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T-Mobile US Inc’s $26 billion acquisition of rival Sprint Corp appeared to win the support of a majority of the Federal Communications Commission on Monday, in a significant step toward the deal’s approval. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, a Republican, came out in favor of the combination after the companies offered…

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Industry body COAI Wednesday said it favours minimum broadband speed of up to 2 Mbps (megabits per second) for 4G networks. Currently, the minimum broadband speed is 512 Kbps. Asked if the association was in favour of minimum broadband speed being prescribed at 2 Mbps, especially given the proliferation of…

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Vodafone Group Plc said on Monday that it had agreed to sell its New Zealand business for about 2.1 billion euros ($2.36 billion) to a consortium comprising of New Zealand-based Infratil Ltd and Canada's Brookfield Asset Management. Vodafone is looking to consolidate its businesses in Australia and New Zealand, with…

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Cellnex is still looking to buy assets, its chief executive said on Thursday, two days after the Spanish towers group splashed out 2.7 billion euros ($3.02 billion) on 10,700 mobile towers owned by French tycoon Xavier Niel. Cellnex made good this week on a pledge to step up the pace…

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Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc, the largest U.S. broadcast station owner, has reached a deal valued at more than $10 billion to buy 21 regional sports networks from Walt Disney Co, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. The deal, which would include sports channels in Los Angeles and Detroit, is…

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FirstLight, a leading provider of fiber-optic data, Internet, data center, cloud, and voice services to enterprise and carrier customers throughout the Northeast,  announced today new fiber builds and product introductions throughout the state of Maine. FirstLight has consistently undertaken projects to expand and enhance its fiber footprint throughout Maine to…

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Subex, a leading telecom solution provider, announced that it has been awarded a six-year deal with VodafoneZiggo, an integrated communications and entertainment services provider, to deploy its ROC Partner Settlement and Route Optimization Solutions. The solution will be deployed on a SaaS-based model for VodafoneZiggo's new Interconnect Billing Platform, replacing…

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Harmonic today announced that China Central Television (CCTV), the Chinese state broadcaster, has selected Harmonic's advanced media server for UHD playout. By simplifying the delivery of UHD channels for CCTV, Harmonic enables a more vivid television experience for more than a billion viewers. "As more and more consumers purchase UHD…

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Singapore Telecommunications Ltd said on Monday it has signed a partnership to enable the use of its cross-border mobile wallet platform in Japan, as the telecom operator moves ahead with its digital payments expansion. The partnership with NETSTARS, a Tokyo-based mobile payment technology company, will allow travelers to use their…

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Verizon Communications Inc beat rivals AT&T and Sprint in the race to launch the first fifth generation mobile services in two cities in the United States at an additional cost of $10 for customers with existing unlimited plans. Users in Chicago and Minneapolis will be able to avail the 5G…