News tagged with telecom giant

Astral still in talks with BCE about takeover deal

(AP)—Canadian broadcasting and advertising company Astral Media Inc. said Friday that it is still talking with BCE Inc. in the hopes of finding a way to have the friendly takeover offer by the telecom giant win regulatory ...

Nov 16, 2012
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Nokia apologises for embarrassing PR gaffe

Beleaguered telecom giant Nokia apologised on Thursday for a video demonstration that led viewers to believe it had been filmed with its new smartphone but was in fact made with other equipment.

Sep 06, 2012
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Amazon in streaming video deal with Viacom

Amazon announced a deal with entertainment giant Viacom on Wednesday, building up its arsenal of television shows as it takes on video streaming market leader Netflix.

Feb 08, 2012
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Japan's Softbank unloads Yahoo! shares

Japanese telecom giant Softbank on Friday said it was selling the bulk of its holdings in US Internet firm Yahoo! to Citibank in repayment of a 2004 loan.

Aug 26, 2011
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AT&T's T-Mobile buy faces congressional scrutiny

US lawmakers grilled AT&T on Wednesday over its proposed $39 billion acquisition of rival T-Mobile USA, questioning whether the mega-merger would harm competition in the fast-growing wireless industry.

May 11, 2011
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