|Bid||6.040 x 28000|
|Ask||6.050 x 1000|
|Day's Range||5.99 - 6.12|
|52 Week Range||4.81 - 6.62|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||1.02|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||3.24|
|Earnings Date||Jan 31, 2019 - Feb 4, 2019|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y Target Est||5.72|
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Dec. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sprint (NYSE:S), the best place to save on wireless this holiday season, announces an amazing holiday promotion: Sign up for Unlimited Basic and get lines three, four and five for free. "Today we're introducing a way for customers to switch from AT&T or Verizon and literally save over $1,000.
Accenture’s (ACN) Interactive segment provides marketing-related services to its clients. It entered into the practice of digital ad-buying last year and became a potential threat to ad agencies such as Omnicom (OMC) and WPP (WPP). In the short time since then, Accenture has managed to win clients such as HP (HPQ) and Radisson Hotel Group to manage their digital media operations.
An array of companies and groups that have opposed T-Mobile US Inc's plan to buy Sprint Corp announced on Thursday that they had banded together, saying the deal would lead to higher prices for wireless customers and hurt rural consumers. The group includes companies like C-Spire and DISH Network, the Communications Workers of America, NTCA-The Rural Broadband Association and advocacy groups like Public Knowledge. In their statement, they asked the Federal Communications Commission to reject the deal.
An array of companies and groups that have opposed T-Mobile US Inc's (TMUS.N) plan to buy Sprint Corp (S.N) announced on Thursday that they had banded together, saying the deal would lead to higher prices for wireless customers and hurt rural consumers. The group includes companies like C-Spire and DISH Network (DISH.O), the Communications Workers of America, NTCA-The Rural Broadband Association and advocacy groups like Public Knowledge. In their statement, they asked the Federal Communications Commission to reject the deal.
In recent testing by RootMetrics®, Sprint demonstrated the fastest download speeds in Seattle.1 Indoor and outdoor testing was conducted during peak-usage hours during the day in the busiest areas of Seattle. This year, Sprint has spent billions on its Next-Gen Network build, unleashing the company's strong spectrum holdings to dramatically improve coverage, speed and reliability for its customers.
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Verizon (VZ) stock has seen a decent run-up in 2018—the stock has increased 8%. Although 8% looks like a small number, it’s a decent number in a matured sector like the US Telecom industry. In comparison, AT&T (T) stock has declined 20%. AT&T has been struggling in the past few years. AT&T has been making efforts to absorb two major acquisitions—DirecTV and Time Warner. AT&T spent $67 billion to acquire DirecTV and $85 billion to acquire Time Warner.
The Federal Communications Commission voted on Wednesday to clarify that wireless carriers have the authority to block unwanted or spam text messages, but Democrats warned the decision would allow carriers to block or censor texts that customers send. The FCC voted 3-to-1 to classify text messages as an information service rather than a telecommunications service, which it said would have limited the ability of wireless carriers to combat robotexts and spam messages. The FCC said text messages have become a trusted form of communication as wireless providers like AT&T Inc, Verizon Communications Inc and Sprint Corp successfully eliminated most spam texts.
It's ironic, but amid all the market volatility investors are experiencing at the tail end of 2018, a typically volatile stock is looking like a high-probability trade. Sprint has had an interesting 2018. While the broad market indices continue to swing back and forth, Sprint has actually enjoyed a pretty clearly defined uptrend for most of the year.
Nokia (NOK) recently announced a corporate structure reorganization that saw it create a new division to house its mobile and fixed networks businesses. While Nokia immediately named company veteran Tommi Uitto to oversee the mobile networks business, it said its head of the fixed networks business would be named in due course. Leaving this post unfilled for now could show Nokia is taking its time to appoint the best leader for the business, and it could also suggest that the company is placing a lot of importance on the fixed networks business.
- Sprint Improves Customers' Mobile Data Experience Ahead of its 5G Rollout in 2019 - 800 MHz service deployed on more than 800 cell sites in Southern California and Los Angeles LOS ANGELES , Dec. 12, ...
