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  • SoftBank’s Son Pitches New Option for Fast U.S. Internet

    SoftBank Corp. President Masayoshi Son, drumming up support for the idea of merging his Sprint Corp. with T-Mobile US Inc., said he can give U.S. Internet users a new option with lower prices and faster speeds.

  • Sprint Chairman Vows ‘Price War’ If T-Mobile Deal Allowed

    SoftBank Corp. President Masayoshi Son said he’ll start a “massive price war” in the U.S. if regulators let his Sprint Corp. purchase T-Mobile US Inc.

  • Softbank Said to Ready Broadband Pitch Amid Merger Doubt

    SoftBank Corp. President Masayoshi Son is reframing his argument for consolidation in the U.S. mobile-phone market, heading to Washington this week to advocate for wireless broadband as an alternative to cable.

  • Why Netflix Has to Pay for You to Use It

    When Netflix agreed to pay Comcast to stream its movies to the Internet service provider's customers without infuriating delays, it essentially yielded to monopolistic extortion. Comcast, which has just agreed to acquire Time Warner Cable, will soon be the biggest ISP in the U.S., and stuttering video transmission to its clients is not an option for Netflix. The outcome, however, is good for consumers: They will not be charged for what they are not buying.

  • Vodafone Said to Weigh Raising Hellas Broadband Stake

    Vodafone Group Plc is in talks about increasing its stake in Greek broadband provider Hellas Online SA as it expands Web and video services across Europe, people familiar with the company’s plans said.

  • Four Keys to Great Customer Service

    Anyone who has survived a marathon phone session with an Internet service provider knows the frustration, not to mention the elevated stress level, associated with today’s automated world. In many cases, customer service has been supplanted by do-it-yourself phone menus and websites. In some cases, do-it-yourself beats doing it with a real person.

  • Sony, War Memorial, DMCA, Lubin: Intellectual Property

    Sony Corp. won a federal judge’s ruling that it doesn’t infringe a patent owned by defense contractor L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. for image sensors used in video cameras and security systems.

  • EAccess Poised to Advance on Internet Service Provider's Share Buyback

    EAccess Ltd., a Japanese provider of broadband Internet service, was poised to gain in Tokyo trading after saying it will buy back as much as 1.4 percent of outstanding shares.

  • Japan IPOs Rise to Most Since ’07 as Each Gains on First Day

    Japan’s biggest equity rally in four decades is driving a boom in initial public offerings, with new listings this year poised to reach the most since 2007 and every stock rising on its debut.

  • MasterCard Says Website Faltered Amid Internet-Service Outage

    MasterCard Inc., the world’s second- biggest consumer-payments network, said it lost service on its website today because of a failure at an Internet service provider.

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