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  • Sprint now says it will cut in half the price of most Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile plans, excluding unlimited music and video streaming, and some other options the plans may offer. For example, Verizon customers paying $80 for 12 GB of data will pay $40 for 12 GB if they switch to Sprint, and save 50 percent on the access fee as well. Shares in Sprint Corp. ended down 41 cents,...

  • More women in the c-suite: Maggie Wilderotter Tuesday, 17 Nov 2015 | 7:54 AM ET
    More women in the c-suite: Maggie Wilderotter

    Maggie Wilderotter, Frontier Communications executive chairman, talks about ways to increase diversity corporate boardrooms.

  • Cybersecurity:  Fine balance between privacy and security

    Maggie Wilderotter, Frontier Communications, discusses the challenges businesses face in maintaining customer privacy and the real threat of cyberterrorism.

  • Liberty Global buys Cable & Wireless in $5.3B deal Tuesday, 17 Nov 2015 | 3:31 AM ET
    John Malone

    Cable TV company acquires UK telecoms group with operations in the Caribbean, for stock and a special dividend worth $5.3 billion.

  • STOCKHOLM, Nov 17- Swedish telecoms network gear maker Ericsson on Tuesday raised its forecast for mobile data traffic growth as the use of video increases while the number of smartphone subscriptions continues to rise. Ericsson, the world's top mobile network equipment maker, expects a tenfold surge in mobile data traffic between 2015 and 2021, while in June...

  • Blackberry is doing OK now: CEO

    BlackBerry's adoption of the Android operating system was a key part of its turnaround strategy, says CEO John Chen.

  • DENVER— International cable TV company Liberty Global says it is acquiring Cable& Wireless Communications, a London- based telecommunications company with operations in the Caribbean, for stock and a special dividend worth $5.3 billion. Liberty Global PLC, which is controlled by billionaire John Malone, said it would fold Cable& Wireless into its LiLAC...

  • APEC’s next trade frontier: Thinking small Sunday, 15 Nov 2015 | 11:30 PM ET
    Members of the police Special Action Force (SAF) walk in front of signage for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit after a drill simulating a Paris-like attack at the venue of the summit in Manila on November 14, 2015.

    APEC kicked off its annual meeting with plans to think small, including finding ways to ensure small businesses benefit from trade deals.

  • Why investors should remain bullish on India Sunday, 15 Nov 2015 | 10:42 PM ET
    Why investors should remain bullish on India

    Bill Barney, CEO of Reliance Communications (Enterprise), discusses the promising trends in India's telecoms and cloud computing sectors.

  • Verizon offers high-speed global roaming for $10/day Thursday, 12 Nov 2015 | 9:34 AM ET
    Verizon Wireless

    Verizon is announcing Wednesday a new option that lets cellphone customers traveling overseas access high-speed data for $10 per day, Recode reports.

  • Facebook reportedly creating Twitter-like news app Wednesday, 11 Nov 2015 | 1:20 PM ET
    Facebook's Notify screens

    Facebook rolled out a new app called "Notify" on Wednesday to send you mobile notifications from publishers. Re/code reports.

  • Vodafone returns to earnings growth Tuesday, 10 Nov 2015 | 2:27 AM ET

    UK telecoms group reports a better-than-expected acceleration in revenue growth in the second quarter.

  • LONDON, Nov 10- Britain's Vodafone reported a better-than-expected acceleration in revenue growth in the second quarter, helping it return to earnings growth for the first half and nudge its expectations for the year towards the top of its guidance. The world's second largest mobile operator on Tuesday posted second quarter organic service revenue growth...

  • The scary new thing replacing robodialing Monday, 9 Nov 2015 | 10:37 AM ET

    Companies are now finding ways to replace robodialing and spam calls by taking advantage of wrong phone numbers and missed calls.

  • Verizon weighs $10 bln asset sale: sources Saturday, 7 Nov 2015 | 12:49 AM ET
    Pedestrians pass in front of a Verizon sign in New York City.

    Verizon is exploring a sale of its enterprise assets which could be worth as much as $10 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 6- Verizon Communications Inc is exploring a sale of its enterprise assets which could be worth as much as $10 billion, according to people familiar with the matter, as the largest U.S. wireless carrier seeks to focus on its core business. Wireline provider CenturyLink Inc was in talks with Verizon earlier this year to buy some of the assets but could...

  • Telefonica in first Spanish sales rise since 2008 Friday, 6 Nov 2015 | 2:15 AM ET
    Telecoms in Spain and the UK

    Ronan Dunne, CEO of Telefonica U.K., says improvements in the Spanish economy will help the telecommunications company.

  • Get ready for robocalls on your cellphone Thursday, 5 Nov 2015 | 11:55 AM ET
    Graduation, grad, student debt, education, student loans

    Thanks to a tiny amendment in last week's budget bill, you may soon be getting a lot more robocalls on your cellphone.

  • TEL AVIV, Nov 5- Cellcom agreed on Thursday to buy rival Golan Telecom for 1.17 billion shekels, as Israel's largest mobile phone provider seeks to add a low-cost brand to its portfolio. Golan, owned by French businessmen Michael Golan and Xavier Niel, is one of the four other mobile network operators in Israel besides Cellcom. Israel's mobile phone market has been...

  • New business opportunities in Cuba Tuesday, 3 Nov 2015 | 3:30 PM ET
    New business opportunities in Cuba

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on new business opportunities being made available in Cuba, led by the telecom industry.

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