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Netflix goes live in France as part of Europe expansion

Netflix launched its service in France on Monday, with the US online streaming giant also announcing a deal with a French cable operator as it began the second phase of its European expansion.

10 hours ago from Phys.org

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Sprint Prepaid Plans Tweaked

The third largest carrier in the country today tweaked the Sprint Prepaid plans. For those who don’t know Sprint Prepaid is a relatively new service that the carrier launched earlier ...

9 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Danish TDC to buy Norway's Get for $2.2 billion

Danish TDC telecom group says it plans to acquire Norway's leading cable TV company Get AS, in a deal valued at 13.8 billion kroner ($2.2 billion).

16 hours ago from Phys.org

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Verizon To Offer Internet TV Service With Custom Programming In 2015

Could it be that a TV service provider finally 'gets it'? If you're like most people who subscribe to cable or satellite television, you have dozens if not hundreds of channels that you'll ...

Sun 14 Sep 14 from HotHardware

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HBO 'seriously considering' offering HBO Go as a direct-to-consumer option

Cord-cutters, rejoice! Time Warner Cable has dropped some hints that in the future it could shift from selling HBO Go, the streaming service that gives access to HBO's vast catalog of movies ...

Sat 13 Sep 14 from Techspot

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Sony online TV service to carry 22 Viacom channels

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Sony Corp secured the rights to carry 22 Viacom Inc channels, including Comedy Central and MTV, on its planned cloud-based television service, a step forward for its ...

Wed 10 Sep 14 from Reuters Technology

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Wireless experts create multiuser, multiantenna scheme to make most of UHF band

Rice University wireless researchers have found a way to make the most of the unused UHF TV spectrum by serving up fat streams of data over wireless hotspots that could stretch for miles.

Tue 9 Sep 14 from Phys.org

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FCC chief to wireless industry: I work for the American public

FCC chairman Tom Wheeler tells industry not to expect a free ride on any of the major issues his agency is now considering, including megamergers, Net neutrality, and the upcoming incentive ...

Tue 9 Sep 14 from CNET

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T-Mobile sues Chinese telecom giant Huawei

T-Mobile USA claims Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies stole its software, specifications and other secrets for a cellphone-testing robot nicknamed "Tappy" - and it's not happy.

Fri 12 Sep 14 from Phys.org

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Sprint CEO will cut costs to bring back customers

Marcelo Claure is focused on lowering expenses and prices as he tries to turn around the struggling wireless carrier.

Thu 11 Sep 14 from CNET

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