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Virgin Media - Has received regulatory and competition approval to acquire UTV Ireland, nation's newest free-to-air commercial broadcaster   Virgin Media - Agreement also includes a comprehensive 10 year output deal in ireland for itv produced programming   Virgin Media - Purchase price is expected to be funded through existing…

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Vodafone Business Services (VBS), the enterprise arm of Vodafone India, on Thursday, announced it has tied up with Google Cloud to offer G Suite to bring people together and help them work smarter. The "G Suite" has a set of intelligent apps -- Gmail, Docs, Drive, Calendar, Hangouts designed with…

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Nokia said on Tuesday it expects its primary addressable network equipment market to fall around 2 percent next year. The Finnish company said in a statement it expects the operating margin for its networks business to be in a range of 8 to 10 percent in 2017, and sales to…

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Buoyed by increasing demand, Chinese handset vendor Vivo today said it is planning to double its manufacturing capacity in the country by next year. "The current capacity is one million pieces a month and it is running at full capacity. We are looking at more space to set up lines.…

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Entered into service agreement for provision of digital terrestrial television broadcasting infrastructure, network facilities with MYTV In consideration of TM providing services to MYTV, MYTV shall pay to TM a total sum of 916.1 million rgt   Source:reuters.com

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British mobile phone group Vodafone reported a better-than-expected 4.3 percent rise in core earnings in the first half of the year, helped by improving trading in European markets like Germany and Italy. The world's second biggest mobile operator reported earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization of 7.9 billion euros,…

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Apple Inc is considering expanding into wearable glass headsets and has talked about the project with potential suppliers, Bloomberg reported citing people familiar with the matter. The wearable headset would show images, along with other information and may use augmented reality, according to the report. Chief Executive Tim Cook, who…

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Econet Media, and Discovery Communications today announced the start of a long-term broadcasting partnership for Africa. Four Discovery Networks channels; IDX, Discovery Science, Animal Planet and Discovery’s latest turbo channel, DTX, will join the African media company’s growing Kwesé TV portfolio upon the launch of the platform, offering a mix…

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Keppel Data Centres Holding Pte. Ltd. (KDCH), in collaboration with the Alpha Data Centre Fund (Alpha DC Fund), managed by Alpha Investment Partners Limited (Alpha), have jointly entered into a real estate and asset purchase agreement to acquire a data centre in Europe's key internet exchange of Frankfurt, Germany, for…

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Tata Communication has received approval from the Government of India and Competition Commission of South Africa to sell its South African subsidiary Neotel to Liquid Telecom. Liquid Telecom, majority owned by Econet Wireless Global, entered into an agreement to acquire Neotel in June. According to reports in June, Tata Communication…