Telecoms Higher on Earnings Optimism -- Telecoms Roundup

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Shares of telecommunications companies rose amid optimism ahead of earnings season.

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Weakness in demand for Apple's iPhone 8 smartphone could take the pressure off carriers AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile US and Sprint, who would otherwise spend their earnings calls talking about price cuts to lure the smartphone buyers, according to an analyst at brokerage BTIG Research.

Rob Curran, rob.curran@dowjones.com

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October 10, 2017 16:38 ET (20:38 GMT)