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  • Wireless connections creep into everyday things

    A car that tells your insurance company how you're driving. A bathroom scale that lets you chart your weight on the Web. And a meter that warns your air conditioner when electricity gets more expensive.


  • Telecom CEOs: US regulators better than Europe

    The CEOs of AT&T, Vodafone and Telefonica _ three of the world's largest cellphone companies _ had some rare words of praise for U.S. regulators Monday, saying they're doing better than their European counterparts in promoting faster wireless data networks.


  • Verizon to pay $8.5 billion dividend to its owners

    Verizon Wireless said Monday that it will pay a dividend of $8.5 billion next month to its owners, Verizon Communications Inc. and Vodafone Group PLC., by the end of the year.


  • Softbank to buy 70 percent of Sprint for $20B

    Japan's Softbank has agreed to buy 70 percent of Sprint for $20.1 billion, giving the struggling U.S. cellphone company an infusion of cash and confidence.


  • Softbank Corp. President Masayoshi Son (left) and Sprint Nextel Corp. Chief Executive Dan Hesse shake hands during their joint press conference in Tokyo on Monday, Oct. 15, 2012. Tokyo-based mobile carrier Softbank has reached a deal with Sprint to acquire 70 percent of the U.S. wireless company for $20.1 billion in the largest-ever foreign acquisition by a Japanese company. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

    Softbank to buy 70 percent of Sprint for $20 billion

    Japan's Softbank has agreed to buy 70 percent of Sprint for $20.1 billion, giving the struggling U.S. cellphone company an infusion of cash and confidence.


  • Softbank to buy 70 percent of Sprint for $20.1B

    Sprint dug a hole for itself when it bought Nextel in 2005 in one of the worst deals in telecom history. Now, a deep-pocketed friend from overseas could help the company climb out of its hole and reinvigorate its fight against AT&T and Verizon Wireless.


  • Vodafone Q3 revenue down 7.7 percent

    Vodafone Group PLC, Europe's largest mobile phone company, said Friday that revenue fell by 7.7 percent in the three months ending June 30 compared with a year earlier as gains in emerging markets were offset by a patchy performance in Europe.


  • Verizon Wireless to pay $10B dividend to owners

    Verizon Wireless on Thursday said it will pay a dividend of $10 billion in January to its owners, Verizon Communications Inc. and Vodafone Group PLC, ending a strategy of reducing debt that has frustrated Vodafone.


  • Vivendi to take full control of SFR

    Vivendi SA said Sunday it agreed to acquire Vodafone Group PLC's 44 percent stake in French mobile operator SFR for 7.95 billion euros ($11.3 billion).


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