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  • Sprint's new hire, Ballard Partners, will lobby on "general government policies and regulations," according to the disclosure, which did not include financial details. In the first six months of 2017, the wireless provider spent $1.2 million on lobbying in Washington, according to disclosure filings earlier this year. In 2011, the Justice Department and the FCC...

  • Ballard Partners will lobby on "general government policies and regulations," according to the disclosure, which did not include financial details. In the first six months of 2017, the wireless provider spent $1.2 million on lobbying in Washington, according to disclosure filings earlier this year. A lobbyist listed as the Ballard Partners contact on the...

  • TAIPEI/ SINGAPORE, Sept 22- When HTC Corp brought back founder Cher Wang two years ago to turn around the struggling Taiwanese mobile phone maker, investors hoped she could stem a sharp loss in market share to Apple and Samsung Electronics. "Our main consideration is that our brand will continue," Chialin Chang, who heads HTC's mobile business, told reporters.

  • T-Mobile and Sprint

    T-Mobile US is close to agreeing to terms on a deal to merge with peer Sprint, people familiar with the matter said.

  • Sept 22- T-Mobile US Inc is close to agreeing tentative terms on a deal to merge with peer Sprint Corp, people familiar with the matter said, a major breakthrough in efforts to merge the third and fourth largest U.S. wireless carriers. Japan's SoftBank Group Corp, which controls Sprint, will own between 40 and 50 percent of the combined company, two of the sources said...

  • They are displayed in the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Despite their ubiquity, they started in 1998 with one man: A 25- year-old employee of mobile phone carrier NTT DoCoMo who created the first set of 176 in one month as he rushed to meet a deadline. If I hadn't done it, someone else would have, "said Shigetaka Kurita, who now is a board member at Dwango Co., a Tokyo...

  • $999 iPhone could spell trouble for wireless carriers

    Wireless carriers are wary about providing zero-down, interest-free equipment installment plans for the $999 iPhone.

  • The headquarters for Charter Communications Inc., in St. Louis, Mo., is shown.

    CNBC's David Faber takes a look at the next step for Charter Communications as suitors subside.

  • Cramer on how 3 major deals made him check his discipline

    Jim Cramer says three tie-ups, including the potential deal between T-Mobile and Sprint, justified his bullishness in a red-hot market.

  • 3 major deals made Cramer check his discipline

    Jim Cramer says three tie-ups, including the potential deal between T-Mobile and Sprint, justified his bullishness in a red-hot market.

  • John Legere

    Jim Cramer says three tie-ups, including the potential deal between T-Mobile and Sprint, justified his bullishness in a red-hot market.

  • One trader is betting big on Sprint as deal talks heat up

    CNBC contributor Mike Khouw discusses his bullish bets for Sprint as the telecom company is in merger talks with T-Mobile.

  • Sept 19- The three major U.S. stock indexes edged higher on Tuesday, logging closing records, with financial stocks providing the biggest boost a day ahead of the Federal Reserve's concluding statement from its two-day policy meeting. The U.S. central bank is expected to announce when it will begin paring its bond holdings, and while a September interest rate...

  • Synchronoss Technologies Inc., down $6.93 to $9.82. Rite Aid Corp., down 33 cents to $2.40. Regulators approved a deal in which Walgreens will buy 1,932 Rite Aid stores, fewer than the companies had planned.

  • The latest negotiations come after Reuters reported earlier this year that Japan's SoftBank was prepared to give up control of Sprint to clinch a merger with T-Mobile, and only retain a minority stake in the combined company. Sprint and T-Mobile, which is controlled by Germany's Deutsche Telekom AG, are still weeks away from an agreement, and have not settled on...

  • Sept 19- U.S. stocks were slightly higher on Tuesday, helped by gains in financial, technology and telecom stocks, but indexes traded in a narrow range as investors stayed away from making major bets ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy meeting. While a September interest rate increase is not expected, investors will closely watch Fed Chair Janet Yellen's views...

  • Sept 19- U.S. wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp are said to be in active merger talks, CNBC reported, citing sources. Japan's SoftBank Group Corp, which owns a majority stake in Sprint, and T-Mobile parent Deutsche Telekom have been in frequent conversations about a stock-for-stock merger, CNBC reported. While T-Mobile Chief Executive John Legere...

  • Sept 19- U.S. wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp are said to be in active merger talks, CNBC reported, citing sources.

  • John Legere, T-Mobile US.

    T-Mobile and Sprint are in active talks about a merger, CNBC has learned.

  • John Legere, T-Mobile US.

    CNBC's David Faber reports the two wireless companies are in active talks about a possible merger.

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