is buying in the most battered areas,...

  • AT&T brining back unlimited data plans... with a catch

    AT&T is experimenting with unlimited data plans to smartphone customers while promoting its TV services.

  • T-Mobile's Legere: Who the EFF are you? Friday, 8 Jan 2016 | 6:00 PM ET
    John Legere, president and CEO of T-Mobile

    T-Mobile CEO tweets a video response to the Electronic Frontier Foundation after being questioned about network neutrality.

  • Phones will take a different form: Blackberry's Chen Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 7:10 PM ET
    John Chen, CEO of BlackBerry

    As the CES 2016 kicks off, Blackberry CEO presents new technology and his insights on cybersecurity.

  • How 'connectivity' is taking over: AT&T's mobile chief Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 1:10 PM ET
    How 'connectivity' is taking over: AT&T's mobile chief

    Ralph de la Vega, President & CEO, AT&T Mobile & Business Solutions addresses the growing trend of connected devices, from cars to TVs.

  • Jan 6- T-Mobile US Inc added more postpaid subscribers in 2015 than it had projected as its lower-priced plans helped attract monthly users away from competitors. For the year ended Dec. 31, T-Mobile on a net basis added 4.5 million branded postpaid customers, beating its forecast of 3.8-4.2 million. The No. 3 U.S. wireless carrier said it added 2.1 million...

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