The chair of the FCC proposed changes to the small-business discount rules in order to prevent large companies to take advantage.» Read More
For example, HBO has made its shows and movies available online for $15 a month to people who don't pay for cable, while Showtime has an $11- a-month service debuting this month. CBS and Nickelodeon also have Internet offerings that don't require a cable subscription. Rather, the Lifetime Movie Club service will let viewers watch a rotating pool of movies, about 30...
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler proposed the agency's first such cap on Thursday, and also dismissed T-Mobile US Inc's request for new limits on how much spectrum dominant carriers Verizon Communications Inc and AT&T Inc can buy in the next auction in 2016.. The FCC is expected to decide in coming days whether Dish abused the small-business discount program by...
WASHINGTON, June 25- U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler on Thursday proposed changes to the rules for government airwaves auctions to prevent big companies from tapping a discount program intended for small businesses. The program rules drew fresh scrutiny earlier this year after two companies affiliated with Dish Network Corp...
NEW YORK/ FRANKFURT, June 17- U.S. cable company Comcast Corp is not interested in buying wireless carrier T-Mobile US, a person familiar with the situation said on Wednesday. Manager Magazin of Germany, citing sources, had said earlier that the largest U.S. cable operator was in talks with T-Mobile US parent Deutsche Telekom AG about buying the No. 4 U.S. wireless...
*Greece talks suffer setback after IMF quits. *Apple weighs on Nasdaq; IBM on Dow. Greece said it would not cross its "red lines" as it looked to intensify political negotiations for an agreement, saying IMF's move to quit bailout talks was aimed at putting pressure on Athens.
June 12- Wall Street was set to open lower as optimism regarding a resolution of the Greek debt crisis faded with the International Monetary Fund pulling out of bailout talks. Greece said it would not cross its "red lines" as it looked to intensify political negotiations for an agreement, saying IMF's move was designed to put pressure on Athens.
*The International Monetary Fund dramatically raised the stakes in Greece's stalled debt talks late on Thursday, announcing that its delegation had left negotiations in Brussels and flown home because of "major differences" with Athens. *The University of Michigan's preliminary June reading on the overall index on consumer sentiment is expected to have...
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