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T-Mobile-Sprint merger depends on promise to bring 5G to rural America

May 21, 2019
But it will require big spending on new tech in areas with small customer bases.
Picture shows a 5G antenna at Deutsche Telekom stand on the first day of the Mobile World Congress (MWC) on February 26, 2018 in Barcelona.
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5 things to know about electronics giant Huawei

Dec 6, 2018
The U.S.-China trade relationship is getting even more tense.
A Huawei representative prepares a Huawei smartphone for display during the 2018 International Consumer Eleectronics Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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The U.S. strikes a deal with Chinese electronics giant ZTE

Jun 7, 2018
But ZTE will be hit with a $1 billion penalty.
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Senate votes to end Obama-era privacy rules

Mar 24, 2017
Most congressional headlines are focused on health care this week, but another bill is on the move that could kill off internet privacy protections. The Senate voted Thursday to put a stop to Obama administration privacy rules that would prevent internet providers like Comcast and Verizon from selling consumer browsing information. The bill looks likely […]

What the Golden Age of Hollywood can reveal about the AT&T-Time Warner deal

Oct 24, 2016
AT&T has plans to purchase Time Warner for $85.4 billion.
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Should Verizon get a data-breach discount for Yahoo?

Oct 14, 2016
Verizon lawyer says massive 2014 hack of user accounts could have a "material" impact on merger.
Verizon raised the "material adverse impact" issue in its merger with Yahoo.
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Mobile makers get together, and talk price

Feb 22, 2016
Expect more low-cost phones to debut at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

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Altice adds Cablevision to its U.S. cable holdings

Sep 17, 2015
The European cable and telecommunications giant is expanding in the U.S. market.

The FCC takes action to deal with robocalls

Jun 22, 2015
Closing loopholes and allowing blocking could help stop annoying calls and texts.

Why even small telecoms are merging

Jun 9, 2015
Big dreams, small reasons.