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  • Mike Fries, CEO of Liberty Global at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

    Shares of Liberty Global climbed more than 15 percent on Thursday after the company released its fourth quarter fiscal report on Wednesday.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 17- Japan's SoftBank Corp Group may have renewed interest in combining its Sprint Corp with Deutsche Telekom AG's T-Mobile US Inc, but a deal between the No. 3 and No. 4 U.S. wireless carriers may not make it past U.S. regulators, antitrust experts and industry watchers said. The companies are expected to begin negotiations in April after the Federal...

  • Masayoshi Son, CEO of SoftBank.

    SoftBank is now willing to surrender control of Sprint and retain a minority stake in a merger with T-Mobile, sources told Reuters.

  • NAIROBI, Feb 17- Kenya's biggest telecoms operator, Safaricom, voiced "strong reservations" on Friday over the regulator's plan to monitor mobile phones on networks to detect counterfeits. The Communications Authority of Kenya wants to install equipment in the networks of the country's three mobile operators, to improve its monitoring of counterfeit...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 16- AT&T Inc said on Thursday it would make its unlimited data plan available to all wireless customers who pay a monthly bill, days after rival Verizon Communications Inc announced an unlimited option. Previously, AT&T's plan, which includes unlimited data, talk and text for $100 a month for a single line, only applied to its DirecTV and U-Verse...

  • WELLINGTON, Feb 16- Telecommunications company Spark New Zealand Ltd reported a 12.6 percent rise in half-year net profit on Thursday, weathering increased competition in the mobile market. "It is clear the intense ongoing price competition, particularly at the lower end of the market, is driving margin pressure and reinforcing the need for us to increase our...

  • WELLINGTON, Feb 16- Telecommunications company Spark New Zealand Ltd reported a 12.6 percent rise in half-year net profit on Thursday, weathering increased competition in the mobile market. "It is clear the intense ongoing price competition, particularly at the lower end of the market, is driving margin pressure and reinforcing the need for us to increase our...

  • Yahoo! President and CEO Marissa Mayer.

    Verizon is close to announcing a revised takeover deal with Yahoo that will cut the price slightly, sources said.

  • Seattle growth built on one lynchpin, price of Amazon's stock

    Cole Smead, managing director and portfolio manager at Smead Capital Management, discusses his investment strategy and favored business sectors.

  • CNBC PRO: John Legere

    John Legere shares his views on the wireless industry in an interview Tuesday on CNBC's "Squawk on the Street."

  • T-Mobile CEO John Legere on deal chatter: 'Nobody's talking'

    T-Mobile CEO John Legere speaks to CNBC's Jim Cramer about deal-making in the telecom sector.

  • John Legere

    The bombastic telecom chief said that there are two factors driving conversations around T-Mobile's future.

  • On a conference call with analysts and investors, Chief Executive Officer John Legere dismissed such concerns. Net income rose to $390 million, or 45 cents per share, for the quarter from $297 million, or 34 cents per share, a year earlier. Analysts, on average, were expecting a profit of 30 cents per share and revenue of $9.84 billion, according to Thomson Reuters...

  • Net income rose to $390 million, or 45 cents per share, for the quarter from $297 million, or 34 cents per share, a year earlier. Total revenue rose 23.4 percent to $10.18 billion. Analysts, on average, were expecting a profit of 30 cents per share and revenue of $9.84 billion, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.

  • Net income rose to $390 million, or 45 cents per share, for the quarter from $297 million, or 34 cents per share, a year earlier. Analysts, on average, were expecting a profit of 30 cents per share and revenue of $9.84 billion, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. The guidance may be viewed as disappointing but the company often tends to give conservative forecasts at...

  • Chatter around a deal between T-Mobile and Sprint Corp resurfaced in December after Masayoshi Son, whose SoftBank Group Corp is a majority shareholder in Sprint, pledged a $50 billion investment in the United States. The company's net income rose to $390 million, or 45 cents per share, for the quarter from $297 million, or 34 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • BELLEVUE, Wash. _ T-Mobile US Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $390 million. The average estimate of 16 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 29 cents per share. Fifteen analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $9.84 billion.

  • Feb 14- T-Mobile US Inc, the No. 3 U.S. wireless carrier, reported a 23.4 percent rise in quarterly revenue as it continued to win customers from bigger rivals AT&T Inc and Verizon Communications Inc.. The company's net income rose to $390 million, or 45 cents per share, for the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31 from $297 million, or 34 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 13- Verizon Communications Inc's announcement that it will once again offer an unlimited pricing plan marks a shift in its thinking as a price war among the four biggest U.S. wireless carriers accelerates. The biggest wireless carrier in the United States said on Sunday that it will offer an unlimited data plan for the first time in more than five...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 13- Verizon Communications Inc's announcement that it will once again offer an unlimited pricing plan marks a shift in its thinking as a price war among the four biggest U.S wireless carriers accelerates. AT&T, Sprint and Verizon shares were down roughly 1 percent on the New York Stock Exchange as investors worried about how a price war would erode...

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