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  • TOKYO, Feb 8- SoftBank Group Corp's CEO Masayoshi Son said on Wednesday the Japanese firm should benefit from President Donald Trump's promised deregulation of the American economy and that he is keeping his options open about U.S. telecoms unit Sprint. Billionaire Son pledged a $50 billion investment and 50,000 new jobs in the United States after meeting...

  • TOKYO, Feb 8- Japan's SoftBank Group Corp reported a better-than-expected 71 percent rise in third-quarter operating profit due to shrinking losses at U.S. unit Sprint Corp and strength in its domestic telecommunications business. SoftBank, which owns a majority stake in Sprint, said October-December profit increased to 295.7 billion yen from 172.8...

  • TOKYO, Feb 8- Japan's SoftBank Group Corp reported on Wednesday a 71 percent rise in operating profit for the October-December quarter due to shrinking losses at U.S. unit Sprint Corp and a strength in its domestic telecommunications business. SoftBank, which owns a majority stake in Sprint, said third-quarter profit increased to 295.7 billion yen from 172.8...

  • Andrew Left, Citron Research

    Left said the company is about to see a big decline in its core business of selling "overpriced handsets."

  • Apple's iPhone turned 10 in January 2017

    Apple's Chinese market share and shipment volume fell for the first time last year, according to market data from IDC.

  • 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.

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