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Tata Sons' Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata has made a strategic investment in telecom carrier Sabse Technologies Inc, started by Hotmail founder Sabeer Bhatia, the company said. The Silicon Valley-based company, which operates Sabsebolo - the popular communications cloud platform for small and medium businesses - did not disclose details of…

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A+E and Vice Media announced plans to rebrand A+E’s H2 cable channel, using Viceland as the working title for the network. The channel is scheduled to launch in early 2016 and will be distributed in about 70 million homes. The companies said it will feature hundreds of hours of completely…

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Three IT and telecoms industry veterans have become directors of Base Media Cloud after investing in the Storage-as-a-Service firm. Richard Pearce’s CV includes senior financial management roles with Xyratex, Seagate and IBM. Bob Rainford was chief financial officer of BT’s mobile division at the launch of the Cellnet (now O2)…

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Chilean operator VTR plans to invest over CLP 100 billion next year to expand its broadband and high-definition TV offer, reports website Economias y Negocios, citing VTR general manager Guillermo Ponce. The company intends to use the investment to increase the capacity of its broadband service by at least 25…

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 In August, foreign ministers from 10 nations blasted China for building artificial islands in the disputed South China Sea. As media around the world covered the diplomatic clash, a radio station that serves the most powerful city in America had a distinctive take on the news. Located outside Washington, D.C.,…

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Gray Television will sell all the radio stations it is set to acquire from Schurz Communications. Gray announced Monday it has reached agreements to sell them when the acquisition of Schurz Communications broadcasting assets goes through. "We originally intended to acquire and operate the Schurz radio stations for the long-term,"…

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Italian public broadcaster RAI and mobile telephony operator TIM have partnered for LTE Broadcast trials. On occasion on the closure of the 2015 Milan Expo, the two partners jointly offered visitors the possibility of trying out a Mobile TV service that provided access to live and on-demand content in HD,…

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The Kudelski Group said its OpenTV and Nagra France SAS subsidiaries have filed a patent infringement suit against Verizon Communications and its AOL division over claims that they are infringing on a batch of U.S. patents tied to streaming video services. The suit, filed in the United States District Court…

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UK-based internet service provider New Call Telecom is scouting for investors to pump $400-500 million to help recently acquired Delhi-based Wi-Fi company Ozone Networks expand outside India. "We are looking at strategic investors that really understand the benefit and strategies around Ozone and Wi-Fi in India," said Nigel Eastwood, CEO…

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In line with the government's 'Make in India' initiative, domestic handset vendor Karbonn will invest Rs 200 crore to set up a manufacturing plant at Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh. Last week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had laid the foundation stone for a dedicated mobile handset and electronics manufacturing facility at…