Nokia (NOK) has been expanding and enhancing its product portfolio to get ready for the 5G era, which in part explains why the company has been investing a big chunk of its revenue on research and development (or R&D) initiatives. It spent 20% of its revenue on R&D projects in the third quarter, more than Ericsson’s (ERIC) allocation of 17% of revenue to R&D in the same period.
NEW YORK, Dec. 12, 2018 -- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors,.
About three years ago, Alphabet’s (GOOGL) Google subsidiary launched a mobile service business under the Project Fi brand. The business has been one of Google’s quietest—it has not been mentioned at Alphabet’s earnings conferences in the last year. It recently took on a new name, Google Fi, dropping “Project.” The business has also expanded to support more devices.
Nokia’s (NOK) sales have mostly been on a decline in recent years, and the company is banking on the adoption of 5G connectivity to help it return to growth. To ensure that it can maximize its commercial opportunities in the 5G era, Nokia has been working on addressing its funding needs.
Shares of AT&T Inc. are up 2.2% in Tuesday morning trading after Citi analyst Michael Rollins upgraded the stock, citing various positive trends around its wireless business. Rollins said that financials for wireless companies have been improving lately and he expects that the company will be able to take advantage of a "measured promotional environment" in the wireless industry. "The greater migration from prepaid to postpaid within the category has provided breathing room for the competitive landscape to absorb new cable entrants," he wrote. Rollins recently met with AT&T's management and said that the company was "optimistic on the levers it can pull to manage costs and improve free-cash flow." Rollins said that AT&T shares look attractive following a recent underperformance. The stock is down 21% so far this year, while the S&P is little changed. Shares of Verizon Communications Inc. , T-Mobile US Inc. and Sprint Corp. are all in positive territory for the year.
With the U.S. wireless telecom industry continuously evolving, the companies in the league are fighting it out to stay abreast of competition.
Braxton Carter said the company's 2013 MetroPCS acquisition provides a roadmap for the company's planned Sprint takeover.
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BOSTON, Dec. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sprint's (NYSE:S) Next-Gen Network investment is taking hold across Boston and wireless customers are experiencing Sprint's best-ever LTE Advanced network with new independent tests showing Sprint tops the charts with the most improved network and fastest download speeds. In recent testing by RootMetrics®, Sprint is #1 with the fastest download speeds in Boston.1 Indoor and outdoor testing was conducted during peak-usage hours during the day in the busiest areas of Boston.
Apple (AAPL) is not expected to release a 5G-enabled iPhone until at least 2020, but Samsung (SSNLF) and Huawei, Apple’s main competitors in the smartphone market, plan to have 5G phones on the market in 2019. Apple has traditionally not been a first mover on new mobile technologies, which could be why the company isn’t on the 5G train for 2019. Supply chain issues could also be a reason Apple might not bring a 5G iPhone to market before 2020.
Following a string of acquisitions, including the $85.4 billion purchase of Time Warner, AT&T’s (T) total debt has risen, standing at $183.4 billion as of the end of the third quarter. AT&T is focused on reducing this heavy debt load. AT&T is expecting to generate $26 billion in free cash flow in 2019, an amount it will use to meet its day-to-day expenses, pay dividends as usual, and pay down debt worth as much as $12 billion.
The Federal Communications Commission said on Friday it was investigating whether major wireless service providers submitted false information about their coverage areas. Under https://www.fcc.gov/mobility-fund-phase-ii-mf-ii the FCC's Mobility Fund Phase II mapping program, the agency would allocate up to $4.53 billion over the next decade to advance high-speed mobile broadband service in rural areas that would not be served without government support. "A preliminary review of speed test data submitted through the challenge process suggested significant violations of the Commission's rules.
AT&T (T) is on track to launch a new video streaming service in about a year. The service will be based mostly on the WarnerMedia assets AT&T purchased for $85.4 billion in a transaction that closed in June. At a recent analyst briefing, AT&T provided more details about its upcoming streaming service.