News tagged with phone companies

Phone companies present rural broadband plan

(AP) -- AT&T Inc., Verizon Communications Inc. and four other telecom companies are offering a proposal to overhaul the $8 billion federal phone subsidy program to pay for high-speed Internet connections in rural and other ...

dateJul 30, 2011 in Telecom
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Hackers claim another Sony attack

Hackers claimed to have staged another attack on Japanese electronics giant Sony, publishing online a file containing source code for the Sony Computer Entertainment Developer Network.

dateJun 07, 2011 in Internet
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Deutsche Telekom profit down 37 pct to $696 mln

(AP) -- German telecommunications company Deutsche Telekom AG saw net profits fall 37 percent in the first quarter as it lost mobile phone customers in the U.S. and its business suffered in crisis-stricken Greece.

dateMay 06, 2011 in Business
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LightSquared gets first deal with a phone company

(AP) -- LightSquared, a company building a new wireless broadband network to compete with those of AT&T Inc., Verizon Wireless and Clearwire Corp., announced Tuesday its first phone-company customer, Leap Wireless International ...

dateMar 22, 2011 in Telecom
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Sprint gains contract subscribers in 4Q

(AP) -- Sprint Nextel Corp. said Thursday it managed to post a quarterly net gain of contract subscribers for the first time since 2007, as its turnaround continues.

dateFeb 10, 2011 in Business
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Nokia 'on a burning platform,' boss warns

World-leading mobile phone company Nokia is "standing on a burning platform," surrounded by a "blazing fire" of competition, new company head Stephen Elop said in an internal memo obtained by AFP on Wednesday.

dateFeb 09, 2011 in Business
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