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Atria Convergence Technologies operating under the brand name of ACT Fibernet as a fiber internet service provider, joined Cellular Operators Association of India as associate member. Rajan S Mathews, Director General, COAI in a statement said, “We welcome ACT on board as an Associate Member. The joint efforts of COAI…

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Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) and the Philadelphia Eagles today announced a seven-year agreement to extend its 25 year partnership with SportsRadio 94.1 (WIP-FM) beginning with the 2018 NFL season. This deal is part of Entercom’s strategy to expand on its position as the unrivaled leader in sports radio after…

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As part of its $103 billion bid to buy Qualcomm Inc, Broadcom Ltd has hinted that it would make big changes to Qualcomm's patent licensing business, a major cash-cow for the company but a source of bitter conflict with regulators and key customers including Apple Inc. But Broadcom has given…

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Rambus Inc. today announced that Cybertrust Japan Co., Ltd, a subsidiary of SoftBank Technology Corp., has selected the Rambus CryptoManager IoT Security Service for their Cybertrust Secure IoT Platform®, a comprehensive IoT platform-as-a-service. As a leading provider of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) solutions, Cybertrust will combine the services to provide…

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AFL, a leading manufacturer of fiber optic cable, equipment and accessories, has expanded its global footprint by entering the Indian market. AFL has partnered with Citadel Intelligent Systems Pvt. Ltd. (CIS), a Bangalore-based start-up, to manufacture optic fiber solutions for India and the rest of the world. Speaking about the…

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Altair Semiconductor (altair-semi.com), a leading provider of LTE chipsets, today announced that the ALT1210 LTE-M chipset has successfully completed AT&T's ADAPT chipset validation process. The ADAPT validation improves time-to-market and reduces the cost associated with the introduction of new Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Building upon the first live network…

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U.S. smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm is set to win "imminent" Japanese antitrust clearance for its $38-billion bid for NXP Semiconductors and gain Europe's approval by the end of the year with slight tweaks to its concessions, a person familiar with the matter said. Winning the green light from both competition authorities…

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Entercom Communications Corp. today announced that it has completed its merger with CBS Radio Inc. (“CBS Radio”), creating a leading American media and entertainment company and one of the top two radio broadcasters in the country. Entercom is now the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content in the…

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Broadcom Ltd said on Friday it completed its $5.5 billion acquisition of network gear maker Brocade Communications Systems Inc. Broadcom, which made a $103 billion bid for smartphone chip supplier Qualcomm Inc earlier this month, had agreed to buy Brocade in November of last year. Brocade's common stock will stop…

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CBS Corporation has completed its acquisition of Network Ten, one of three major commercial broadcast networks in Australia, it was announced today by Chairman and CEO Leslie Moonves. This transaction adds Network Ten to CBS Corporation's global content and distribution portfolios. In addition to core linear channel TEN, the deal…