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  • Jan 6- T-Mobile US Inc is buying wireless airwave licenses from Verizon Wireless to improve its high-speed network in a $3.3 billion deal and said it hopes to follow up with more spectrum purchases.

  • What cable operators, networks need to worry about Monday, 6 Jan 2014 | 8:03 AM ET

    U.S. cable and satellite Tv operators are now squaring off over the mobile apps that viewers are increasingly using to watch TV.

  • Internet-based services such as Netflix Inc have gotten millions of viewers accustomed to catching shows on tablets and phones.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 3- Phil Falcone's Harbinger Capital Partners, which controls bankrupt satellite company LightSquared, has asked a judge to reject a takeover effort by Dish Network Corp, saying its $2.2 billion bid for a chunk of LightSquared's spectrum is a "Trojan horse".

  • Dec 26- LightSquared is proposing a new bankruptcy exit plan with financing from Fortress Investment Group and other backers, as the U.S. wireless communications company seeks to avoid a sale to highest bidder Dish Network Corp..

  • The plan is backed by Fortress Investment Group, Melody Capital Advisors, JPMorgan Chase& Co and Harbinger Capital Partners, according to papers filed in Manhattan's U.S. Bankruptcy Court on Tuesday.

  • The plan is backed by Fortress Investment Group, Melody Capital Advisors, JPMorgan Chase& Co and Harbinger Capital Partners, according to papers filed in Manhattan's U.S. Bankruptcy Court on Tuesday.

  • Japan's SoftBank in talks to acquire T-Mobile: Sources Wednesday, 25 Dec 2013 | 11:07 AM ET

    Japan's SoftBank is in talks to acquire wireless carrier T-Mobile US and is discussing funding for a deal with financial institutions, sources say.

  • Dec 20- Japanese tech and telecoms group SoftBank Corp's Chief Executive Masayoshi Son held talks with at least five banks to finance a possible bid by Sprint Corp to buy a majority stake in T-Mobile US Inc in 2014, Bloomberg reported, citing sources.

  • Dec 20- The Federal Communications Commission said on Friday that Dish Network Corp could take more time to build a network using some of the wireless airwaves it has bought. The FCC sets deadlines and requirements for how- and how quickly- companies have to make use of the radio frequencies they own.

  • Dish eyes 2014 bid for T-Mobile: sources Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 7:13 PM ET

    Dish is considering making a bid for T-Mobile next year, potentially setting the stage for a new bidding war with Softbank according to sources.

  • EXCLUSIVE-Dish eyes 2014 bid for T-Mobile -sources Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 4:18 PM ET

    Dish Network Corp, which lost out to Japanese telecoms giant Softbank in its attempt to buy Sprint Corp several months ago, has since been sizing up T-Mobile US Inc as a takeover candidate and has talked to majority owner Deutsche Telekom AG about a potential deal, the three sources said.

  • Centerbridge abandons deal to buy LightSquared - WSJ Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 1:45 AM ET

    Dec 18- Private equity firm Centerbridge Partners LP backed out of its deal to buy LightSquared Inc, amid uncertainty over when federal regulators would clear the way for the company to build out its wireless network, the Wall Street Journal reported.

  • Midday movers: Dish Network, iRobot, 3M & More Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 12:44 PM ET

    Tuesday's midday movers:

  • Dec 17- Wireless service provider Sprint Corp and satellite television company Dish Network Corp said on Tuesday they would jointly develop a fixed wireless broadband service on a trial basis in Texas using Sprint's wireless airwaves.

  • Sprint, Dish to test wireless broadband service Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 9:17 AM ET

    Dec 17- Sprint Corp and Dish Network Corp said on Tuesday they would jointly develop a fixed wireless broadband service on a trial basis in Texas using Sprint's wireless airwaves. The companies said that the service would be available in limited areas of Corpus Christi, Texas, in the middle of 2014 and is expected to be expanded to other markets in future.

  • The FCC is now drafting rules for the auction that would reshuffle the ownership of valuable frequencies among TV stations, as well as wireless carriers, which are clamoring for faster speeds and better services for their devices. "I believe we can conduct a successful auction in the middle of 2015," FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said in a blog post on Friday.

  • Good news: Layoffs expected to be tame in November Thursday, 5 Dec 2013 | 7:31 AM ET

    The number of planned layoffs at U.S. firms dipped by less than 1 percent in November, with retail seeing the greatest number of job losses.

  • The FCC will auction the so-called H Block frequencies in the first opportunity the regulator has offered companies to acquire ownership of new airwaves since 2008..

  • On Jan. 22, the FCC will auction off the so-called H Block frequencies in the first opportunity that the FCC has had for companies to acquire new spectrum since 2008..

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