Telecom

Despite legacy media’s anxieties about cord-cutting, data suggest that the phenomenon isn’t nearly as significant as cable providers make it out to be.

Verizon isn’t just a telecom company anymore. It’s increasingly becoming a big player in the media space.

Dish Network and T-Mobile are reportedly in merger talks and a potential deal would be the latest in a string of consolidation happening in the industry.

AOL decided to sell to Verizon in order to compete in a future marketplace dominated by larger players, CEO and Chairman Tim Armstrong told CNBC on Tuesday. “If you look at AOL over the last five years … we turned the company around. We outperformed the S&P 500 for the last five years, and when …

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler will seek to ban cable companies from throttling access to certain kinds of broadband data and seeking payments to prioritize some content over others, he said Wednesday. In an op-ed published on Wired magazine’s website, Wheeler said he would seek to use the FCC’s so-called Title II authority to ensure net …

The entire telecom sector is now negative for the year. Morgan Brennan explains why this group is under so much pressure.

Once aimed at a small elite with their blingy designs, luxury smartphones are being toned down as manufacturers look to broaden the appeal of their high-end devices. Vertu has released a £4,200 ($6,800) smartphone known as Aster, with a 5.1-inch sapphire crystal screen and titanium casing, materials often used on expensive Swiss watches. Consumers can …

BlackBerry unveiled the Passport on Wednesday, its boldest phone design since it went from pagers to handsets. Many critics will make the mistake of comparing its prospects to Apple’s iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, but it’s not competing in the same arena. Put another way, BlackBerry Passport will be a breathtaking success if it sells as many phones …

Is someone hacking cellphones in Washington, D.C.? A Nevada-based security technology company says it has discovered proof of as many as 15 cellphone interception devices secretly operating in the nation’s capital, capable of illicitly identifying the movements of prominent people, recording audio from mobile phones, listening to calls and reading email. The company is a …

What’s at stake for big cell phone companies with the iPhone 6 hitting stores in one week as they fight to sign up more customers?

Sprint has hung up on its pursuit of rival wireless carrier T-Mobile because of unlikely regulator approval.

The French low-cost telecommunications company, Iliad has made a $15 billion cash offer for more than half of T-Mobile.

AT&T reported earnings that missed estimates. How is the telecom sector doing as a whole and it is worth your investment dollars?

The telecom sector has been lagging behind the broader market, but these stocks could be a good deal for investors.

Verizon will offer residential customers enhanced speed to upload and share content, the telecom giant said on Monday, underscoring the growing importance of digital media. Citing the increasing use of the Internet and cloud solutions to disseminate videos and pictures, Verizon said that new and existing FiOS clients “will receive upload speeds that match their download …