Wireless Network Operators
Mar 21, 2013 14:39 EDT
T-Mobile USA's deal to merge with smaller telecom carrier MetroPCS has cleared all regulatory hurdles in the United States, the companies announced Thursday.
Mar 21, 2013 06:38 EDT
China Unicom on Thursday reported that net profit for 2012 soared 68 percent, driven by a strong increase in revenues from the company's third generation mobile services.
Mar 20, 2013 02:07 EDT
China Telecom said Wednesday its net profit dropped 9.5 percent for 2012, compared to a year earlier, due to intensifying market competition and increasing costs.
Mar 14, 2013 03:34 EDT
China Mobile, the world's biggest mobile operator by subscribers, on Thursday said its 2012 net profit slowed to 2.7 percent, blaming intensified competition in the country.
Mar 08, 2013 16:00 EST
The Czech CTU telecommunications watchdog said Friday it had cancelled its first-ever auction of fourth-generation mobile frequencies, saying the bids it had received were too high and would mean overly high service costs for future consumers.
Mar 07, 2013 07:54 EST
Hackers assaulted the websites of mobile operators in the Czech Republic Thursday, the latest in a string of attacks this week which have also hit online media and banks.
Feb 28, 2013 03:30 EST
German telecommunications giant Deutsche Telekom said Thursday that massive writedowns in the United States pushed it into a net loss of 5.255 billion euros ($6.9 billion) in 2012.
Feb 25, 2013 22:25 EST
A transparent film that costs just one euro to make could bring an end to the anguish of mobile phone users facing the dreaded dead-battery message.
Feb 25, 2013 06:01 EST
The $1.0-trillion (750-million-euro) global mobile industry predicted Monday a boom in subscribers to four billion people by 2018 as the world's largest mobile fair opened in Barcelona, Spain.
Feb 25, 2013 02:52 EST
Lightning-fast fourth generation mobile networks are spreading rapidly worldwide, led by the United States, Japan and South Korea, but Europe lags behind and its economic crisis could brake investment, an industry report said Monday.
Feb 21, 2013 16:04 EST
The White House will soon have to dial in a response to a petition asking that mobile phone users be allowed to switch locked devices to new carriers, a process known as "jailbreaking."
Feb 13, 2013 22:50 EST
Singapore Telecom (SingTel) said Thursday its third quarter net profit fell 8.3 percent from the previous year as it invested more to improve growth and incurred one-off restructuring expenses.
Feb 08, 2013 11:54 EST
The smartphone maker BlackBerry confirmed Friday that it has no immediate plans to sell its new handsets in Japan, but the company denied it was abandoning one of the world's most tech-savvy nations.
Feb 07, 2013 23:37 EST
Troubled smartphone maker BlackBerry will not launch its new models in Japan, reports said on Friday, effectively heralding a pull-out from a booming smartphone market where it is being beaten by Apple.
Feb 06, 2013 03:02 EST
Japan's biggest telecom firm NTT Corp. said that its net profit for the nine months to December jumped 24.5 percent, largely due to upbeat performance at its mobile phone unit.
Feb 05, 2013 07:53 EST
British-based cable television firm Virgin Media said Tuesday that it was holding discussions with Liberty Global, following press reports that the US cable giant was readying a takeover bid.
Feb 04, 2013 22:59 EST
SK Telecom's net profit more than doubled in the fourth quarter, South Korea's top mobile operator said on Tuesday, partly as a result of one-off asset sales.
Jan 31, 2013 12:14 EST
Japanese mobile operator Softbank, which announced a $20 billion takeover of US firm Sprint Nextel, said Thursday its nine-month net profit slipped 5.9 percent on investment-linked losses.
Jan 30, 2013 12:09 EST
Japan's biggest mobile carrier NTT DoCoMo said Wednesday its net profit rose 5.5 percent to 416.5 billion yen ($4.6 billion) for the nine months to December, largely due to shrinking corporate taxes.
Jan 29, 2013 20:36 EST
The US Department of Justice is urging regulators to delay endorsing Softbank's $20 billion takeover of Sprint Nextel until the national security ramifications are evaluated.