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Broadband provider Liberty Global plc said on Friday that it would sell its DTH satellite TV operations to M7 Group for a total enterprise value of about 180 million euros ($206.41 million) on a U.S. GAAP basis. Liberty Global’s DTH satellite TV operations serve four east European markets - Hungary,…

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The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday approved Gray Television Inc’s (GTN.N) $3.5 billion bid to acquire Raycom Media Inc RYCMD.UL. Last week, the U.S. Justice Department approved the deal after the companies agreed to sell 10 stations in nine markets. The FCC did not require any additional divestitures. The approval…

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Ahead of CES® 2019, AirTies, the most widely deployed provider of managed in-home Wi-Fi solutions to global service providers, today announced a strategic collaboration with Broadcom Inc. (NASDAQ: AVGO), a global leader in high performance Wi-Fi solutions for home networking. Specifically, AirTies' Smart Wi-Fi software will be pre-integrated into Broadcom's…

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T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp have won backing for their $26 billion merger from two national security reviews on Monday, clearing key hurdles in their tie-up bid. The deal got a nod from the Committee on Foreign Investment (CFIUS) in the United States as well as the Justice Department,…

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After signing an agreement with AT&T* last year, Tillman Infrastructure, a rapidly growing builder and operator of cellular towers and small cells, has built hundreds of new macro cell towers for lease to AT&T. In addition, hundreds of tower builds nationwide are underway, completing on a monthly basis. Over the…

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Ultra-short-wave mobile spectrum could add $565 billion to global economic output over the next 15 years if used to connect robots or other applications, the telecoms industry estimates. But governments will first need to harmonize standards for the award of so-called millimeter-wave spectrum, which can carry the vast data flows…

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Vodafone’s (VOD.L) purchase of Liberty Global’s (LBTYA.O) assets in Germany and east Europe may damage competition in Germany and the Czech Republic, EU antitrust regulators said on Tuesday, as they opened a full-scale probe into the $21.8 billion deal. The deal between the world’s second-largest mobile operator and U.S. cable…

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Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, today announced the launch of  HughesNet®, its high-speed satellite Internet service for consumers and businesses, in Ecuador. Operating over the Hughes 63 West High-Throughput Satellite (HTS) payload, its broadband coverage reaches more than 90 percent of…

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Japan’s big three telecoms operators plan to exclude network equipment from China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and ZTE Corp , Kyodo News reported on Monday. The exclusion applies to current equipment and next-generation 5G equipment, Kyodo reported without citing sources. Representatives of the three telcos, NTT Docomo, KDDI Corp and…

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Britain’s BT Group Plc will remove Huawei Technologies Co’s equipment from its core 4G network within two years, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday. The move by BT will bring its mobile phone business in line with an internal policy to keep the Chinese company's equipment at the edge of…