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Google, Microsoft, Apple execs among those topping the wireless industry's pay scale

While executives at AT&T and Verizon Wireless were traditionally the highest paid in the wireless industry, a new report from FierceWireless reveals that the compensation trend in 2014 shifted toward Google, Microsoft, Apple and Qualcomm.

The 10 highest paid CEOs in wireline in 2014

The nation's top telcos have all reported their CEO salaries to the Securities and Exchange Commission, and FierceTelecom has collected all the data in one place. Here are the salary and compensation rates of the top 10 highest paid CEOs in the wireline industry.

Cisco CEO Chambers' compensation jumps to $21.1M, more potential successors named

John Chambers, Cisco's chairman and CEO, saw his total compensation rise to $21.1 million during the company's latest fiscal year--up almost double from the $11.7 million he received in total compensation the year previous.

AT&T investors nix proposal to separate CEO and chairman roles

AT&T (NYSE: T) investors decided against a plan to split chairman and CEO into separate positions, during its recent annual meeting in Salt Lake City. Investors' decision not to separate the

Who are the highest paid CEOs in wireline?

As we enter the second quarter earnings season, FierceTelecom takes a look at the highest paid CEOs in the wireline segment of the telecom industry. In our new feature, The 15 highest-paid CEOs in

Verizon CEO McAdam's compensation jumps to $23.1M in 2011

Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) CEO Lowell McAdam's compensation tripled to $23.1 million since being promoted from COO last July. McAdam McAdam took over the CEO reins from Ivan

AT&T CEO's 2008 pay package: $15 million

AT&T said in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that company CEO Randall Stephenson received a compensation package worth about $15 million, a decline of about $3 million from