Telecom

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 …

The phone rings and when you look at the caller ID you see something very strange—it’s showing your telephone number. How could that be? Chances are your phone number is being “spoofed” by a scammer. “This is just the latest tactic being used by illegal telemarketers,” said Robert Siciliano, fraud expert with BestIDTheftCompanys.com. “They hope that …

Two giants of the telecom industry Sprint and T-Mobile are edging closer to merging. If approved the deal could leave customers with fewer choices when selecting a wireless carrier.

Among the decliners in the Dow today was AT&T. That was surprising because today the telecom giant raised its full-year revenue forecast again after signing up more wireless subscribers.

Telecom giant AT&T has reportedly approached satellite TV provider DirecTV about combining forces in a deal that could shakeup how you watch TV.

What could a potential mega deal between AT&T and DirecTV mean for the future of the industry.

Verizon Communications CEO Lowell McAdam told CNBC on Monday that he expects to reach an agreement with Netflix on bandwidth loads from the online streaming video service, adding that the two companies have been talking for the past year. “I’m not here to pre-announce and I’m not here to change my hand at the negotiating table, but I …