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Mondo TV SpA Executes license agreement with Discovery Corporate Services Limited for broadcasting in Middle East and North Africa of animated series. The license agreement is for the broadcasting on DKids Channel of GON, animated TV series produced by Daewon Media Co and distributed by Mondo TV.   Source :…

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A U.S. Senate panel disclosed Thursday it is investigating pay TV competition and customer service issues and will call executives from top cable and satellite providers to testify. The investigation comes as the U.S. cable and satellite TV industry ranks among the lowest in consumer surveys over billing and other…

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Hubei Radio & Television Information Network Co Ltd Says it will pay a cash dividend of 1 yuan (pre-tax) for every 10 shares to shareholders of record on June 14 for 2015. Says the company's shares will be traded ex-right and ex-dividend on June 15 and the dividend will be…

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Sky Network Ltd and Vodafone Group Plc have announced a deal under which Sky and Vodafone's New Zealand unit would merge. Under terms of the deal Sky would acquire all of the shares in Vodafone NZ for a total purchase price of NZ$3.437 billion through the issue of new Sky…

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London-based Telit Wednesday entered into a strategic alliance with WE Components India to develop new business opportunities in the Internet of Things (IoT) domain. As part of this alliance, WE Components becomes a Telit distributor and design development partner in India and will play a key role in developing new…

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ITV America and veteran producer Helga Eike have launched Red Bandit Media, a production company focused on unscripted programming, with Eike as president. Red Bandit is part of ITV America’s portfolio, which includes the Leftfield Entertainment group of production companies and ITV Entertainment (as well as Thinkfactory Media, High Noon…

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NOS, Portugal's broadband and TV service provider, has selected the ZD4500 set-top from ARRIS International, plc for its new, immersive 4K service. Launching today, the new 4K service from NOS will offer the highest-quality entertainment experience in the country, allowing consumers to take full advantage of the growing accessibility of…

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Following its announcement in February to bring 1 Gigabit-per-second Internet speeds to residential and business customers using DOCSIS 3.1 technology, Comcast today announced it is beginning an advanced consumer trial of Gigabit Internet service to Nashville. Nashville becomes the second Comcast market to roll out DOCSIS 3.1, following Atlanta’s launch…

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Verizon Communications Inc plans to submit a second-round bid of around $3 billion for Yahoo Inc's core internet business, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Private-equity firm TPG was also expected to submit a second round bid for the assets before Monday's deadline, the newspaper…

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The E.W. Scripps Company has acquired popular podcast listening service Stitcher, which facilitates discovery and streaming for more than 65,000 podcasts to 8 million registered users. Stitcher is one of the most established and popular streaming audio listening brands. It is accessible via free iPhone and Android apps, on the…