Latest Telecoms News about USA

Fitch Rates AT&T's Credit Facilities 'A'; Remains on Negative Watch

  The company's rating and debt securities remain on Rating Watch Negative, where they were placed on May 19 upon the announcement of the acquisition of DIRECTV....

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iPhone 6 tops Autumn 2014 smartphone sales

  The iPhone 6 represented 19% of overall smartphone sales in the US for the three months ending in November 2014...

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Ericsson Counter-Sues Apple Over Patent Infringement

  Ericsson has filed a complaint in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas requesting a ruling on Ericsson's proposed global licensing fees with Apple....

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Rating Outlooks Remain Stable Across U.S. Telecom, Media and Technology Sectors

  Fitch believes merger and acquisition related event risk will remain moderate during 2015. Fitch does not foresee significant incremental business separations within the technology sector...

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American Airlines To Add Inflight Internet Access To Nearly 250 Regional Jets

  American Airlines has announced plans to upgrade its regional fleet by adding Gogo inflight wireless services to all two-class regional jets....

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U.S. Cellular Announces Sale of Towers in Divested Markets

  USA based US Cellular has entered into a definitive agreement with Vertical Bridge Holdings to sell 595 towers for approximately $159 million....

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RadioShack Cost Cutting Likely Not Enough to Prevent Debt Restructuring

  Fitch Ratings believes that the massive cost cutting plan outlined today by RadioShack is likely not sufficient to forestall a restructuring of the company's debt in the near term...

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One in Five Americans to Purchase a Wearable Device in the Next Year

  There has been a lot of hype lately around wearables, but are Americans really taking to these new technologies? ...

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Limiting internet congestion a key factor in net neutrality debate

  Study suggests price discrimination would lead to web congestion...

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GCI to Purchase Wireless Subscriber Base from Alaska Communications

  USA based Alaska Communications is selling its wireless subscriber base and its 33 percent interest in its partnership in the Alaska Wireless Network (AWN) to GCI for US$300 million....

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