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Maxdome GmbH acquires license for the on-line exploitation in certain German-speaking territories of series Sissi, the young empress The license shall have a 2 years duration starting from the first free-to-air broadcast in any above territory, or no later than Dec. 31 (Dec. 31, 2018 for the second season) and…

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Soccer governing body FIFA on Thursday said it had awarded media right to five broadcasting groups in Sub-Saharan Africa for the 2018 World Cup and other soccer events taking place in 2017 and 2018. Zurich-based FIFA said it had granted World Cup rights to the following groups: * Econet Media,…

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State-owned Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd plans to invest Rs 400 crore for installing and commissioning 1,800 mobile towers over the next 8-10 months to improve coverage and data speeds for its subscribers.The loss-making telecom corporation said it has lined up the financing for the project from banks. "MTNL is taking…

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Bharti Airtel completed sale of 11.32 per cent stake in its mobile tower arm Bharti Infratel to its wholly-owned subsidiary Nettle Infrastructure for Rs 6,806 crore, the telecom operator said today. "The company has today completed an inter-se transfer of 11.32 per cent stake (2,09,416,643 shares) in Bharti Infratel to…

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SYNNEX Corporation, a leading Technology Solutions distributor, announced today that it has bolstered its comprehensive networking offerings by adding the Brocade Ruckus ICX campus switches. The expanded capabilities are available through SYNNEX's CONVERGESolv Advanced Technologies support platform, created to help resellers advance technologies that support third-platform infrastructures and deployment. The…

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AT&T1 has upgraded its wireless network within Virginia with nearly 1,200 enhancements during 2016. The completed improvements include adding greater capacity and speeds to cell towers across the state. "Our Virginia employees are focused on bringing a better mobile experience across the state. Our investment in the local wireless network…

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Silex Technology America, Inc., a global leader in wired and wireless networking solutions, today introduced the BR-310AC and the DS-520AN respectively. The BR-310AC is a wireless bridge which enables any Ethernet device to become an 802.11a/b/g/n/ac wireless network device, giving the freedom to place it anywhere in your facility. The…

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The government on Friday said it has given Japan's NTT Communications Corporation the go-ahead to increase its stake in data centre company Netmagic Solutions to 100 per cent, from 81.63 per cent, through investment of Rs 533.83 crore. The Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) had earlier given the nod at…

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Vodafone has received Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) approval for the acquisition of YOU Broadband India. Vodafone India had sought an approval for acquisition of 100% shares of You Broa¬≠dband India Limited by way of transfer from resident shareholders and non-resident shareholder. You Broadband's facto proposal has also been accepted…

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While Apple's retail team is currently remodelling all its stores, the company expanded its reach with three new stores in China, Germany and the US. More than 350 store employees at the new stores in Nanjing (China), Cologne (Germany) and Miami (US) welcomed thousands of customers at the grand openings.…