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Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. today announced that Sinclair and NBC have entered into a multi-year renewal of the NBC affiliations in three Sinclair markets, KSNV in Las Vegas NV, WJAC in Johnstown PA, and WTOV in Wheeling WV.  The NBC affiliation was also renewed by Cunningham Broadcasting Group, the licensee…

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Comcast Corp is considering a new offer for Rupert Murdoch’s Twenty-First Century Fox assets, despite an agreement in December to sell them to Walt Disney Co for $52.4 billion, according to people familiar with the matter. Comcast’s deliberations indicate that it believes it still has a chance to clinch a…

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Broadcom Ltd plans to unveil a new approximately $120 billion offer for Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O) on Monday, aiming to ratchet up pressure on its U.S. semiconductor peer to engage in negotiations, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday. The move comes ahead of a Qualcomm shareholder meeting scheduled for…

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Viavi Solutions Inc. ("VIAVI") today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Test and Measurement business of Cobham plc (LSE: COB) ("Cobham T&M") for $455 million cash consideration, subject to certain customary closing adjustments. The acquisition has been approved by the Board of Directors of each…

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Valence Media, a new leader in the entertainment industry, today announced its launch with the combination of three successful media companies: Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group (“Billboard-Hollywood Reporter”), dick clark productions (“dcp”) and MRC. Valence – with divisions or investments in premium television, wide release film, specialty film, live entertainment and…

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Argentina telecommunications provider Telecom Argentina said on Wednesday it would invest $5 billion in the country through 2020 to expand its network and improve infrastructure. The move comes as Telecom seeks to expand services following a loosening of local regulations. Earlier this month, the South American country's telecoms regulator implemented…

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Ixia, a Keysight Business and leading provider of network testing, visibility, and security solutions, today announced CloudStorm 25GE, an extension of the award-winning CloudStorm network security test portfolio. CloudStorm 25GE is the first cloud-scale, high density application delivery and network security test platform specially designed for hyperscale data centers, enterprises…

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Fujitsu Ltd said on Wednesday it had agreed to sell a majority stake in its wholly-owned mobile phone unit to investment fund Polaris Capital Group, as it sharpens focus on its main IT services business. The Japanese company said in a statement that it would retain a 30 percent stake…

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Align, the premier global provider of technology infrastructure solutions, today announced it is expanding its presence in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area, driven by millions of dollars of new data center projects from a growing Texas client base. The company’s presence in this key market reflects the growing demand for its…

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Pelican BioThermal Showcase Credo™ on Demand at Temperature Controlled Logistics Conference Conterra Ultra Broadband Holdings, Inc. ("Conterra") today announced the signing of an agreement to acquire affiliated companies, Network USA, LLC and Sun America, LLC (combined, "NUSA"), both Louisiana-based regional fiber-optic network services businesses. This transaction will increase Conterra's fiber…