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Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (APT) use Airspan's AirUnity launched Taiwan's first 2.6GHz frequency band TD-LTE network. AirUnity is an award-winning, innovative, all-wireless, plug-and-play indoor small base station. With integrated Backhaul and advanced AirSON algorithms, AirUnity allows operators to increase data coverage and upload/download speeds by an average of 300%, radically improving deployment…

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Twenty-First Century Fox  said on Monday that its 14 pounds per share bid for Sky Plc (SKYB.L) will remain open for acceptances until October 6. As of Monday, Rupert Murdoch-controlled Fox said it had received valid acceptances for shares representing about 0.07 percent of Sky. Rival bidder Comcast Corp (CMCSA.O)…

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The Communication Workers of America labor union, which opposes T-Mobile’s proposed purchase of rival Sprint, has written to all 50 state attorneys general to highlight potential job losses from the proposed deal as well as antitrust concerns. Attorneys general in New York and California have reportedly begun probes into the…

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Chilean telecommunications company GTD said on Wednesday it will install an undersea cable along more than 2,174 miles (3,500 km) of Pacific coastline to improve connectivity with its operations in Colombia and Peru. The project to lay the fiber optic cable, which will be submerged 2,000 meters (6,561 feet) below…

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The Federal Communications Commission, which is reviewing the planned merger of T-Mobile US Inc (TMUS.O) and Sprint Corp (S.N), said on Tuesday it has paused its review clock to give the agency time to analyze new and anticipated submissions from the companies. The FCC said it was pausing the informal…

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At AT&T, we've invested nearly $550 million in our Arkansas statewide wireless and wired networks during 2015-2017. These investments boost reliability, coverage, speed and overall performance for residents and businesses. They also improve critical services that support public safety and first responders. "Thanks to Arkansas state leadership that embraces legislation…

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Yahsat, a leading global satellite operator based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and wholly owned by Mubadala Investment Company, and Hughes Network Systems (HUGHES), a subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation, today announced an agreement to enter into a joint venture to provide commercial Ka-band satellite broadband services across Africa, the…

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AT&T* plans to introduce mobile 5G in parts of five additional cities – Houston, Jacksonville, Louisville, New Orleans, and San Antonio – this year. These new cities are in addition to seven cities where we've already announced plans to launch mobile 5G this year – Atlanta, Charlotte, Dallas, Indianapolis, Oklahoma…

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An inventor from Rochester, N.Y., has developed the ENHANCED SMART TELEVISION, a Smart TV that features several built-in conveniences, thus creating an all-in-one, home theater system. "My idea just came to mind. I thought of a way to simplify having everything a person could want in a television yet in…

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Liberty Global, the world’s largest international TV and broadband company, has launched a new Gigabit broadband speed service in Warsaw for the benefit of its UPC Poland customers. Warsaw is the second European city to launch this innovative service, following a similar roll-out in Bochum, Germany, in May. The new…