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6 hrs ago | Reuters

UPDATE 1-Potential Sprint/T-Mobile deal may prompt U.S. auction rethink

A possible merger between Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc could prompt U.S. regulators to rewrite rules they are now weighing for a 2015 auction of airwaves, according to sources familiar with the proposed regulations.


Related Topix: Sprint Nextel, Telecom, IT Services, Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Cable & Satellite, ATT, SoftBank, Financial Services, Investment Services

6 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Verizon: Undemanding Valuation And 4.5% Yield Makes It A Buy

Over the next few quarters, there is the risk Verizon's growth will slow down due to pricing war in the sector.


Related Topix: Telecom, Verizon, IT Services, Winn Dixie Stores, Retail, Grocery, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, AT&T

10 hrs ago | Light Reading

Cox Bets on Smart Homes in Vegas

Entering its seventh market with smart home services, Cox has expanded into Las Vegas with offerings for home security and home automation.


Related Topix: Verizon, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Home Automation, iControl, Ohio, Telecom, IT Services

14 hrs ago | Reuters

Regulator reasserts goal to restrict AT&T, Verizon in auction

The top U.S. telecommunications regulator in a letter to a lawmaker on Thursday reasserted his commitment to help smaller national wireless carriers get access to valuable lower-frequency airwaves in the upcoming spectrum auction.


Related Topix: AT&T, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Startups, Versant, IT Services, Verizon, Business News, Federal Communications Commission

14 hrs ago | Freshnews

Verizon's CIO to Speak at the 2014 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium

Roger Gurnani, Verizon executive vice president and chief information officer, will join other leading CIOs as a keynote panelist at the 2014 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium, a May 21 event for IT leadership.


Related Topix: CIO News, Telecom, IT Services, Verizon

14 hrs ago | Information Technology

Verizon Wireless Enhances 4G LTE Coverage in Stamford, Connecticut

4G LTE empowers Verizon Wireless customers with compatible devices to surf the Web, post status updates and photos, and download files wirelessly at speeds up to 10 times faster than customers on 3G networks.


Related Topix: Stamford, CT, Wireless, Emerging Technology, Telecom, IT Services

17 hrs ago | America's Network

Verizon lures new subs with $50 HBO, FiOS broadband bundle

Verizon is appealing to new potential FiOS subscribers with a new $50 video, broadband promotional bundle, but customers will need to be prepared for the price jump when the promotional period ends.


Related Topix: Telecom, Verizon, IT Services, Universal Studios, thePlatform, Cable & Satellite, Comcast

Wed Apr 16, 2014


The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: CSX Corp, T-Mobile US, AT&T, Verizon Communications and Sprint

CHICAGO, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog.


Related Topix: CSX, Railroads, Sprint Nextel, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, IT Services, Startups, Versant, Verizon

Seeking Alpha

Verizon: First-Quarter Forecast And More

Verizon Communications Inc. is set to report first-quarter earnings on April 24th.


Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, Wireless, Emerging Technology, AT&T


Verizon, PBS, APTS to Announce TV Pact Friday

Verizon Communications, the number-two provider of telephone services in the United States, on Friday is expected to formally announce a pact between it and public television programming providers to offer public television via its new subscription video offering, Reuters reports .


Related Topix: Telecom, Verizon, IT Services, Advanced Solutions International, Terremark Worldwide, Access Northeast, Software

Tue Apr 15, 2014


Verizon DVR to Enable Multi-TV Viewing

Verizon Communications, a provider of voice services, is launching a new digital video recorder that will enable its fiber-based television customers to record content on one TV set and then watch it on separate sets throughout their home, The Wall Street Journal reports .


Related Topix: Digital Video Recorders, Electronics, Telecom, Verizon, IT Services, Advanced Solutions International, Terremark Worldwide, Software


Verizon Wireless Announces Midland/Odessa Hiring Effort

Verizon Wireless is adding 60 full-time retail positions in the Midland/Odessa area by the end of 2014.


Related Topix: IT Services, Telecom, Life, Veteran Affairs

America's Network

Verizon brings 100G to the U.S. metro network

Verizon has begun its latest effort to enhance its U.S. metro network with 100G, bringing what it says is better latency and improved scalability that it has seen in deploying the technology in its long-haul network.


Related Topix: Verizon, IT Services, Telecom


Forbes fumbles Obama record on merger politicization

Did you know that Obama's Justice Department selectively blocks mergers by Republican CEOs? No? Well then, you must not be reading Forbes .


Related Topix: AT&T, US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Telecom, Verizon, IT Services, Mitt Romney

Mon Apr 14, 2014


T-Mobile rallies for the end of overage fees

The wireless carrier continues to change common billing practices, and Amazon is said to release a smartphone this fall with eye-tracking and 3D features.


Related Topix: T-Mobile, Verizon, IT Services, Telecom

Defensive Plays for a Fear-Driven Market: StockTwits

NEW YORK -- Investors searched for safe-havens Monday morning before the market open.


Related Topix: TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers, Telecom, Verizon, IT Services

NSA surveillance report among Pulitzer contenders

A report that revealed the massive U.S. government surveillance effort is among the top finalists for the Pulitzer Prize.


Related Topix: Journalism, Telecom, Verizon, IT Services, Social Software

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Erie Times News

Broadband Internet coverage continues to improve in Erie region

Peter Held doesn't know how much he and his wife, Patti, pay each month for both DSL and cable modem high-speed Internet service.


Related Topix: Erie, PA, Representative Mike Kelly, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Kathleen "Kathy" Dahlkemper, US Politics, Telecom, IT Services

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Washington Post

FCC's Wheeler Said to Plan Limits for Wireless Airwaves Auction

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler is proposing to limit the amount of airwaves any single company can purchase at the largest U.S. spectrum auction since 2008, a person briefed on the plan said.


Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, IT Services, Sprint Nextel, AT&T

Why Verizon (VZ) Stock Is Up In After Hours Trading

The bump follows the company's announcement that it was making the much anticipated Samsung Galaxy S5 mobile phone available for purchase online and in stores today.


Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, Financial Markets, Warren Buffett


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