The dominance of Netflix's online streaming service came to light once again this week as the provider announced that it will be closing one of its call centers devoted to helping DVD customers, and either relocating or laying off 188 employees.
América Móvil once again had to quiet speculation that it is interested in acquiring T-Mobile US. Just as the company was forced to do in the second quarter, the Mexican-based telecoms giant addressed rumors of a deal on its quarterly conference call; CEO Daniel Hajj said the company is not in talks with T-Mobile.
T-Mobile US' MetroPCS prepaid brand is finally getting into the tablet market. The company is launching the Alcatel One Touch Pop 7 tablet for $149 (plus tax).
Frontier Communications is set to begin a new chapter in its home state as it has completed its $2 billion acquisition of AT&T's wireline operations in Connecticut and its related statewide fiber network and U-verse operations.
Executives of online retail giant and SVOD provider Amazon, in the wake of a third quarter in which it posted record losses, were more subdued on the company's earnings conference call when it came to talking about their online streaming plans.
EE hinted that its plan to launch new TV services in the UK market is something of a defensive strategy against an expected increase in converged offerings from rival operators, with BT regarded as a particular threat.
Voice and messaging traffic lost to over the top (OTT) players such as WhatsApp, Facebook and Skype will cost network operators $14 billion (€11 billion) in revenues globally this year.
With many parties weighing in on the 5G debate, 4G Americas has decided to throw its hat into the ring with the release of a white paper that makes recommendations on how operators in the Americas should deploy 5G.
Verizon may have continued to add more FiOS Internet and video customers in the third quarter, but those gains were lower than what it reported in the same period a year ago, illustrating that it is continuing to reach the upper limits of penetration in its existing 13-state region.
Liberty Global said it will introduce a new tracking stock for its Latin American operations, splitting trading of its European cable operations and Latin American and Caribbean media businesses.