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Rovi and Time Warner Cable confirmed that Rovi stopped selling the IP-connected Fan TV device to MSO customers as of last Friday (October 23), and that those customers will be transitioned to Fan TV’s new Android TV app over the next four weeks and offered a free Google Nexus Player.…

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The Philippines telco duopoly leaves quite a bit to be desired, according to Andy Penn, CEO of Australian telco Telstra. Speaking at Telstra's annual investor day, Penn described the service offered by the country's incumbent operators, PLDT and Globe Telecom, as "lousy". Penn also explained that the situation presented an…

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Google’s plan of bringing Internet to more than 4 billion people who are currently unconnected is set to be tested next year in Indonesia. Google will use hundreds of balloon from its Project Loon to make Internet accessible across Indonesia, which remains one of the nations least connected across southeast…

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If you ask most big US internet providers, they'll swear up and down that the newer, tougher net neutrality rules will kill investment in their networks. Surely the only way to promote growth is to loosen regulation, right? Well, not quite. After digging through carriers' earnings, Ars Technica has determined…

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Fox Television Stations has extended its programming agreement with MyNetworkTV for two more years through the 2017-18 season. MyNetworkTV airs on Fox Television Stations in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, as well as other top markets such as Washington, D.C., Dallas, Houston, Phoenix, Minneapolis, Orlando and Charlotte. “As we…

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Raycom Media announced Tuesday that it has acquired PureCars, the auto industry’s leading digital advertising platform. The companies expect the partnership to bridge the gap between traditional and digital advertising across television, mobile, tablet and desktop platforms. “We are impressed by the leadership, people and technology PureCars brings to the…

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Punjab will be the first state in India to have full mobile broadband connectivity, from Reliance Jio Infocomm, even as the Reliance Industries Ltd.owned telecom venture prepares to officially launch services in the country. "We will commit to all the additional resources it takes so that Punjab will be the…

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Brent Montgomery, creator of Pawn Stars and other top reality series, is expected to be named head of ITV Studios U.S. Group, although the deal is not comple. ITV acquired Montgomery’s Leftfield Entertainment in 2014 for $360 million. The acquisition was part of ITV’s move to bulk up its production…

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Vodafone Fiji Limited signed a Memorandum of Agreement with Unit Trust of Fiji “UTOF” for the Employee Investment Scheme “EIS”. The EIS is part of UTOF’s national effort to directly promote savings and investment to all Fijians. Essentially, it will provide a platform to Vodafone employees to regularly invest their…

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During Wednesday night’s GOP debate, CNBC plans to broadcast interactive polling, which will give voters a chance to comment on the presidential candidates in real time. Twitter reactions from viewers and influential people will stream across the network’s ticker and will have a live poll from viewers about how each…