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Dish cries foul over US mergers

US satellite operator Dish Network has submitted an official filing with regulator the FCC, expressing concerns over two of the biggest proposed mergers on the table in the US market at present. Dish wants the pending Comcast and Time Warner Cable, and AT&T and DirecTV deals to go under the microscope.

TI buys AOL’s German broadband arm

Rupert Murdoch’s Time Warner has inked a deal to sell AOL Germany’s internet access business to Telecom Italia (TI) for Eur 675m ($856m) cash. The deal, which is subject to regulatory approval, will make TI Germany’s second largest provider of broadband with around 3.2 million customers after Deutsche Telekom’s T-Online. It will also increase Telecom […]

Update: more details on TI reorganisation

General Electric, Time Warner and Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. have all emerged as potential players in Telecom Italia’s proposed spin off of its mobile operation. The news emerged Wednesday, when Prime Minister Romano Prodi’s office released details of a meeting between Telecom Italia head Marco Tronchetti Provera and Prodi. The Italian government is reportedly outraged […]

Sprint to deploy Rev. A this year

US carrier Sprint Nextel Thursday announced expansion plans for its high speed wireless service and an agreement to carry VoIP traffic for Time Warner Cable. Sprint plans to begin its roll out of the 3G upgrade technology known as EV-DO Revision A during the fourth quarter of this year with coverage expected to reach more […]

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