News tagged with phone companies

Phone cos. lose broadband subscribers for 1st time

(AP) — Phone companies in the U.S. are losing the high-speed Internet game. In the second quarter, the landline phone industry lost broadband subscribers for the first time, as cable companies continued to pile on new ...

dateAug 14, 2012 in Telecom
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China Telecom profit falls 9.5 percent

State-owned China Telecom Corp. said Wednesday that profit fell 9.5 percent last year because it spent more to market the iPhone as it battled rivals for higher-paying customers.

dateMar 20, 2013 in Business
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Tech leaders optimistic for industry turnaround

Many technology companies made it through the recent recession by cutting costs as sales declined to keep their profits up. But a wave of upbeat earnings reports in recent weeks has made it clear that Big Tech is seeing a ...

dateMay 21, 2010 in Business
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Troubled telecoms: Alcatel-Lucent job cut protest

Wearing black trash bags marked with crosses, more than a thousand Alcatel-Lucent workers marched to the Eiffel Tower on Tuesday, staging a mock funeral that the chief executive warned could easily become a reality for a ...

dateOct 15, 2013 in Business
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Google launches project for S.African businesses

(AP) -- Getting more small companies wired will help their businesses grow, and help their country fight unemployment, officials said Thursday as Google launched a project that makes it easy to showcase South African entrepreneurship ...

dateJan 19, 2012 in Business
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UK regulator finds BSkyB 'fit and proper' (Update)

(AP)—British Sky Broadcasting is a "fit and proper" company to hold an operating license, U.K. regulators said Thursday in response to the phone hacking scandal that engulfed the parent company. But it criticized the former ...

dateSep 20, 2012 in Business
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Indian tribunal split on 3G roaming case

India's telecoms tribunal delivered a split ruling Tuesday on a challenge by mobile phone operators to a government ban on forming roaming pacts to provide 3G services outside their licensed zones.

dateJul 03, 2012 in Telecom
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