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  • TORONTO, Oct 6- Canada's major internet service providers must lower the wholesale rates they charge smaller rivals for access to their networks, the country's telecom regulator said on Thursday, saying it would protect consumer choice. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission said it has set lower interim rates that established...

  • TORONTO, Oct 6- Canada's major internet service providers must lower the wholesale rates they charge smaller rivals for access to their networks, the country's telecom regulator said on Thursday, in a move it said would protect consumer choice. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission said it has set lower interim rates that...

  • CBS has not publicly disclosed how much debt the unit plans to issue. Representatives of CBS and all of the banks declined to comment. CBS will use capital from the radio deal for buybacks and investing in the business, CBS Chief Executive Leslie Moonves told the Goldman Sachs Communacopia Conference this week.

  • The streaming music wars

    iHeartMedia CEO Bob Pittman discusses their new features, the competition and the future of radio.

  • The Justice Department had said in August that it would require the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, or ASCAP, and Broadcast Music Inc, or BMI, to only license music to digital streaming services, radio and television stations, bars and other music users if they could issue a "full-work" license. BMI challenged the Justice Department's...

  • Sept 15- Online radio service Pandora Media Inc launched "Pandora Plus," its new subscription service, on Thursday as it looks to gain market share amid stiff competition from Apple Inc, Spotify and Amazon.com Inc.. "Pandora Plus," also priced at $4.99 per month, will be available in the coming months on iOS and Android smartphones, the company said on Thursday.

  • Sept 13- Pandora Media Inc said on Tuesday it had signed direct licensing deals with a number of music labels, including heavyweights Sony Music and Universal Music Group, beefing up its music collection to compete with Spotify and Apple Music. Shares of the music streaming company fell 1.3 percent to close at $14.10. The company had 78.1 million active users as...

  • Sept 13- Pandora Media Inc said on Tuesday it had signed direct licensing deals with a number of music labels, including heavyweights Sony Music and Universal Music Group, beefing up its music collection to compete with Spotify and Apple Music. Shares of the music streaming company were up 4.3 percent at $14.90 in premarket trading. The company had 78.1 million...

  • DUBLIN, Sept 1- Apple expects to repatriate billions of dollars of global profits to the United States next year, Chief Executive Tim Cook said in a radio interview on Thursday, but did not specify exactly how much would be returned. Asked about the level of tax paid by Apple on profits in 2014, Cook told Irish broadcaster RTE that $800 million had been paid and that...

  • CURRENT ROUND OF TRANSATLANTIC FREE TRADE TALKS SHOULD BE HALTED AND A NEW SET STARTED, FRENCH TRADE MINISTER MATTHIAS FEKL ON RMC RADIO.

  • Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler

    The Federal Communications Commission voted to retain nearly all rules limiting cross-ownership of newspapers, radio and TV stations in the same market.

  • CBS Radio files for IPO

    CNBC's Seema Mody reports that CBS Radio has filed for a public listing that could be worth up to $100 million.

  • Tim Westergren, Pandora Media

    Pandora co-founder and CEO Tim Westergren announced that the company will release new products in the fall.

  • Offices at Pandora

    Corvex Management disclosed on Monday that it owns 9.9 percent of Pandora Media and urged the company to explore a sale.

  • Pandora down nearly 30% YTD

    Andy Hargreaves, Pacific Crest Securities, looks at Pandora's growth strategy.

  • Pandora shares slide as CEO departs

    Brian McAndrews is leaving Pandora as chief executive and will be replaced by founder and former CEO Tim Westergren. The "Squawk on the Street" crew discuss.

  • To stream or not to stream?

    Discussing the music industry in the face of changing technology is musician Charlie Mars.

  • Orson Welles

    Fans of Orson Welles' famous "War of the Worlds" broadcast can now snatch up a piece of radio history... for $20,000.

  • Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Check out the companies making headlines after the bell Tuesday: Fitbit, Spirit Airlines, Sonic & more.

  • Pandora radio

    A U.S. copyright board raised music royalty rates that Internet radio stations will pay, setting new prices at a range Pandora called "balanced."