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Germany wants to build up a 5G network quickly but also securely, a spokeswoman for the Economy Ministry said on Wednesday, when asked about concerns over the use of technology from China’s Huawei. “It is important that the high data security standards can be ensured,” she said. Huawei faces international…

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Kosovo will offer its loss-making state-owned telecom company to private investors by the end of the year, the country’s economy minister said on Wednesday, its third attempt to sell a stake in the company in the past decade. In 2013 the government cancelled an already agreed sale to Germany’s ACP…

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NYU WIRELESS announced today that AT&T has rejoined the NYU WIRELESS research center at the New York University Tandon School of Engineering. AT&T is the research center's 13th industrial affiliate partner. We're also announcing AT&T's Chief Technology Officer and President, AT&T Labs, Andre Fuetsch, will be a featured keynote speaker…

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Two U.S. House panels will hold a joint hearing on Feb. 13 on T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp’s proposed $26 billion merger and its potential impact on consumers. The House Energy and Commerce Committee and the Judiciary Committee will hold a joint hearing to “examine the merger’s potential impacts…

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Bertram Communications LLC is proud to announce the acquisition of Mid America Towers, Inc.  This bolsters Bertram Internet's network with 6 new tower sites throughout Wisconsin located in Custer, Brokaw, Poynette, Dewey Marsh, and Tomah.  This development strengthens the acquisitions and expansions Bertram Communications LLC made throughout 2018 in the…

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Telrite Holdings, Inc. today announces an agreement to purchase Locus Telecommunications and H20 Wireless. Pending regulatory approval, the acquisition positions the company as one of the largest mobile virtual network operators (MVNO) in the pre-paid space. The acquisition of H2O Wireless enables us to expand our footprint and ability to…

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Activist investor Elliott urged Telecom Italia’s (TLIT.MI) board to spin-off its fixed-line network, after Italy’s telecoms regulator gave an initial thumbs-down to a Vivendi plan to create a wholly-owned subsidiary instead. AGCOM said on Sunday that the proposal drawn up by former Chief Executive Amos Genish, appointed when French media…

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Nielsen  and Cox Media Group, LLC today announced a multi-year renewal agreement for television and audio measurement services. The agreement covers all Cox Media Group's local television and radio stations as well as CoxReps and Videa.   "We are pleased to continue our relationship with Nielsen as an integral part…

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Astranis Space Technologies Corp., building the next generation of telecommunications satellites to bring the world online, and Pacific Dataport Inc. (PDI), a company created for Alaskans by Alaskans to bridge the state's digital divide, today announced a signed agreement and commercial partnership to construct and launch the first-ever commercial Astranis…

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Sinclair Broadcast Group recently signed a multi-year lease agreement with LiveU that upgrades its fleet of hundreds of portable transmission units to LU600 HEVC for its newsgathering operations, ensuring the media company always has the latest bonded IP technology. The agreement immediately upgrades Sinclair stations spanning 80 production locations in…