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  • Leslie Moonves, Chairman and CEO of CBS Corporation (l) and Shari Redstone Vice Chairperson of Viacom.

    CBS has a rare opportunity to change the course of history after being mired in sexual misconduct scandals.

  • Visitors pass through the entrance to the Ericsson AB pavilion at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013. 

    Mobile telecom equipment maker Ericsson reported stronger-than-expected third-quarter sales figures Thursday, boosted primarily by high activity levels in North America.

  • Sprint's sale of Pinsight comes as mobile advertising in the United States is expected to surpass television ad spending by more than $6 billion this year, according to eMarketer. The research firm estimates the gap will widen even more by 2022, with mobile spending at $141 billion compared to $68 billion on TV. Former Pinsight Chief Executive Kevin McGinnis...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 16- U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Tuesday called for wireless carriers to waive October bills for people hardest hit by Hurricane Michael after some Florida residents expressed frustration in getting mobile phone service restored. At least 18 deaths in four states have been blamed on Michael, which crashed into...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 16- U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Tuesday called for wireless carriers to waive October bills for people hardest hit by Hurricane Michael after some Florida residents expressed frustration in getting mobile phone service restored. At least 18 deaths in four states have been blamed on Michael, which crashed into...

  • Co-founder and CEO of Netflix Reed Hastings

    In its Q3 earnings call, Netflix is predicting the future of television will be forged by Rupert Murdoch's "New Fox"  live news and sports. 

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 16- Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Tuesday called for wireless carriers to waive bills for October and allow consumers to switch carriers without penalties after some residents in Florida have expressed frustration getting service restored following Hurricane Michael. Pai said that the progress in restoring...

  • A driver with placards for both Lyft and Uber waits for a traffic light outside South Station in Boston after picking up a passenger.

    Lyft has hired J.P. Morgan to lead its planned 2019 IPO, which could value the company at more than $15 billion.

  • TRIPOLI, Oct 16- Libya's state-owned mobile phone operator al-Madar launched the first 4 G services in the North African country, a rare investment in a country hit by years of political turmoil and violence. The service, equivalent to ten times the speed of the previous 3 G Internet, was activated at al-Madar's headquarters in Tripoli. We were confronted with...

  • Japanese commuters on the Tokyo subway

    News of six new digital streaming services this week may suggest we're in a bubble for online apps. That's probably not the future of media consumption. 

  • TOKYO, Oct 12- SoftBank Group Corp has chosen five investment banks, including units of Nomura Holdings Inc and Goldman Sachs, as lead underwriters for the mammoth initial public offering of its mobile-phone unit, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said on Friday. Bloomberg News reported Friday that the Japanese investment and technology firm aims to...

  • Telecoms operator Orange said on Friday it was partnering with Google on the Dunant transatlantic submarine cable project.

  • TOKYO, Oct 12- SoftBank Group Corp has chosen five investment banks, including units of Nomura Holdings Inc and Goldman Sachs, as lead underwriters for the mammoth initial public offering of its mobile-phone unit, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said on Friday. The other institutions are Mizuho Financial Group Inc, Deutsche Bank AG and the SMBC Nikko...

  • Peter Stern

    Apple is taking another crack at digital television, marrying original content that will be free for device owners with subscription channels to existing media services.

  • Randall Stephenson, CEO, AT&T

    The new service, anchored by HBO as the lead brand, will host all of WarnerMedia's other properties, including movie and TV franchises, and follows AT&T's purchase of Time Warner earlier this year.

  • Arthur Lang, CEO of the international division at Singtel, says the company will develop a cross-border solution for its mobile wallet, and build an eco-system.

  • Oct 4- British mobile operator O2, which is owned by Spain's Telefonica, said on Thursday its network had suffered an outage that prevented users from making calls, but it had now been fixed. One of those affected was footballer Gary Neville, a former player for Manchester United which is based at Old Trafford. O2 competes in Britain with the market leader EE, owned by...

  • Oct 4- British mobile operator O2, which is owned by Spain's Telefonica SA, said on Thursday it was aware of an issue with its network and its engineers were looking into it as a priority. Media reports had earlier suggested that O2's network was down and thousands of customers were unable to make or receive calls. Several customers took to social media to complain...

  • AT&T Communications CEO John Donovan speaks during the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity Summit on July 31, 2018 in New York City. 

    "It's really important to a country's economy and to its security that when there's a new technology coming out, that you be first," AT&T's John Donovan says.

  • AT&T Communications CEO: Haven't seen anything as game-changing as 5G in my career

    John Donovan, AT&T Communications CEO, discusses the telecom giant's rollout plans for 5G technology.

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