- Europe's Altice enters US cable frenzy with Suddenlink deal Updated: May-20-15 5:11 pm
NEW YORK - There's a new player in the U.S. cable dating game.
- Correction: Money & Markets Extra-Wireless & Cashless-Zumigo Updated: May-19-15 2:06 pm
In the Wireless & Cashless module provided as part of Money & Markets Extra for the week ending Saturday, May 9, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the only bank using Zumigo's credit card fraud protection services so far is Wells Fargo. It is the only bank to have publicly announced it is using Zumigo's services. The company says the names of other clients are confidential.
- Not Your Ma's Bell: AT&T evolves beyond phones Updated: May-19-15 12:47 pm
NEW YORK - The company whose name has long been synonymous with telephones is looking for new ways to reach out and touch someone.
- Prying parents: Phone monitoring apps flourish in S. Korea Updated: May-15-15 4:46 am
SEOUL, South Korea - Lee Chang-june can be miles from his 12-year-old son but still know when he plays a smartphone game. With the press of an app he can see his son's phone activity, disable apps or totally shut down the smartphone.
- Mississippi gets funds from Verizon, Sprint settlement Updated: May-13-15 4:04 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says the state is getting $358,269 from Verizon Wireless and Sprint in a settlement of charges that the mobile giants allowed phony charges on their customers' monthly bills so they could keep a cut of the profit.
- As consumers turn online for video, AT&T strikes Hulu deal Updated: May-13-15 3:25 pm
DALLAS - In a sign of the increasing importance of online video, AT&T said Wednesday it will offer Hulu's streaming TV service to its customers.
- AT&T announces gigabit-speed service in Nashville Updated: May-13-15 1:46 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - AT&T is the latest Internet service provider to announce it is bringing gigabit speeds to Nashville customers.
- New Hampshire getting $324K in phone settlement Updated: May-13-15 11:11 am
CONCORD, New Hampshire - Federal regulators say New Hampshire is getting over $324,000 from Verizon Wireless and Sprint in a settlement of charges that the mobile giants allowed phony charges on their customers' monthly bills so they could keep a cut of the profit.
- Vermont to get $1.6m in national 'cramming' settlements Updated: May-13-15 4:04 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Vermont Attorney William Sorrell says an estimated 35,000 Vermont consumers will have an opportunity to claim refunds as part of a settlement between Verizon Wireless and Sprint that resolves allegations that the mobile giants allowed phony charges on their customers' bills.
- Florida gets small share of settlement with mobile companies Updated: May-13-15 3:06 am
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida is getting more than $1.47 million as part of a national settlement with Verizon Wireless and Sprint.
- Verizon Wireless, Sprint settle allegations of bogus charges Updated: May-12-15 8:09 pm
WASHINGTON - Verizon Wireless will pay $90 million and Sprint $68 million to settle charges that the mobile giants allowed phony charges on their customers' monthly bills so they could keep a cut of the profit, federal regulators announced Tuesday.
- Verizon buys AOL for $4.4 billion in mobile video bet Updated: May-12-15 2:59 pm
NEW YORK - After selling millions of Americans their mobile phones, Verizon now wants to capture their eyeballs, too.
- Comcast hiring former top JPMorgan exec as new CFO Updated: May-11-15 3:16 pm
NEW YORK - Comcast has picked its new CFO: a former JPMorgan Chase executive who was once considered a possible CEO candidate at the New York bank.
- Satellite TV provider Dish says it lost subscribers in 1Q Updated: May-11-15 12:22 pm
ENGLEWOOD, Colorado - Satellite television provider Dish Network said Monday that it continued losing subscribers in the first quarter, though its net income doubled.
- Connecticut based company says 'smart homes' on the rise Updated: May-09-15 3:06 am
STAMFORD, Connecticut - Phil de Terlizzi likens today's rapid proliferation of smartphone apps to the widespread use of remote controls for TVs and cable boxes that still clutter many coffee tables more than 65 years after the first ones hit the market.
- Cablevision CEO wants New York cable deal Updated: May-06-15 3:11 pm
CHICAGO - The CEO of Cablevision said he wants deals with New York cable operators.
- Cablevision tops 1Q profit forecasts Updated: May-04-15 11:01 am
BETHPAGE, New York - Cablevision Systems Corp. (CVC) on Monday reported first-quarter net income of $44.6 million.
- Comcast now has more Internet than cable customers Updated: May-04-15 9:15 am
NEW YORK - Just before its $45 billion deal with Time Warner Cable collapsed over regulators' fears about a giant cable company's control over the Web, Comcast was racking up more Internet customers.
- Cable, pay-per-view problems leave viewers fighting mad Updated: May-03-15 6:41 pm
NEW YORK - For some boxing fans, the big fight Saturday night turned out to be between them and their cable companies.
- Comcast must show what's next after collapse of deal Updated: May-01-15 6:36 pm
NEW YORK - Comcast, which reports financial results on Monday, faces some tough questions about what's next for the country's biggest cable company after its dreams of a far-reaching network collapsed with the death of its $45 billion Time Warner Cable deal.
- Charter's losses widen amid Comcast-TWC deal collapse Updated: May-01-15 12:25 pm
NEW YORK - Charter Communications' first-quarter loss deepened as its customer growth slowed and a major cable-industry deal imploded.
- Nokia turns to Q1 profit but networks division is a concern Updated: Apr-30-15 1:40 pm
HELSINKI - Buoyed by strong overall sales, Nokia made a net profit of 177 million euros ($195 million) in the first quarter from a loss a year earlier, but its shares plummeted more than 10 percent Thursday over a weak performance at its main networks unit.
- Time Warner Cable gains TV customers for 1st time since 2009 Updated: Apr-30-15 10:01 am
NEW YORK - Time Warner Cable had a record quarter for subscriber growth on the heels of its failed deal with Comcast and as cable TV rival Charter is expected to try to buy the company.
- LG Electronics says 1Q profit sinks nearly 60 percent Updated: Apr-29-15 4:23 am
SEOUL, South Korea - LG Electronics Inc. said Wednesday its quarterly profit plunged 59 percent as losses from TVs offset a modest improvement in its smartphone business.
- Samsung's profit hit by bigger iPhones, sinks 39 percent Updated: Apr-29-15 1:13 am
SEOUL, South Korea - Samsung Electronics Co. said its first quarter net profit plunged 39 percent as consumers switched to bigger iPhones, squeezing earnings from its mobile business to less than half what they were a year earlier.