Comcast Corp. and Charter Communications Inc., aiming to reshape the cable industry, have discussed a joint bid to buy Time Warner Cable Inc. and divvy up its customers, people with knowledge of the matter said.
Time Warner Cable Inc., the second- largest cable company in the U.S., reported third-quarter profit that topped estimates as subscriber-rate increases helped make up for a shrinking pool of customers.
AT&T Inc., which is considering an expansion across the Atlantic, faces the same realities that undermined European deals a decade ago: Doing business in the region is costly, complicated and highly regulated.
AT&T Inc. sees new wireless technology in Europe stimulating a slumping industry with billions of dollars in network upgrades and blazing-fast mobile service, with a caveat: Some rules need to be changed.
Moffett Research LLC, the telecommunications research firm started by Craig Moffett last month, is adding ex-Nomura Holdings Inc. media analyst Michael Nathanson and changing its name to MoffettNathanson LLC.
T-Mobile US Inc. was first to let customers buy smartphones on an installment plan, then offered a widely copied upgrade program called Jump. Now it aims to shake up the industry a third time with an unlimited international data service that’s backed by pop singer Shakira.