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49 min ago | Tri-cityherald.com

Cheaper wireless plans cut into AT&T 2Q profit

The Dallas company says it earned $3.55 billion, or 68 cents per share. That was down from $3.82 billion, or 71 cents per share, in the same quarter last year.

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Related Topix: AT&T, Startups, Telecom, Versant, ATT, Cellphones

1 hr ago | Light Reading

House Votes to Kill CableCARD Mandate

It's been seven years since the FCC's "seven oh seven" mandate banned cable companies from including integrated security in consumer set-top boxes.

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Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Comcast, Startups, TiVo, US News, US Senate, US Politics, Senator Jay Rockefeller, Republican, John Thune

5 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Frontier Communications Appoints Paul Quick as Senior Vice President...

Frontier Communications Corporation , a leading provider of broadband, voice, data and satellite television services, today announced that Paul Quick has been appointed Senior Vice President and General Manager of its Connecticut operations.

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Related Topix: Frontier Communications, Telecom, ATT, Marketing

7 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

TSX to advance amid strong earnings news; BCE set to privatize Bell Aliant

The Toronto stock market looked to start the session positive Wednesday amid a multi-billion dollar deal in the telecom sector.

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Related Topix: Telecom, Aliant, BCE Incorparation, Bell Mobility, Wireless, Boeing, Beverages, PepsiCo, Financial Markets

9 hrs ago | The Montreal Gazette

BC says it's privatizing Bell Aliant

BCE Inc. says it will buy the stake in affiliate Bell Aliant that it doesn't already own and will privatize the regional telecom company.

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Related Topix: Telecom, Aliant, BCE Incorparation, Bell Mobility, Wireless, Canada, World News,

10 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

BCE to take Bell Aliant private in $4-billion deal

BCE Inc., Canada's largest telecommunications company, said it would take Bell Aliant Inc private by buying the stake it does not already own in the company for about $3.95-billion.

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Related Topix: Telecom, Aliant, BCE Incorparation

14 hrs ago | The Age

Senate 'destroying' investment

Top business leaders are concerned the Senate budget impasse will deter foreign investment and make it harder for Australia to reach the growth target it is pressing on the Group of 20 leading nations.

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Related Topix: Telstra Corporation, Telecom, TelstraClear

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Reuters

U.S. House passes satellite TV law reauthorization bill

The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to reauthorize a law allowing satellite providers such as Dish Network Corp and DirecTV to bring in TV signals from other markets when subscribers cannot pick up local stations.

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Related Topix: Directv, Electronics

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Broadband activists to FCC: Hold Comcast accountable before Time-Warner deal

As part of its takeover of NBC-Universal in 2010, Comcast promised Federal Communications regulators that it would help give low-income residents better access to broadband, offering a bridge across the digital divide.

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Related Topix: Comcast, California, California Government, Charter Communications, Telecom, Television

WYMG-FM Springfield

Springfield AT&T Layoffs Total 188

Details about the layoffs come from a notice the company filed with the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.

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Related Topix: AT&T, Startups, Telecom, Versant, ATT

KMIZ

Stocks get a Chipotle and Comcast boost

Some days you wake up ready to run, and that's what is happening on Wall Street Tuesday as healthy company earnings give investors extra energy.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Comcast, Life, Food, Dining

BroadcastNewsroom

Lionsgate and Comcast Partner to Create Immersive Multi-Platform Movie Experiences

New Divergent App Launches Today Featuring Premium Content and Interactive Experiences For Xfinity CustomersBonus Divergent Content Designed for Digital Platforms Debuts in the Xfinity On Demand Digit... /PRNewswire/ --Lionsgate and Comcast today announced the expansion of their partnership to create uniquely immersive multi-platform experiences ... (more)

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Related Topix: Universal Studios, thePlatform, Comcast, Media, Universal Pictures, Television, Universal Television Group

Bellingham Herald

US stock futures climb as earnings reports roll in

Shares in the restaurant chain Chipotle and the cable company Comcast surged after they reported results that were better than Wall Street expected.

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Related Topix: Comcast, Dining, Financial Markets

America's Network

CenturyLink's Gowen looks back on what saved the bacon and ahead ...

After a nine-year tenure with CenturyLink and its predecessor company Qwest, Diana Gowen, senior vice president and general manager, public sector of CenturyLink, is retiring from the company.

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Related Topix: Qwest, Savvis, Telecom, CenturyTel

Deadline

NBCU Says Its Strong Upfront Ad Sales Cut Pricing Gap With Competition

NBC and cable networks led by USA "were trading at a 20% discount to our competition" in the cost-per-viewer of ad sales before the recent upfront market, NBCU chief Steve Burke told analysts this morning.

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Related Topix: Comcast

Bellingham Herald

Comcast 2Q earnings top views on Internet hookups

The nation's largest cable provider said Tuesday that net income rose to $1.99 billion, or 76 cents per share.

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Related Topix: Comcast, Arris Group, Telecom

Park Record

Comcast 2Q earnings top views on Internet hookups

Comcast Corp.'s second-quarter net income rose 15 percent to nearly $2 billion as it added high-speed Internet customers at a faster pace than a year ago and video subscriber losses moderated.

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Related Topix: Comcast, Arris Group, Telecom, Park City, UT

Sys-Con Media

GarminA GTNa Adds Capability with Connexta Cockpit Connectivity, WireAwarea and More

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. , the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today additional enhancements and new features for the GTN touchscreen avionics.

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Related Topix: Garmin, Telecom, Webs

Seeking Alpha

Comcast: Guidance On Time Warner Cable Deal May Drive Share Price

Management guidance pending Comcast's proposed acquisition of Time Warner Cable will most likely determine where the stock trades going forward.

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Related Topix: Universal Studios, thePlatform, Comcast, Media, Universal Pictures, Television, Universal Television Group

Phillymag.com

Comcast: Awful Retention Call a oeWhat We Trained Him to Doa

Following last week's embarrassing recording of a Comcast customer service rep chastising a customer for cutting the company's service, a senior official has admitted the employee was doing "what we trained him to do."

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Related Topix: Comcast

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