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  • WASHINGTON, Oct 24- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission expects a major auction of low-frequency airwaves to be pushed back to early 2016 from mid-2015 because of its complexity and a pending court challenge, an FCC official said in a blog post on Friday. The delay gives the FCC more time to sway TV station owners to participate and T-Mobile US Inc to argue...

  • Oct 21- Dish Network has stopped carrying Turner Broadcasting's channels, including CNN, Cartoon Network and Adult Swim, as the companies failed to renew their distribution deal. Turner Broadcasting, a unit of Time Warner Inc, said on Tuesday it worked for months to come to an agreement with Dish and accused the satellite TV company of "operating in a disruptive...

  • Oct 21- Dish Network has stopped carrying Turner Broadcasting's channels, including CNN, Cartoon Network and Adult Swim, as the companies failed to renew their distribution deal. Turner Broadcasting, a unit of Time Warner Inc, said on Tuesday it worked for months to come to an agreement with Dish and accused the satellite TV company of "operating in a disruptive...

  • Oct 21- Dish Network has stopped carrying Turner Broadcasting's channels, including CNN, Cartoon Network and Adult Swim, as the companies failed to renew a distribution deal. Turner Broadcasting, a unit of Time Warner Inc, said on Tuesday it worked for months to come to an agreement with Dish and accused the satellite TV company of "operating in a disruptive manner".

  • Turner channels removed from Dish amid pact spat Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 7:42 AM ET

    Dish Network Corp. said Tuesday that Turner refused to extend the overall deal. But Turner— a division of Time Warner Inc.— said in a statement that it has worked for months to come up with a fair agreement and that the two sides have been unable to reach a deal. Shares of Dish Network rose $1.47, or 2.53 percent, to $60.17 in morning trading, while shares of Time Warner...

  • At A Glance: The cost of cable vs. a la carte Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 4:11 PM ET

    Combining current streaming services including Netflix, Hulu, CBS All Access and the expected price of HBO's service, which starts next year, would run you about half of the average price of monthly cable and satellite television service. Even if other networks jumped on the standalone bandwagon, trying to buy all your favorite channels a la carte would add up...

  • Not so fast cordcutters_cable's not going anywhere Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 1:51 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Cord cutters rejoiced last week after HBO and CBS announced plans to sell stand-alone streaming services, a move that cable and satellite television providers have resisted for years. Get Netflix, throw in HBO, add a network here and there— why would anyone sign up now for cable? And smooth streaming costs money: to avoid so-called "throttling" during peak...

  • *Deutsche Telekom shares down 0.7 percent. FRANKFURT, Oct 14- Deutsche Telekom had already given up on trying to sell its near 67 percent stake in T-Mobile US before upstart French telecoms firm Iliad dropped its bid on Monday and is now looking to avoid having to stump up more funds for the U.S. mobile network operator, analysts and investors said.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 3- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said on Friday it paused its "shot-clock" on the review of the proposed $45 billion merger between the two largest U.S. cable providers, Comcast Corp and Time Warner Cable Inc.. The FCC, which will determine whether the deal is in the public interest, said it is stopping its informal 180- day clock to review...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 1- Three of the four largest U.S. wireless carriers and satellite provider Dish Network Corp plan to bid in the Federal Communications Commission's November auction of airwaves, according to initial applications released on Wednesday. As expected, the largest U.S. wireless carrier Verizon Communications Inc, No. 2 AT&T Inc, No. 4 T-Mobile US Inc...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 1- Three of the four largest U.S. wireless carriers and satellite provider Dish Network Corp plan to bid in the Federal Communications Commission's November auction of airwaves, according to initial applications released on Wednesday. As expected, the largest U.S. wireless carrier Verizon Communications Inc, No. 2 AT&T Inc, No. 4 T-Mobile US Inc...

  • The FCC is planning a so-called incentive auction for mid-2015, a complex sale of highly valuable low-frequency radio airwaves currently used by broadcasters to clamoring wireless carriers.

  • The FCC is planning a so-called incentive auction for mid-2015, a complex sale of highly valuable low-frequency radio airwaves currently used by broadcasters to clamoring wireless carriers.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 30- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is considering a change in how it regulates Internet TV, potentially putting it on the same footing as traditional cable and satellite television, an FCC official familiar with the idea said on Tuesday.

  • The case was brought by Brandon Coats, a former customer service representative for Englewood, Colo.- based Dish Network who was fired in 2010 after testing positive for marijuana.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 11- Verizon Communications Inc plans to launch an Internet-based television service in the first half of next year, its chief executive said on Thursday, in a move intended to shake up traditional cable and satellite TV services. In January, Verizon bought an Intel Corp venture to create a web-based TV service.

  • Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler told a wireless industry trade show he counted on them to prove their big interest in buying spectrum from television stations.

  • What to expect from CTIA's big wireless show Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 11:25 AM ET
    Various mobile devices sit on display at the Qualcomm Inc. booth at the International CTIA Wireless conference.

    Between Apple's big product unveiling, carrier pricing battles, and potential M&A in the works, the stakes are high for the wireless industry.

  • Legal use of marijuana clashes with job rules Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 10:40 AM ET
    Brandon Coats, who was fired for violating Dish Network’s drug-free workplace rules, despite having a medical marijuana card, in Denver, Aug. 28, 2014. Coats and other users are discovering that marijuana’s recent strides toward the legal and cultural mainstream are running aground at the office.

    Even as 23 states allow medical or recreational marijuana, experts say most businesses are keeping their drug-free policies. The NYT reports.

  • Sept 5- Dish Network Corp's chairman, Charlie Ergen, recently contacted Deutsche Telekom AG to express interest in acquiring the German company's unit, T-Mobile US Inc, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter.