Three House members who have questioned the concept of Web monitoring to display relevant ads are questioning DSL provider Embarq. Their concern: Why not require customers to opt in?
Sprint Nextel is set to spin off a local phone carrier named Embarq later this year. Embarq CEO Dan Hesse talks about VoIP and service for rural areas.
Dan Hesse, stepping down as chief of the US's third-largest wireless carrier after seven years, helped clear up Sprint's baggage. But the company still lacks a key essential: new subscribers.
Patent holding company Klausner Technologies targets Google, Verizon, Cox, LG, and others in latest patent infringement lawsuit, bolstered by settlement wins in suits against Apple, AT&T.
Telecommunications veteran Dan Hesse takes over where Gary Forsee left off. Hesse's mission: improve the company's core business--and stock price--as soon as possible.
Secretive start-up reportedly puts on hold controversial plans to display ads based on the monitoring of Web activity.
The Wall Street Journal reports that the No. 3 cell phone operator in the country is preparing to lay off thousands of workers to help get its business back on track.
More people use cable than DSL, according to a study recently released by J.D. Power and Associates.
Netflix releases report about which bandwidth providers are tops at streaming films and TV shows over the Web. Charter comes in first. Clearwire finishes last.