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The European Commission unveiled on Wednesday proposals aimed at making it easier for the 500 million consumers in the European Union to make online cross-border purchases, as part of a strategy to boost e-commerce in the 28-country bloc. The recommendations also require online video streaming services such as Netflix and…

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The Tunisian broadcasting corporation (ONT) has signed a multi-year contract with Eutelsat Communications (ETL.PA) (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) to broadcast its new subscription-free TV platform across North and West Africa. ONT has selected the powerful EUTELSAT 7 West A satellite to reach viewers across the region. A benchmark broadcasting hub…

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South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co said on Wednesday that it is launching a new tablet device in India for government and enterprise use equipped with iris-recognition technology. Samsung, in a statement, said the Android-powered tablet - called Galaxy Tab Iris - will be equipped with technology to allow…

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Partner Communications , Israel's second-largest mobile phone operator, reported on Monday a drop in first quarter profit and sales as competition in the cellular market continued to erode service revenues. Israel's mobile phone industry was shaken up in 2012 with the entry of a host of new operators, sparking a…

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The WIN Network has signed a new program supply partnership with Channel 10. The five-year deal will see WIN broadcast Ten shows including MasterChef, The Project and Family Feud as well as sporting events like the Big Bash League and V8 Supercars. The two parties have been in negotiations since…

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Maltese communications company GO plc has selected La Societe Nationale des Telecommunications (Tunisie Telecom) as the final preferred bidder for the sale of its entire issued share capital. GO, of which Tecom Investments of Dubai has a 60 percent stake, controls the lion's share of the Maltese telecoms market including…

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Mondo TV SpA Executed an agreement with New Information Tech for acquisition by latter of 50 percent of exploitation rights of Final Fight and Naraka series. Agreement for acquisition of 50 percent rights to Final Fight and Naraka series is worth $5 million for each project. Purchaser will also take…

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Homegrown telecom gear and optic fibre cable makers Himachal Futuristic Communications (HFCL) and Sterlite Technologies have emerged the lowest (L1) bidders for supplying nearly Rs 13,000 crore of equipment to Bharat Sanchar Nigam (BSNL), which is building a mega communications network for the armed forces. HFCL has put in price…

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Half of the European Union's member states on Monday called for the removal of barriers to the free flow of data both within and outside the 28-nation bloc to ensure the continent can benefit from new data-driven technologies. In a letter to the European Commission and the Netherlands - which…

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Every May, the TV networks announce their fall schedules to advertisers at an event called the upfronts. They aim to sell their new shows to ad buyers at the highest possible price, while the ad buyers try to stay skeptical. It's an antiquated ritual that, nonetheless, is enormously important to…