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Mon, 24 Sep 2018
13:09:51 +0000
T-Mobile revamps prepaid brand to spruce up image
As the third-largest U.S. wireless carrier awaits regulatory approval for its $26 billion deal to buy smaller rival Sprint Corp (S.N), T-Mobile is blurring the lines between its brands to avoid regulators ordering T-Mobile to divest Metro as a condition to approve the merger, one analyst said. T-Mobile is sweetening the former MetroPCS brand, which is aimed at budget-conscious users who pay upfront for wireless service, with access to the latest smartphone models and added perks that are usually associated with pricier service plans.
Mon, 24 Sep 2018
11:52:11 +0000
The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Netflix, EOG, Simon Property, Disney and Sprint
The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Netflix, EOG, Simon Property, Disney and Sprint
Fri, 21 Sep 2018
13:00:30 +0000
Ericsson Partners with Sprint on IoT Program
Ericsson (ERIC) and Sprint (S) have joined forces in a program to develop a network and operating system to power IoT (Internet of Things) devices. The goal of the partnership is to build a platform capable of supporting a broad range of IoT applications such as autonomous driving and robotics. The companies noted that the platform they want to build would be ready for 5G. Sprint, a leading US mobile network operator that exited the second quarter with 53.7 million wireless customers, is also underway with preparations to build a nationwide 5G network.
Thu, 20 Sep 2018
20:20:02 +0000
What Preorders Say about Apple’s iPhone Sales
Although Apple’s (AAPL) new flagship iPhone models were slated to hit the market on September 21, the preorders for the iPhone XS Max and iPhone XS models started on September 15. Within 30 minutes of the preorder opening, the iPhone XS Max—priced between $1,099 and $1,499—was sold out.
Thu, 20 Sep 2018
19:04:01 +0000
T-Mobile's Sprint merger receives support from an unlikely source
The nation's largest low-cost wireless carrier has submitted a letter to regulators in support of the merger.
Thu, 20 Sep 2018
11:33:21 +0000
Samsung Steps Up Pursuit of $30.8 Billion in Headphone Market
Samsung (SSNLF) is stepping up its chase of the global earphones and headphones market—worth billions of dollars—with the release of three new wireless headphones. The three headphones—Y100, Y500, and N700NC—were launched earlier this year, with the Y100 and Y500 being immediately available for purchase in the United States.
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
14:30:30 +0000
T-Mobile Steps Up Pursuit of More Business Customers
T-Mobile (TMUS) has recently teamed up with Apple on a device leasing program that could help it win more business customers. Under the program, businesses that activate at least 25 lines on a T-Mobile network are eligible to lease iPhone or iPad devices over a 24-month period without any deposit. Apple refreshes its iPhone product line every year, but major upgrades are introduced every two years.
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
13:00:38 +0000
More on AT&T’s 5G and Content Plans
AT&T (T) is underway with preparations to launch its mobile 5G (fifth-generation) service in 12 US markets in 2018. Rival Verizon (VZ) is on track to launch its fixed 5G service in four markets next month.
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
11:31:42 +0000
How T-Mobile and Sprint May Have Shifted the Burden to Regulators
The idea of combining T-Mobile (TMUS) and Sprint (S) into a single, more powerful mobile operator has emerged as an issue for several entities, from labor unions to some telecommunications companies who have come out to oppose the merger proposal. Reasons cited for objecting to a T-Mobile–Sprint merger include fears of job losses and reduced competition in the market that could result in higher prices for wireless consumers.
Tue, 18 Sep 2018
16:25:28 +0000
5 Stocks to Buy Amid a Prolonged Trade War Slump
Yesterday, President Donald Trump announced a new round of tariffs on Chinese goods — $200 billion to be exact. In response, China issued a $60 billion levy on U.S. goods. In an increasingly global economy, prospects for a trade war with China tend to foster nervousness among investors.
Tue, 18 Sep 2018
16:05:17 +0000
The Latest Twist in the T-Mobile–Sprint Merger
The FCC (Federal Communications Commission) announced last week that it needed more time to review the possible merger between T-Mobile (TMUS) and Sprint, the third- and fourth-largest carriers in the country. The two companies are looking to merge, as competition in the telecommunications sector has been squeezing their margins.
Tue, 18 Sep 2018
13:01:20 +0000
How 5G Deployment Could Impact T-Mobile’s Capital Spending
T-Mobile (TMUS) has been consistently deploying new spectrum, improving its network, and increasing capital spending to lay the groundwork for 5G (fifth generation). For 2018, T-Mobile expects capex of $4.9 billion–$5.3 billion, including spending for 5G deployment. T-Mobile has been working on its network and distribution and is seeing encouraging results, especially in the Greenfield markets.
Tue, 18 Sep 2018
11:33:26 +0000
Verizon 5G Home Is Almost Ready
Verizon (VZ) is ready to keep its promise to start offering 5G (fifth-generation) service in 2018. It recently released details of its 5G rollout schedule and pricing. Verizon 5G Home, the name for the new wireless service, will go live on October 1 in four cities: Sacramento, Los Angeles, Houston, and Indianapolis.
Mon, 17 Sep 2018
18:20:00 +0000
Sprint Provides Relief to Customers Impacted by Recent Fires in Massachusetts
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. , Sept. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sprint (NYSE: S) announced assistance today for customers impacted by recent fires in Andover , North Andover and Lawrence, Mass. Effective Sept. 14, ...
Mon, 17 Sep 2018
15:20:11 +0000
How Verizon’s 5G Home Could Boost Its Customer Base
Verizon (VZ) is scheduled to roll out its 5G (fifth-generation) fixed wireless broadband Internet services in October in five markets. Notably, Verizon was the first carrier to launch a 4G (fourth-generation) LTE (Long-Term Evolution) network nationwide six years ago. Verizon has been consistently focusing on improving its network to add more customers by offering various unlimited plans and adding other perks such as free TV streaming.
Mon, 17 Sep 2018
13:46:33 +0000
Verizon’s 5G Launch in October: Is It Ready?
Verizon Communications (VZ) is about to become the world’s first company to launch commercial 5G (fifth-generation) broadband Internet service on October 1. The service will provide its customers with one of the fastest speeds, thus giving Verizon a competitive edge over its telecommunications rivals. Verizon is giving a free introductory three-month trial of its 5G Internet and TV service to everyone in the launch areas.
Mon, 17 Sep 2018
13:41:01 +0000
Sprint (S) Unveils Wireless Protection Plan Sprint Complete
Sprint (S) is coming up with new ideas and solutions to better serve its customers and help business enterprises improve their relationship with employees.
Mon, 17 Sep 2018
11:41:41 +0000
Should You Expect Sprint Corporation (NYSE:S) To Continue Delivering An ROE Of 26.3%?
I am writing today to help inform people who are new to the stock market and want to learn about Return on Equity using a real-life example. Sprint Corporation (NYSE:S)Read More...
Mon, 17 Sep 2018
11:30:02 +0000
What Technical Analysis Says about Charter and Its Peers
Previously in this series, we looked at the latest Wall Street analyst recommendations for Charter Communications (CHTR) stock. The majority of analysts are suggesting a “buy.” 

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