The Federal Communications Commission said Friday it has delayed until 2015 the timeline for a planned reverse auction of TV airwaves, a decision that reflects the commission’s intent on getting the complex proceeding right.
AT&T Inc. is considering a bid for a block of spectrum licenses held by Verizon Wireless, setting up a potential contest for the airwaves with smaller rival T-Mobile US Inc., people familiar with the matter said.
French authorities are probing Apple Inc.’s contracts with mobile operators in France, according to a person familiar with the matter, the latest move by European governments to ramp up pressure on largely U.S.-based tech firms.
Verizon Communications Inc. is in talks to pay as much as $130 billion for Vodafone Group PLC’s stake in their U.S. wireless venture in a deal that could be completed within a week, people familiar with the matter said.
Verizon Communications Inc. and Vodafone Group PLC have rekindled talks over a buyout of the U.K. company’s stake in their U.S. wireless joint venture, people familiar with the matter said, an acquisition that would likely cost Verizon well over $100 billion.