Tag: communications

  • 1st Quarter in the Can

    3M remediation in Belgium, AT&T two-way trading, Kinder Morgan backed company files for bankruptcy and much much more!

  • AT&T two-way trading begins April 4

    Note the date of a special trading period for AT&T shareholders regarding the spinoff of Warner Media. AT&T (T) has a current dividend yield of 4.64% and is rated as “Safe” by SimplySafeDividends. I hold T in my Medium Yield Portfolio. In total T is 0.3% of my portfolio. This event is new to me […]

  • Economic confusion for 2022

    Microsoft losing talent, Walgreens is booming, AT&T exceeds expectations, some confusing economic numbers, and much much more!

  • AT&T exceeds expectations for HBO Max subsribers

    The company also added roughly 270,000 fiber subscribers in the fourth quarter and ended the period with about 73.8 million total HBO Max and HBO subscribers globally. The HBO figure came in above the outlook for 70 million to 73 million subscribers that AT&T had offered back in September. AT&T exceeds HBO Max subscriber outlook […]

  • 2021 Yields in Review – Redux

    Like an idiot I thought the market would be closed on Friday, January 31, 2022 so I did my wrap up last week. Well, here we go again!

  • Vuzix Corp partners with Verizon to leverage their 5G network for augmented reality

    Verizon (VZM) has a current dividend yield of 4.89% and is rated as “Very Safe” by SimplySafeDividends. I hold VZ in my Medium Yield Portfolio. In total VZ is 0.8% of my portfolio. The agreement between Vuzix and Verizon will focus on the technology advancement and commercialization aspects of delivering immersive augmented reality training experiences […]

  • Telefonica reached an agreement with trade union for layoffs

    The Spanish telecommunication company said Tuesday that the plan entails the voluntary departure of about 2,700 employees, at a cost of around 1.50 billion euros ($1.70 billion) before taxes to be accounted for in the fourth quarter. Telefonica, Trade Unions Agree on Deal For Thousands of Voluntary Layoffs – MarketWatch

  • The Yield – Week ending July 2, 2021

    Cars selling above sticker price, Microsoft strikes a deal with AT&T, a good jobs report, investors may be overly optimistic, and more!

  • Verizon vows to support low cost wireless service

    Verizon wants to buy Tracfone. In order to gain favor to get the approval they are vowing to continue to support low cost wireless service for at least three years. Verizon Communications Inc. told federal regulators it would keep supporting low-cost wireless service for three years if it is allowed to buy TracFone, a sign of […]

  • AT&T to use Microsoft’s cloud

    Microsoft, which analysts believe to be the second largest cloud computing provider by revenue behind rival Amazon Web Services, has been building out specific cloud computing offering to go after carriers, and AT&T is the Redmond, Washington-based company’s first major win. The two also said that Microsoft will purchase software and intellectual property developed by […]