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T-Mobile and Sprint reached a $26.5 billion agreement Sunday to combine in a deal that would reshape the U.S. wireless landscape by reducing it to three major cell phone providers. The big unknown is whether the deal will win approval from the Trump administration's antitrust regulators. The two companies have…

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The Taiwanese government has ordered all of the island's companies that sell to Chinese telecom equipment maker ZTE Corp to suspend shipments until they obtain approval, the Nikkei business daily reported on Friday. The news comes the week after the United States banned American companies from selling components to ZTE…

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NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth / KXAS, Telemundo 39 / KXTX and Entercom, the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content in the United States, and its Dallas-Fort Worth stations announced a media partnership effective immediately that will improve the experience for thousands of North Texans who view, listen or…

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U.S. media group Comcast submitted a 22 billion pound($30.7 billion) bid for Sky on Wednesday, prompting the European pay TV group to drop its support for a lower offer from Rupert Murdoch’s Twenty-First Century Fox. Sky’s independent directors welcomed Comcast’s 12.50 pound per share bid and said they would now…

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Comcast Corp posted quarterly earnings that topped Wall Street estimates on Wednesday as the communications company cut expenses and a rise in high-speed internet customers exceeded a drop in cable television subscribers. NBCUniversal’s broadcast of the Olympics and the Super Bowl professional football championship boosted the television business. The biggest…

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Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc on Tuesday said it will sell 23 television stations to several companies after completing its $3.9 billion acquisition of Tribune Media Co (TRCO.N). The sales are to obtain the necessary governmental approval of the Tribune transaction, the company said, as it has worked for months to…

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T-Systems is forming a new integrated unit in Germany to provide digital solutions and services. The new portfolio unit with 4,800 employees combines the competencies of three existing units: the management and technology consultancy Detecon, the digital services provider T-Systems Multimedia Solutions and the digital areas of T-Systems Global Systems…

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A telecommunications standards organization - GSMA - said on Saturday it is delaying implementation of a new cellphone technology due to a U.S. government probe of alleged coordination between the group, AT&T Inc (T.N) and Verizon Communications Inc (VZ.N) to hinder consumers from easily switching wireless carriers. GSMA said in…

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Comcast and Charter today announced that the two companies have formed a 50/50 operating platform partnership focused on the development and design of backend systems that support Comcast’s Xfinity Mobile and Charter’s Spectrum Mobile service. The new partnership is the result of the continuing collaboration between Comcast and Charter in…

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Gabon will invest 150 billion CFA francs ($277 million) over three years to expand its fiber optic telecoms network to improve digital connections, the country minister of communication and digital economy said on Thursday. The first step of the project is already completed, linking the seaside capital Libreville to Franceville,…