Sprint Corp - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Sprint Corp FCC vote kicks off a battle over regulation of the internet NEW YORK (AP) — A federal agency voted to kick off the repeal of "net neutrality" rules designed to keep broadband providers like AT&T, Verizon and Comcast from interfering with the internet. It's the latest change that the Federal Communications Commission has made to ease regulation of the phone, broadcast and cable industries. Undoin... Thu, 18 May 2017 18:46:00 GMT 2017-05-18T18:46:00Z Comcast, Charter to work together to rival wireless carriers NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast and Charter have agreed to cooperate on upcoming cellphone services as both cable companies face growing threats from national wireless carriers such as AT&T and Verizon. The cable companies said that while they'll offer wireless services separately to customers, they will work together on behind-the-scenes matters like customer billing and device-ord... Mon, 08 May 2017 16:42:00 GMT 2017-05-08T16:42:00Z AT&T sheds more lucrative wireless customers in 1Q NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T Inc. on Tuesday said it lost more of its most lucrative wireless customers during the first three months of the year as the country's biggest mobile carriers try to lure customers from each other with offers of unlimited data plans. Most people already have a cellphone, and the four major wireless carriers have launched the unlimited ... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:50:00 GMT 2017-04-25T22:50:00Z Amid competition, Verizon loses key customers for first time NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon, the once-unstoppable cellphone leader in the U.S., lost key wireless customers for the first time, even as it brought back unlimited data plans to counter smaller rivals. In the first three months of the year, Verizon lost 307,000 wireless subscribers who are billed each month, the more lucrative kind of wireless customer. MoffettNathanson Research s... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 21:54:00 GMT 2017-04-20T21:54:00Z Cable giant Comcast offers cellular plans on Verizon network NEW YORK (AP) — The cable giant Comcast will start selling cellphone plans called Xfinity Mobile in the coming months, using a network it's leasing from Verizon. Many subscribers will save money, especially if they don't use a lot of data. The catch: Only Comcast internet customers can sign up. Comcast, which has nearly 25 million high-... Thu, 06 Apr 2017 13:47:00 GMT 2017-04-06T13:47:00Z 10 Things to Know for Tuesday Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday. 1. TRUMP GETS CHANCE TO REFOCUS GOALS IN SPEECH TO CONGRESS Trump's advisers say he will use his prime-time speech Tuesday to declare progress on his campaign promises, including plans for a Mexico border wall and repealing Obamacar... Tue, 28 Feb 2017 02:09:00 GMT 2017-02-28T02:09:00Z Surprise, surprise. AT&T trumpets its own new unlimited plan NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T says any cellphone customer can sign up for unlimited data plans starting Friday. That option had been limited to customers of AT&T-owned DirecTV. The change comes just days after Verizon announced an unlimited plan without such restrictions. All four major cellphone providers now offer unlimited plans, a major reve... Thu, 16 Feb 2017 22:25:00 GMT 2017-02-16T22:25:00Z Japan's SoftBank to buy Fortress Investment for $3.3 billion TOKYO (AP) — Japanese telecommunications, internet and solar company SoftBank Group Corp. is buying U.S. investment company Fortress Investment Group for $3.3 billion. The deal was announced by both sides Wednesday. New York-based Fortress, which manages global investments, said its senior professionals will stay to keep up its fund performance. ... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 03:45:00 GMT 2017-02-15T03:45:00Z Verizon pulled back into unlimited data game NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon, in a major reversal, has joined other carriers in offering an unlimited data plan. As recently as January, Verizon's chief financial officer said unlimited plans were "not something we feel the need to do" even though rivals had made inroads against Verizon by offering them. Verizon stopped offering such plans to new customers in 2012 and has been tr... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 22:16:00 GMT 2017-02-13T22:16:00Z Cellphone, Wi-Fi coverage goes live at NYC subway stations NEW YORK (AP) — Cellphone and Wi-Fi coverage is now being provided for commuters at each of New York City's many underground subway stations, one year ahead of schedule. Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office has announced that service for AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless customers will be available across the city's subway system beginning Monday. ... Mon, 09 Jan 2017 12:57:00 GMT 2017-01-09T12:57:00Z Trump's pick for intel chief spent years as lobbyist WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Sen. Dan Coats, in line to be national intelligence director, has swung back and forth between government service and lobbying, the type of Washington revolving-door career that President-elect Donald Trump has mocked. The Indiana Republican, 73, has made four spins through the capital's avenues of power and has become wealthy in ... Mon, 09 Jan 2017 08:24:00 GMT 2017-01-09T08:24:00Z AP Explains: Did Trump just create 8,000 jobs? WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump gave himself kudos for the creation of 8,000 new U.S. jobs by a Japanese tech mogul, saying it was proof of "the spirit and the hope" stirred by his presidential win. But for those particular jobs, Trump was basically taking a bow for the second time. The jobs were part of a public commitment made on December 6 by Masayoshi Son upon emerging fr... Thu, 29 Dec 2016 21:50:00 GMT 2016-12-29T21:50:00Z Softbank tycoon who met with Trump is Japan's deal maker TOKYO (AP) — Japanese billionaire Masayoshi Son, who met with President-elect Donald Trump and then announced plans to create 50,000 jobs and invest $50 billion in U.S. startups, has been one of Japan's most aggressive overseas investors for over two decades. He's getting an early start on deal-making with the future president. A graduate of the Universit... Wed, 07 Dec 2016 19:44:00 GMT 2016-12-07T19:44:00Z Trump: Japanese mogul pledges $50 billion US investment WASHINGTON (AP) — After meeting with Donald Trump on Tuesday, Japanese tech billionaire Masayoshi Son said he will invest $50 billion in new startups in the United States, committing to creating 50,000 new jobs over an unspecified time period. Son is the founder and chief executive of SoftBank, one of Japan's largest technology outfits, which owns the U.S... Wed, 07 Dec 2016 04:01:00 GMT 2016-12-07T04:01:00Z The Latest: Trump to visit victims of Ohio State attack WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST): 9:45 p.m. President-elect Donald Trump is planning to travel to Ohio State University to meet with some of the victims of the recent attack that left 11 people injured. Trump is expected to arrive in Columbus, Ohio, on Thursday, according to... Wed, 07 Dec 2016 03:45:00 GMT 2016-12-07T03:45:00Z Trump interjects himself in Air Force One, business deals FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump, a political newcomer who touts his corporate skills, turned businessman-in-chief Tuesday, first demanding the government cancel a multibillion-dollar order for new presidential planes and then hailing a Japanese company's commitment to invest billions in the U.S. "We will defend American jobs. We hav... Wed, 07 Dec 2016 03:27:00 GMT 2016-12-07T03:27:00Z Caffeine rush: Monster Energy to sponsor NASCAR's top series LAS VEGAS (AP) — NASCAR announced an agreement with Monster Energy on Thursday that makes the energy drink maker the title sponsor of its top series in 2017, ending a lengthy process of finding a replacement for Sprint. NASCAR Chairman Brian France declined to provide financial details or the length of the deal, saying it was a "complicated agreement" tha... Thu, 01 Dec 2016 23:09:00 GMT 2016-12-01T23:09:00Z