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European shares bounced back on Tuesday after a rally in mining and telecom stocks and some stabilisation in Chinese markets, a day after poor Chinese factory data triggered a sharp sell-off that hit world markets. Chinese regulators leapt to support the country's stock markets early on Tuesday, with the central…

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CBS Television Distribution announced it has promoted sales execs Jonathan Bingaman and Robert Schildhouse to executive VPs. Bingaman was named executive VP of domestic cable sales, while Schildhouse was promoted to executive VP, digital licensing and distribution. They report to Scott Koondel, chief licensing officer for CBS. “Jonathan and Robert…

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Avenir Telecom announced it has filed a notification for cessation of payments Marseille Commercial Court opened insolvency proceedings with a period of observation of 6 months In the mean time, has decided to stop totally its Internity network   reuters.com

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AMC Networks and the National Cable Television Cooperative said they reached a new carriage agreement. The two sides were at loggerheads as their deal expired over the New Year's weekend. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, but the new agreement covers AMC channels including AMC, BBC America, IFC,…

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Amid sustained pressure to check call drops, telecom tower companies are being squeezed tight by the government and resident bodies, a scenario that could compel them to pass on additional payouts towards site installations to mobile carriers. "Tower installation costs have increased manifold, primarily due to exorbitant permission fees being…

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After months of waiting, Donald J. Trump has followed through on his promise to advertise, and advertise big, in early voting states in January. Mr. Trump, the front-runner in many polls for the Republican presidential nomination, had promised to spend at least $2 million a week on advertising; he has…

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Media General announced Monday an affiliation with ABC in Tri-Cities (DMA No. 97) beginning Feb. 1. The station will operate out of Johnson City, Tenn., where Media General already owns and operates CBS affiliate WJHL. The new ABC Tri-Cities joins 12 other ABC affiliates operated by Media General. “ABC has…

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French telecoms operator Orange may soon face a crucial choice shore up its position at home by gobbling up a competitor or expand its presence abroad by making a play for Telecom Italia. While talks have reportedly begun to take over the telecom assets of the Bouygues conglomerate, thus cutting…

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Breckland Council’s cabinet will vote on Tuesday to decide whether to contribute £950,000 to bring the district’s coverage up to 94pc, a 6pc increase, as part of the second phase of the Better Broadband for Norfolk (BBfN) scheme. Total coverage of the county is not yet possible but if the…