WASHINGTON, Sept 28- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Thursday approved rules requiring wireless carriers to provide upgraded emergency alerts including more information than currently allowed such as photos and web links, acting after the system was used to help find the suspect in Sept. 17 New York and New Jersey bombings.
CNBC's Akiko Fujita reports on Google's strategy to bridge India's digital divide.
Vodafone's $7.2 billion cash injection into its Indian business has turned up the heat just days ahead of a massive airwave auction.
NEW YORK— A day after cable giant Comcast said it planned to start selling cellphone service, rival Charter says it wants to have a wireless business too. That could mean more competition in the cellphone business, where Verizon and AT&T dominate. Comcast said Tuesday that it would launch a wireless service by the middle of 2017 that runs on its own Wi-Fi as well as...
SEOUL, Sept 21- U.S. carrier Verizon Communications Inc has begun taking orders for Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's new Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, after having stopped sales of the device earlier due to fire-prone batteries. Samsung has recalled about 1 million Note 7 smartphones in the United States, offering to replace or refund the flagship phones.
David McCourt, founder and chairman at Granahan McCourt Capital, discusses opportunities for telecoms companies in the developing world.
An increasing number of subscribers intend to get rid of their pay TV service in the next 12 months.
"The iPhone 7 for us has been a smashing success," Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure tells CNBC.
Sept 20- Cable company Comcast Corp said it would launch a wireless service in the United States in mid-2017, ending speculation over its entry into the fiercely competitive market. The No.1 U.S. cable company has been evaluating the plausibility of launching wireless plans for about a year. The service plans to use the company's 15 million WiFi hotspots and...
NEW YORK— Comcast plans to launch a cellphone service roughly in the middle of next year, although it would be limited to areas of the country where it's a cable provider. Comcast CEO Brian Roberts confirmed the company's plans at an investment conference Tuesday in New York. He suggested that Comcast was looking at the mobile service as an add-on to customer...
Marcelo Claure, Sprint CEO, discusses the mobile company's marketing push in New York City, its iPhone 7 pre-orders and how they are faring against network rivals.
Jeff Lawson, founder, chief executive and chairman of Twilio, talks about going public and disrupting business communications and IT using cloud computing.
Apple's HR chief has moved to address sexism and diversity challenges at its headquarters, Recode reports.
21st Century Fox files a lawsuit against Netflix. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports the details.
BT Group's Gavin Patterson says a proposal has been made to Ofcom which addresses the regulator's concerns although some sticking points remain.
T-Mobile executives are warning customers not to download Apple's latest update on older iPhone models.
MUMBAI, Sept 15- Reliance Communications, which is to merge its wireless business with smaller rival Aircel, said on Thursday the combined carrier would look to raise about $1 billion in equity from outside investors for expansion and to pay for mobile spectrum. Billionaire Anil Ambani- controlled Reliance Communications, and Aircel parent Malaysia's Maxis...
T-Mobile's stock ended more than 1 percent higher on Wednesday after the release of iPhone 7 data impressed Wall Street analysts.
Verizon's iPhone 7 pre-order volume is "within normal range," according to a Verizon executive cited by Bloomberg.
BRUSSELS, Sept 14- European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker announced measures on Wednesday to rein in the world's technology giants, improve broadband speeds and cut the cost of internet access, trying to rally popular support for an EU battered by Brexit. They complain that Google, Facebook's WhatsApp, Microsoft's Skype and other services have...
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