All Posts Tagged With: "VZ"

(USM) United States Cellular Completes Business Sale – Pays Dividend

United States Cellular Corp. (USM), subsidiary of Telephone & Data Systems Inc. (TDS) has successfully completed its spectrum sale in its Midwest markets to Sprint...

8Sep2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(NVTL) Novatel Wireless Remains Neutral

We reiterate our long-term Neutral recommendation on Novatel Wireless Inc. (NVTL) as we believe that the stock is currently fairly valued. The company posted mixed financial results for the first quarter of 2013. While the total revenue...

7Sep2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(VZ) Verizon Communications Shares Still in Neutral Lane

On May 22, we maintained our Neutral recommendation on Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), owing to its growth opportunities within the telecom sector, strong subscriber additions and expansion of the business line. However, the company...

23Aug2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(DISH) DISH Network to Acquire More Airwave

A recent Bloomberg report stated that satellite-TV operator DISH Network Corp. (DISH) has made an offer of $2 billion to purchase the wireless frequencies of the bankrupt wireless wholesale service provider LightSquared Inc. However,...

1Aug2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(S) Softbank Softens Sprint Deal Terms

Japanese cellphone company SoftBank Corp. has finally loosened its proposed terms with Sprint Nextel Corp. (S), providing the latter a scope to consider DISH Network’s (DISH)...

20Jul2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(CMCSA) Comcast Expands Business Services

Comcast Corporation (CMCSA), the largest cable TV operator in the U.S., is quickly shifting its focus from the small-sized business segment to the mid-sized business segment. Recently, the company entered into a deal with hospitality...

29Jun2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(AAPL) T-Mobile Hikes iPhone Rates

The fourth-largest carrier in the U.S., T-Mobile US, Inc. (TMUS) recently decided to hike the installment payment rates of Apple Inc.’s (AAPL) iPhone 5 by $50,...

14Jun2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(DISH) DISH Network to Offer Senior Notes

The second-largest satellite TV operator in the U.S., DISH Network Corp.’s (DISH) subsidiary, DISH DBS Corporation, plans to offer senior notes worth $2.5 billion subject to market and other conditions. This is the second debt sale...

11Jun2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(S) Sprint Nextel Acquires Handmark Incorporated

Sprint Nextel Corp. (S) recently acquired Handmark Inc., a Kansas City-based developer and distributor of mobile applications, along with its subsidiary OneLouder Apps Inc. Both these companies are expected to aid Sprint’s Pinsight...

24May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(ADTN) ADTRAN to Enhance Shareholder Value

In an attempt to enhance shareholders’ return, communication network solution provider, ADTRAN Inc. (ADTN) announced that its board of directors has authorized an additional share repurchase plan. The new plan will commence following...

23May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(NOK) Verizon Wireless to Offer Innovative Lumia

Smartphone manufacturer Nokia Corporation (NOK) is set to launch a new Lumia 928 through the largest U.S. telecom carrier, Verizon Wireless (VZ). It is believed to be...

23May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(VZ) Verizon Communications to Boost Small Cell Network

The largest wireless carrier in the U.S., Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) announced that it will use the small cell products of its existing equipment vendors Ericsson AB (ERIC)...

23May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(MSI) Motorola Solutions Remains Neutral

We have maintained our Neutral recommendation on Motorola Solutions Inc. (MSI), as the top line beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate but the bottom line fell short in the recently concluded quarter. Why Kept at Neutral? The...

23May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(CHT) Chunghwa Telecom Co. Ltd. Misses Earnings – Beats Revenues

Chunghwa Telecom Co. Ltd. (CHT) declared mixed financial results for the first quarter of 2013. Quarterly total revenue was approximately $1,914 million, showing a 2.1% rise year over year. The first-quarter 2013 net income was approximately...

16May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(T) AT&T Offers Home Security

Leading telecom company AT&T Inc. (T) will unveil the Digital Life package, its home security and automation service, on May 3, in 15 cities including Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco and Miami. The new product includes security...

