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FairPoint's Sunu: 1 Gbps won't turn around broadband subscriber growth

FairPoint took the broadband industry's cue to enter into the 1 Gbps race by launching its own residential service in December. But the telco knows these premium speed services will only appeal to a small part of its customer base.

Tele2 offers 4G in all markets after finalising JV with Kazakhtelecom

Tele2 finalised a joint venture in Kazakhstan that opens the door for the operator to offer LTE access throughout all of its markets.

EE partners with MTV for new music service

EE teamed up with MTV to offer a prepaid music subscription service to its customers, following the ongoing trend of mobile operators partnering with content providers in order to attract users and compete with over-the-top (OTT) services.

Report: CK Hutchison to meet EC over UK deal on Mar. 7

CK Hutchison is due to meet the European Commission (EC) next week as part of its ongoing and intensive efforts to convince regulators that its planned acquisition of O2 UK will not be detrimental to competition on the UK mobile market.

AT&T's new DirecTV streaming service may need to fight for OTT territory

AT&T announced that it will leverage the DirecTV brand to launch an over-the-top video service "later this year," with no contract requirements and three main tiers of service.

How Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint and more stacked up in Q4 2015: The top 8 carriers

The fourth-quarter earnings season is coming to a close, so now it's time to see how the nation's top wireless carriers stacked up against each other in terms of key metrics. In this report you will find a ranking of the of the top eight U.S. wireless carriers in the fourth quarter of 2015 by subscriber base, according to research firm Strategy Analytics. You'll also find charts of other major metrics-- such as churn, ARPU and revenue-- of each carrier.

AT&T announces three DirecTV-branded video services for all devices, will launch in Q4

AT&T finally announced the cross-platform video service it has hinted at for months, outlining a three-tiered offering for smartphones, tablets, PCs, web-enabled TVs and other connected devices.

Comcast's Roberts: 'We have more video customers today than we did a year ago'

While it wasn't technically among the group of top cable operators who reported full-year video subscriber growth for 2015, Comcast is in fact growing its pay-TV base again.

Shammo: Verizon's zero-rated video to launch on Go90 this week

Verizon subscribers will be able to watch zero-rated video through the carrier's Go90 app starting this week, CFO Fran Shammo said.

Verizon's Shammo: Our Northeast wireline properties 'are still underpenetrated'

When Verizon completes the sale of its wireline properties in California, Florida and Texas to Frontier this quarter, the service provider will have a wireline network that's concentrated in the Northeast. However, a high level company executive says there's room for growth.