Shares of Sprint are dipping today after it announced its plans to buy the remaining stake in Clearwire. Carter Worth, Oppenheimer and Zachary Karabell, discuss whether Sprint, or a larger telecom competitor, like Verizon, makes for a better investment now.
Sprint Nextel hiked its buyout offer to Clearwire by 7 cents per share, offering $2.2 billion for the wireless provider.
Apple launched its iPhone 5 in China, even as its ranking in the world's largest smartphone market has slipped in the face of competition from cheaper rivals.
Telecom companies scramble to secure greater coverage. CNBC's Tyler Mathisen takes a closer look at what the FCC is doing to free up broadband spectrum.
Apple's stock may be sliding as investors fret about growing competition, but store visits and interviews with smartphone and tablet shoppers in 10 cities around the world suggest consumers share little of that negativity.
Telemundo is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. Emilio Romano, Telemundo Media president, discusses the unveiling of the company's new logo, and recent growth.
Don't look now e-commerce — m-commerce has arrived. EBay says the Thanksgiving weekend kickoff of this shopping season saw more than a doubling of transactions on its mobile platform.
China's three dominant dot-com names - Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent Holdings - have successfully tapped global funding this year despite investor skepticism about opaque Chinese companies. The big three plan to use the money to pad their industry advantage at home, to compete better abroad, and perhaps to buy cash-starved rivals.
South Korea's Samsung Electronics is taking aim at its Japanese rivals with an Android-powered digital camera that allows users to wirelessly upload pictures to social networking sites.
Consumers turned out in droves for Cyber Monday deals, as sales figures show a record shopping day.
The brouhaha in East Mesa spotlights ongoing battles around the country over the construction of cell phone towers in residential areas.
Neale Anderson, Telecom & Media Analyst, Asia-Pacific, HSBC discusses the evolution of Asia's telecom infrastructure, warning the region has been lagging in adopting 4G technology.
Mats Olsson, Head, North East Asia Region, Ericsson says Asia will play a very important role in the adoption of new mobile technologies. He expects his industry's prospects to improve as the adoption of 4G picks up.
Michael Powell, NCTA president & CEO, talks about the impact of going over the "cliff" on the telecom industry.
NII Holdings has been bearish for a long time, but now buyers are betting that it’s due for a bounce.
Some investors are worried President Obama's win could mean a massive increase in the dividend tax, with Richard Ross, Auerbach Grayson and Erin Gibbs, S&P Capital IQ.
Perry Oosting, CEO of Vertu, explains why he expects the luxury goods market to remain resilient despite weakness in global economic growth.
Zeinal Bava, CEO of Portugal Telecom, informs CNBC what it is like to operate a successful international company in an austerity-stricken country like Portugal.
Cynthia Meng, Managing Director, China/HK TMT Equity Research, Jefferies Hong Kong says the roll out of the 4G network in China will be a turning point for the country's largest mobile phone operator.
Every now and then, a product or business comes along that manages to shift the paradigm, completely reshaping the way consumers interact with goods and services. Such disruption, though, often comes at the expense of established businesses – and even entire industries.
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