T-Mobile US' rising smartphone upgrades and the capital required to support equipment installment plans is a key worry on the horizon, according to a report from analysts at Macquarie Capital.
Verizon and members of the Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers unions said they will continue negotiating a new labor contract covering 39,000 workers after the current one expired on Saturday.
Altice announced it has completed the sale of its mobile activities in the French Overseas Territories (FOT) of La Reunion and Mayotte to the Hiridjee Group for an undisclosed amount. It also acquired almost 1.3 million more shares in Numericable-SFR for close to €65 million.
Belgium-based Proximus predicted it will return to growth a year earlier than expected after the operator--which was formerly known as Belgacom--reported a strong set of results for the second quarter of 2015.
Subscription video on demand providers need to keep an eye on the "extremely high" churn rates endemic to the OTT video market segment, a new report from Parks Associates has found. In the past 12 months, 7 percent of U.S. broadband households have cancelled their Hulu Plus subscriptions, a number that represents about half of Hulu's subscriber base.
Content delivery network provider Akamai Technologies saw revenues increase in the second quarter to $541 million, a 14 percent year-over-year increase. However, net income decreased 8 percent to $67.2 million, or 37 cents per diluted share, due to increased spending meant to bolster its infrastructure ahead of an expected wave of new over-the-top video entrants.
Level 3 Communications' EVP and CFO, Sunit Patel, maintains that as AT&T and Verizon focus more of their attention on wireless and entertainment, the company will benefit as it pursues new growth opportunities in the enterprise services space.
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Telefónica Deutschland reported what analysts described as a solid set of second-quarter results, reflecting the first benefits of the company's integration with former rival E-Plus.
Numericable-SFR reported strong growth in core earnings in the second quarter of 2015, and also said revenue trends improved both sequentially and compared to the same period of last year.