| Dec 24, 2013
| 4:26 PM
Sprint Nextel Corp.'s Japanese parent company, SoftBank Corp., is reportedly close to acquiring rival T-Mobile from German communications company Deutsche Telekom in a deal that is expected to be worth more than $19 billion.
Earlier this month, the Wall...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 2:31 PM
Fanning competition, AT&T Inc. on Friday offered T-Mobile customers up to $450 to switch cellular providers.
AT&T, the No.2 U.S. mobile provider, announced the promotion after months of direct marketing against it by T-Mobile, and in anticipation of...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 8:18 AM
Bob and Linda Carey's love story is told in a new video, and it centers on a middle-aged man with a bit of a belly being photographed in an assortment of locations while wearing a big pink tutu and little else.
If that's the best sight in this video,...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 10:30 AM
LONDON -- A court in Germany has blocked Liberty Global's Euros 3.2 billion ($4.25 billion) acquisition of Kabel Baden-Wuerttemberg, the country's third largest cable company.
John Malone's Liberty Global acquired Kabel BW in 2011, and the purchase was...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 9:28 AM
Mozilla's first mobile operating system, Firefox OS, will launch Tuesday with the ZTE Open smartphone being offered by a wireless carrier in Spain, the Web browser developer announced. The ZTE Open will cost about $90 when converted from euros. It will be...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 4:37 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — T-Mobile USA on Tuesday said it will start offering the iPhone on April 12, filling what its CEO said was "a huge void" in its phone lineup.
T-Mobile, the fourth-largest of the national U.S. phone companies, has been losing...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Tussle Over TV Ratings
Sony Entertainment Television, Times TV and NDTV have discontinued subscriptions with Kantar and Nielsen's TAM Media Research, India's leading TV ratings agency; TAM data determines spending for 75% of India's annual $2.4...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Ayan Mukherjee's "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani" became the country's top 2013 opener with a $10 million bow. The $7 million drama-romance from Dharma Prods. and Disney UTV (the company's prolific local shingle) benefi ted from the...
| May 1, 2013
| 9:56 AM
With the acquisition of MetroPCS, T-Mobile is picking up 9 million new customers, more wireless spectrum and a stock exchange ticker symbol.
The company, which has been renamed T-Mobile U.S., debuted Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange, trading...
| Apr 16, 2013
Satellite TV provider Dish Network says it's thinking only of customers as it offers $25.5 billion to buy Sprint Nextel, the third-biggest U.S. wireless company.
"A transformative Dish/Sprint merger will create the only company that can offer...
| Oct 4, 2012
Consumers would normally shake their heads in dismay at news of yet another market-shrinking telecom merger.
But T-Mobile USA gobbling up rival MetroPCS is one of those rare examples of a corporate roll in the hay actually being in consumers' best...