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37 min ago | Reuters

Brazil telecoms battle heats up as Oi steps in

The battle over Brazil's telecoms market is heating up, with the country's biggest fixed-line firm Oi signaling it may make an offer for Telecom Italia's local mobile business.

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Related Topix: Telecom Italia SPA, Telefonica SA

4 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

Time Warner Cable has widespread outages

Time Warner Cable says a problem that occurred during routine maintenance caused a nationwide outage of its Internet service for hours on Wednesday morning.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, NaviSite, Time Warner Cable

4 hrs ago | KFVS12

Time Warner Cable has widespread outages

Chicago's beloved Little League champions are getting their own parade, from their ballpark on the city's South Side to Millennium Park downtown.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, NaviSite, Time Warner Cable, US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Charlie Crist, Florida, Florida Government

4 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

Time Warner Cable customers face early-morning service outages

A Time Warner Cable truck is parked in New York. Time Warner Cable customers nationwide experienced a widespread Internet outage in the early morning Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, NaviSite, Time Warner Cable, Business News, Federal Communications Commission

7 hrs ago | 680News

a Toronto Hydro worker is seen on the job in October 2011. the Canadian Press/Boris Spremo

Toronto Hydro crews have been working overnight to restore power to around 6,000 customers in the city's east end.

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Related Topix: Energy, Toronto Hydro

Tue Aug 26, 2014

NewsOK.com

China Telecom profit rises as mobile data grows

China Telecom Ltd., one of the country's three main state-owned carriers, says its profit rose 11.8 percent in the first half of the year as its Internet and mobile data businesses grew.

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Related Topix: China Telecom Corporation

Vancouver Sun

CEO Watson grows a golden stream at Sandstorm Gold

Some of television's biggest celebrities arrive at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles for the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on August 25, 2014 in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Nokia, Navteq, Wireless, Murphy Exploration and Production Company International, Energy, Oil & Gas, Mining, Goldcorp

Sys-Con Media

AT&T 4G LTE Available In Enterprise-Ozark, AL

Watch here to see several of the benefits AT&T 4G LTE provides, including: Faster speeds.

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Related Topix: AT&T, Cable & Satellite, ATT, Startups, Versant, Wireless, Emerging Technology, Ozark, AL, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi

Reuters

AT&T merges wireless and business units led by de la Vega

AT&T Inc is merging its wireless and business divisions into a single unit led by Ralph de la Vega, former chief executive of the company's wireless segment, a spokesman for AT&T said on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, ATT, Wireless, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology

Engadget

Glenn Lurie named CEO of AT&T Mobility as it merges with Business group

After nearly six years as President of Emerging Devices for AT&T Mobility, Glenn Lurie has been promoted to CEO of the division.

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Related Topix: AT&T, ATT, Cable & Satellite, Marketing, Gadgets

BroadcastNewsroom

Bell's 4G LTE wireless network now faster than ever

"Bell is committed to bringing the world's best wireless communications technologies to Canadians everywhere, and we're proud to announce significantly faster mobile data speeds in more places."

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Related Topix: Wireless, Emerging Technology, Bell Mobility

MacLeans

Rogers and Shaw announce Shomi to challenge Netflix

Rogers Communications is taking the fight for the future of television distribution to enemy turf: the telecom giant today launched Shomi , a subscription video-on-demand service launching in November to compete with over-the-top services like Netflix.

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Related Topix: Netflix, Startups, TechTV, Cable & Satellite, Rogers Communication, Rogers Communications Inc.

Sys-Con Media

DISH Names Warren Schlichting to Lead Programming, Media Sales

DISH Network today announced that DISH Media Sales Senior Vice President, Warren Schlichting , will assume leadership of the company's Programming group effective Oct. 1. Schlichting will succeed DISH Senior Vice President, Steve Swain , who has been appointed Chief Financial Officer for DISH , also effective Oct. 1. DISH Media Sales veteran Adam ... (more)

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, DISH Network, Television, Directv, Comcast, Media, Universal Television Group

Reuters

AT&T's DirecTV bid nearing approval - NY Post

AT&T Inc, has reached a tentative deal with antitrust regulators to pave the way for it to buy DirecTV, the New York Post reported, citing unspecified sources.

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Related Topix: ATT, Cable & Satellite

Sys-Con Media

KDDI to Build New TELEHOUSE Data Centers in Tokyo and Osaka

KDDI , the global telecommunications provider, announced today that it will invest 270 million dollars in building two new TELEHOUSE data centers, " TELEHOUSE OSAKA 2 " and " TELEHOUSE TOKYO Tama 3 ", scheduled to open in August 2015 and February 2016 respectively.

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Related Topix: KDDI, IT Services, Japan, World News

Sydney Morning Herald

Australian shares edge higher

Australian shares edged slightly higher on Tuesday, as overnight momentum from US and European rallies combined with gains in the big banks and Telstra to offset mixed corporate results and concerns about soft commodity prices.

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Related Topix: Telstra Corporation, Financial Markets

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Business Journal

Dish Network petitions FCC to reject Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger

Dish Network Corp. filed a petition Monday asking the Federal Communications Commission to block the proposed merger of Comcast Corp. and Time Warner Cable Inc., saying the "unprecedented consolidation" would cause "substantial harms" to Dish and other video providers.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Time Warner Cable, NaviSite

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

In July, ... )--California Real Estate Regional Center today announced the launch of its strategic relationship with NMS Capital Group, a Beverly Hills based multi-... )--PopeyesA Louisiana Kitchen today unveiled the $5 BonafideA Big Box, a full sized meal that includes either two pieces of Popeyes famous BonafideA fried chicken or three Ha...

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Related Topix: Investment Banking, Morgan Stanley European Fund, Financial Services, Morgan Stanley, answerthink, Computers, IT Services, August, CA, Alaska Communications Systems Group, Cable & Satellite

Lake Country Sun

Rapper arrested for firearms in shooting probe

Platinum-selling rapper Young Jeezy has been arrested on suspicion of possessing illegal firearms during an investigation into a fatal shooting at a rap concert in Silicon Valley, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Verizon, IT Services, Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA

GigaOM

Comcast touts diversity, blows off broadband issue as 64,000 comment on Time Warner Cable merger

The first round of public comments about the proposed merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable will close on Monday.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Comcast, NaviSite, Time Warner Cable, Wireless, Emerging Technology

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