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Activist investor Elliott urged Telecom Italia’s (TLIT.MI) board to spin-off its fixed-line network, after Italy’s telecoms regulator gave an initial thumbs-down to a Vivendi plan to create a wholly-owned subsidiary instead. AGCOM said on Sunday that the proposal drawn up by former Chief Executive Amos Genish, appointed when French media…

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Nielsen  and Cox Media Group, LLC today announced a multi-year renewal agreement for television and audio measurement services. The agreement covers all Cox Media Group's local television and radio stations as well as CoxReps and Videa.   "We are pleased to continue our relationship with Nielsen as an integral part…

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Astranis Space Technologies Corp., building the next generation of telecommunications satellites to bring the world online, and Pacific Dataport Inc. (PDI), a company created for Alaskans by Alaskans to bridge the state's digital divide, today announced a signed agreement and commercial partnership to construct and launch the first-ever commercial Astranis…

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Sinclair Broadcast Group recently signed a multi-year lease agreement with LiveU that upgrades its fleet of hundreds of portable transmission units to LU600 HEVC for its newsgathering operations, ensuring the media company always has the latest bonded IP technology. The agreement immediately upgrades Sinclair stations spanning 80 production locations in…

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SK Telecom and Sinclair Broadcast Group today announced that they signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Harman at the '2019 CES' in Las Vegas to jointly develop and commercialize digital broadcasting network-based automotive electronics technology for global markets. Under the MOU, the companies will collaborate to build an advanced…

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SK Telecom and Sinclair Broadcast Group, one of the largest TV broadcasting companies in the U.S., announced today in Las Vegas that the companies signed a joint venture agreement to lead the next-generation broadcasting solutions market in the U.S. and globally. The two companies will jointly fund and manage a…

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5G is expected to transform the world we live in, and while there's a ton of excitement around the possibilities of the new technology, there's also a lot of noise in the industry. T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) wants to know what consumers really think about 5G, what they're excited for and…

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Tribune Broadcasting television stations in 24 markets across the United States are no longer available to Spectrum subscribers via the company's cable systems. The contract between Tribune Broadcasting and Spectrum expired at 5 p.m. ET today, Jan. 2, 2019.  Approximately six million viewers have lost access to the local news,…

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Sprint has been selected by the Kansas Corporation Commission to provide Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS) and Captioned Telephone (CapTel) service to the State, effective January 1, 2019. The Kansas Relay Service is accessed by dialing 711 and is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. It is a…

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Broadband provider Liberty Global plc said on Friday that it would sell its DTH satellite TV operations to M7 Group for a total enterprise value of about 180 million euros ($206.41 million) on a U.S. GAAP basis. Liberty Global’s DTH satellite TV operations serve four east European markets - Hungary,…