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Netflix Inc, which opposes the proposed Comcast deal to buy Time Warner Cable Inc, said on Thursday that the merger would result in video providers having to pay higher prices to get their movies and television shows into viewers' living rooms.
Netflix's Internet video service is about to join the programming line-up of three small cable-TV providers in the U.S. The agreements with Atlantic Broadband, RCN and Grande Communications gives Netflix's subscription service a channel on the TiVo boxes that the three cable services provide their customers.
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Driven by growth in mobile and Fios broadband customers, Verizon Communications on Thursday reported first quarter 2014 revenue of $30.8 billion, up from $29.4 billion a year earlier.
The largest U.S. cellphone carrier completed its acquisition of the 45 percent stake in its wireless division from British cellphone carrier Vodafone Group PLC in February.
America Movil SAB is bidding as much as $1.96 billion to buy out Telekom Austria AG's minority investors, seeking to cement control of the European phone carrier after striking a shareholder pact with the government.
A U.S. regulator is considering letting Internet-service providers negotiate payments from the likes of Amazon and Google for access to the so- called last mile of connection to customers, an official said.
In a move that will allow customers to use their phones on different carriers, Sprint Corp. will make all its devices "un-lockable" by Feb. 11, 2015.
The handheld vision Steve Jobs sold to AT&T in 2007 has come to pass. The problem for Apple investors is that the booming market the company created with the iPhone seven years ago - and then Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USA TODAY.
AT&T has announced a plan that could see high-speed fiber Internet networks rolled out in as many as 100 cities in 21 metro regions throughout the United States.
Juniper Networks having bowed to pressure from activist investors to cut expenses and increase cash payouts, is finally focused on boosting sales.
China Mobile Ltd., the world's biggest phone carrier by number of subscribers, said Wednesday its quarterly profit declined 9.4 percent from a year earlier despite a rise in customer numbers as spending per account declined.
Comcast may divest about 4 million subscribers after its merger with Time Warner Cable and is working to reach an accord to sell a portion of those customers to Charter Communications , a source familiar with the matter said Tuesday.
Although customers in the installment plan, called Next, aren't locked into traditional two-year service contracts, they pay the entire cost of phones in installments.
AT&T says its first quarter earnings were unchanged from the first three months of last year, but revenue grew as the wireless business added more than 1 million subscribers.
AT&T and an investment firm run by former News Corp. executive Peter Chernin have formed an online video venture that could rival Netflix and Hulu.