16May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(S) Sprint to Kill iDEN at End Of June 2013

Sprint Nextel Corp. (S) is all set to achieve its goal of terminating integrated digital enhanced network (iDEN) network at the end of Jun 2013, as scheduled almost a year earlier. With this move, the company aims to concentrate on the...

6May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(DISH) Dish Network Corporation Sees Possible Credit Downgrade by Moody’s

Credit rating agency, Moody’s Investors Service has put the U.S. based satellite service provider, Dish Network Corp. (DISH) on review for a possible downgrade. This decision by the agency is in response to DISH’s proposal to...

2May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(PCS) MetroPCS Communications Receives Revised Deal Term

MetroPCS Communications Inc. (PCS) has received another bid offer from T-Mobile USA, subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom AG to woo shareholders who stood against the proposed merger. Last week, T-Mobile, in its final offer to MetroPCS,...

27Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(T) AT&T Offers New Calling Plan

Premier telecommunication company AT&T Inc. (T) announced the launch of its latest international calling facility for a select group of customers. Starting Apr 12, the company’s GoPhone subscribers will enjoy a new global calling...

21Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(VZ) Verizon Communications and Cox Bundle Services

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) has tied up with Cox Communications to offer bundled service packages consisting of video, phone and Internet in Phoenix and Las Vegas. Customers will now be able to access video, Internet and home phone...

18Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(AAPL) T-Mobile Drives Subscriber Growth

T-Mobile USA – the fourth-largest telecom carrier in the U.S. and also a business arm of Germany’s Deutsche Telekom AG – reported an improvement in subscriber growth in the ongoing financial quarter. T-Mobile USA gained 3,000 subscribers in the first quarter of 2013 as compared with...

18Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(RSH) RadioShack Remains Neutral

We reaffirm our long-term Neutral recommendation on RadioShack Corp. (RSH). The company surprised in its fourth-quarter 2012 financial results with a net profit. This was in huge contrast to the Zacks Consensus Estimate of a net loss....

18Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(GOOG) Android to Power Google Notebook

Internet search giant Google Inc. (GOOG) announced the launch of a notebook, which will be powered by its mobile OS Android in the third quarter of fiscal 2013. The new laptop will run on Google’s flagship mobile Android...

18Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(T) AT&T Eyes High-Speed Fiber Plan

AT&T Inc.(T) – the second largest telecom operator in the U.S. just after Verizon Communication Inc. (VZ) – recently announced its plan to build a high-speed fiber...

13Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(IPG) Business Services Stock Outlook – Mar 2013 – Zacks Analyst Interviews

To Begin With In today’s world, companies strive to remain focused on functions and activities that are close to their core competence and provide competitive advantages. But the complex marketplaces in which companies perform demand a host of other functions as well. This...

4Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(IPG) Business Services Stock Outlook – March 2013 – Zacks Analyst Interviews

To Begin With In today’s world, companies strive to remain focused on functions and activities that are close to their core competence and provide competitive advantages. But the complex marketplaces in which companies perform demand a host of other functions as well. This...

28Mar2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(XLF) Stock Market News for March 19, 2013 – Market News

Benchmarks declined for the second day in a row following news that Cyprus is on the brink of a financial crisis and needs to be bailed out. These developments rekindled fears of the Euro Zone crisis among investors. Financial stocks were the worst hit among the top ten S&P 500 industry groups...

28Mar2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(VZ) Verzion Communications Wireless Unit to Offer BlackBerry Z10

Verzion Communications Inc. (VZ), the largest telecom carrier in the U.S., plans to follow suit with the second-largest carrier AT&T, Inc. (T), in launching Research...

23Mar2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(VZ) Verizon Communications Deploys Networkfleet

Verizon Wireless, a joint venture between Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) and Vodafone Group Plc. (VOD) is set to roll out its Networkfleet management solutions on...

23Mar2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(VZ) Verizon Communications Remains Neutral

On Mar 5, we maintained our Neutral recommendation on Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), considering its tight grip over the telecommunication business, plus ample growth opportunities and market share capture potentiality. However,...

9Mar2013 | | Comments Off | Continued