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3 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Shawnee County selected to pilot broadband initiative

Adam Colgrove, left and Lance Doyal, both field network technicians with Cox Communications, demonstrated pulling fiber cable to hook up a new business.

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Related Topix: Shawnee County, KS, Cox Communication, Cable & Satellite, Cox Communications, Television, Education Etc., Buhler, KS

7 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

Telstra delays take 14 years

IT has been 50 days since Harper Edwards was thrust from her prep classroom to the oncology ward of the Royal Children's Hospital.

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Related Topix: Telstra Corporation, Cable & Satellite, TelstraClear, Next New Networks, Transaction Wireless, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

11 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

Comcast in talks with Charter over divestitures: source

Comcast Corp is in talks with Charter Communications over selling or spinning off roughly 3 million subscribers worth approximately $18 billion to $20 billion as part of the divestitures related to its $45.3 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable , according to a source familiar with the matter.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Charter Communications, Television, Ansonia, CT

14 hrs ago | Bryan County News

CenturyLink offers assistance program

CenturyLink is spreading the word about low-income assistance programs that help qualifying consumers obtain reduced-price voice and high-speed Internet services.

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Related Topix: Qwest, Savvis, Cable & Satellite, CenturyTel

19 hrs ago | TMCnet

Why Pivot?

In business, a pivot is a strategy change . When you look at brick-and-mortar companies like RadioShack, Sears/K-Mart, there have been strategy changes but not really what I would call a pivot - or even a course correction.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Sprint Nextel, IT Services, Ridgeland, MS

23 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

AT&T Inc. Earnings: Will Price Wars Crush Growth?

Despite new threats from smaller rivals Sprint has taken full control of its Verizon Wireless division to preserve its perceived lead in the wireless-network arena -- AT&T has experience with price wars and knows how to make the most of business lines even if they start to see overall growth decay.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, ATT, AT&T, Wireless, Emerging Technology

Fri Apr 18, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Insider Selling: American Tower Corp Director Unloads 10,000 Shares of Stock

American Tower Corp Director Raymond P. Dolan sold 10,000 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Thursday, April 17th.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, IT Services, American Tower

Business Wire

Pelican Products, Inc. Introduces New Lineup of Rugged Phone Cases

Backed by Pelican Products' Legendary Lifetime Guarantee of Excellence, the initial product lineup will include a Pelican ProGeara Voyagera Case for the Samsung Galaxy S 5 and Apple iPhone 5/5s, as well as a Pelican ProGeara Protectora Case for the Samsung Galaxy S 5. "Pelican's products have been a trusted brand for over 35 years with first ... (more)

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, AT&T, Cable & Satellite, ATT, iPhone

The Washington Post

VimpelCom Sells 51% Djezzy Stake to Algeria to Reduce Debt

VimpelCom Ltd. agreed to sell a majority stake in its Algerian unit Djezzy to the North African country's government, providing it with $4 billion in cash and dividends that will allow it to cut debt.

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Related Topix: VimpelCommunications, Mikhail Fridman, Business News

ITworld

Google lawsuit against Rockstar to stay in California

A Google complaint against Apple-backed patent consortium Rockstar will stay in a California court rather than be moved to Texas where Rockstar already has patent lawsuits against Google's Android partners, the California court ordered Thursday.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Nortel Network, Plano, TX

Lifestyles

Most actively traded companies on the TSX, TSX Venture Exchange

Bombardier Inc. . Aerospace. Down six cents, or 1.47 per cent, to $4.01 on 16.4 million shares.

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Related Topix: Automakers, Oshkosh Truck, Bombardier, Aerospace-Defense, Tele Leste Celular Participaes SA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Newborn kittens survive accidental truck ride

Two newborn kittens are being nursed to health after they wound up in a box of telecommunications equipment that was shipped from Hollywood to San Diego.

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Related Topix: Cox Communication, Television, Cable & Satellite, Cox Communications

Business Journal

Analysts: Sprint or T-Mobile will die without merger

While U.S. regulators would likely thwart that deal, analysts at New Street Research LLP contend their merger aversion would still inevitably lead to only three major U.S. carriers.

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Related Topix: T-Mobile, ATT, Cable & Satellite

Reuters

UPDATE 1-U.S. regulator reasserts goal to restrict AT&T, Verizon in auction

The top U.S. telecommunications regulator on Thursday reasserted his commitment to helping smaller national wireless carriers get access to valuable lower-frequency airwaves in the upcoming spectrum auction.

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Related Topix: AT&T, Cable & Satellite, ATT, Startups, Versant, Verizon Communications, IT Services, Verizon, Business News, Federal Communications Commission

KSBW-TV

Kittens accidentally packed in box, shipped

Two kittens are safe after they were found inside a box that was shipped from Los Angeles to a Cox Communications office near San Diego, Calif.

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Related Topix: Cox Communication, Cable & Satellite, Cox Communications, Television, Entertainment

Lifestyles

Telecom company Rogers doles out nearly $40 million on its two CEOs in 2013

Rogers Communications doled out nearly $40 million last year paying the two executives who held the top position at the telecom company.

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

Information Technology

Time Warner Cable Launches New Secure WiFi Hotspot Service 'TWCWiFi-Passpoint'

Cable has launched "TWCWiFi-Passpoint," a new national WiFi network that offers enhanced security while surfing the Internet on-the-go.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology, Cable & Satellite, Time Warner Cable, NaviSite

The Age

Markets Live: Stocks on sugar high

A late rally rally by miners built on early gains to end the trading week on a positive note leading into the Easter break.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Agriculture, Household Products, Wesfarmers, Telstra Corporation, Cable & Satellite, TelstraClear, Next New Networks, Transaction Wireless

Wed Apr 16, 2014

News Times

Charter Communications expands in Stamford

Slightly more than a year after arriving in downtown Stamford, Charter Communications -- which entered the spotlight following a failed bid for Time Warner Cable in February -- has signed for an additional full-floor lease for 37,000 square feet at 400 Atlantic St. The fourth-largest cable operator in the United States, Charter came to the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Stamford, CT, Cable & Satellite, Charter Communications, Television

Prince George Citizen

Triton partnership gets NEB approval for 25-year LNG export licence

The National Energy Board has approved an application by Triton LNG Limited Partnership for a 25-year licence to export liquefied natural gas from a port in British Columbia.

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Related Topix: Alcatel, Canada,

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