News tagged with cable operator

Dish Network offering to buy Sprint in $25.5B deal

Dish Network Corp. is trying to snag U.S. wireless carrier Sprint Nextel away from Japan's Softbank Corp., the latest sign that satellite dishes are losing their relevance in the age of cellphones that play everything from ...

dateApr 16, 2013 in Telecom
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Al-Jazeera pays $500M for Current TV (Update)

(AP)—Al-Jazeera has a growing reputation for serious news gathering and its reporters have won some of the biggest awards in journalism. What the Pan-Arab news network doesn't have is a significant presence in the U.S.

dateJan 03, 2013 in Business
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Google Fiber strikes deal to carry NFL Network

The National Football League has struck a deal with Google Fiber for carriage of its two cable channels on the search engine's new broadband distribution service it is offering in Kansas City, Mo., and Kansas City, Kan.

dateSep 07, 2012 in Telecom
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Liberia to get high-speed internet by October

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said late Monday the west African nation will get high-speed internet from October, as it connects to a fibre optic cable running along the west African coast.

dateMay 08, 2012 in Telecom
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Ergen lays out Dish Network's 10-year plan

(AP) -- Charlie Ergen, the billionaire who controls Dish Network Corp., has a 10-year plan to transform the satellite TV provider into a one-stop shop for Internet access, video and voice services at home and on the go.

dateMay 02, 2012 in Telecom
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