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  • De la Vega, 65, who is CEO of AT&T's Business Solutions and International unit, will be succeeded by Thaddeus Arroyo, who heads AT&T's Mexico operations, AT&T spokesman Fletcher Cook said. Kelly King, who was previously the president of the consumer mobile division in 12 U.S. states, will replace Arroyo as chief executive of its Mexico business, according to a...

  • This is the first Asian telco to livestream the NBA

    Globe Telecom's Ernest Cu talks about how the telco's partnerships with Twitter and the NBA give Filipinos more digital choices.

  • BERLIN— Several large German companies, including carmaker BMW, have pulled their ads from U.S.-based news and opinion website Breitbart due to concerns about its content, following a similar move by cereal maker Kellogg's. Supermarket group REWE, automaker BMW, Telefonica Deutschland, which is the mobile operator of O2, and restaurant chain Vapiano also told...

  • SAO PAULO, Dec 6- Oi SA Chief Executive Officer Marco Schroeder said on Tuesday that management plans to meet major creditor groups and potential bidders as early as next week, in a bid to accelerate efforts to help Brazil's No. 4 wireless carrier emerge from bankruptcy protection. Oi's 65.4 billion-real bankruptcy protection case, Brazil's biggest ever, was...

  • SAO PAULO, Dec 6- Oi SA Chief Executive Officer Marco Schroeder said on Tuesday that management plans to meet major creditor groups and some potential bidders as early as next week, in a bid to accelerate efforts to help Brazil's No. 4 wireless carrier emerge from bankruptcy protection. In an interview with Reuters, Schroeder said Oi's main shareholders and...

  • Dec 6- U.S. stocks were little changed on Tuesday, as gains in telecom services were offset by losses in energy stocks following a drop in oil prices. Brent crude prices fell over 2 percent, the first decline in five days, after data showed an increase in output from major producers, just days after OPEC and Russia agreed to a production cut. U.S. stocks have climbed...

  • Dec 6- Verizon Communications Inc, the No. 1 U.S. wireless carrier, is selling 29 data centers in the United States and Latin America to Equinix Inc for $3.6 billion, as the telecom giant focuses on its core business. The data centers being sold are located in 15 metro areas, including New York, Atlanta, Chicago, Bogota and Sao Paulo. Verizon has pivoted to mobile video and...

  • Dec 6- Verizon Communications Inc, the No. 1 U.S. wireless carrier, is selling 29 data centers to Equinix Inc for $3.6 billion, as the telecom giant focuses on its core business. The data centers being sold are located in 15 metro areas in the United States and Latin America, including New York, Atlanta, Chicago, Bogota and Sao Paulo. Equinix was advised by Evercore, J.P....

  • Dec 6- Verizon Communications Inc, the No. 1 U.S. wireless carrier, has agreed to sell 29 data centers to Equinix Inc for $3.6 billion. The data centers being sold are located in 15 metro areas, including New York, Atlanta, Chicago, Bogota and Sao Paulo. The sale represents Verizon's efforts to streamline its business and follows the divestment last year of a chunk of its...

  • People walk past an AT&T store in New York on October 23, 2016.

    Despite his tough rhetoric during the campaign, appointments made by Mr Trump indicate that his views on competition have changed.

  • Dec 1- A cyber attack on Britain's Talktalk Telecom Group PLC broadband affected "a small number of customer routers" on Thursday, the company said in a statement. "Along with other Internet Service Providers in the UK and abroad, we are taking steps to review the potential impacts of the Mirai worm", Talktalk said, adding it has put additional controls in place.

  • Single fibers of a fiber optic cable.

    Over the next five years, a massive network of high-speed fiber optic internet is coming to 20 states from Altice.

  • Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister featured in Game of Thrones season six finale.

    AT&T just made a move that is pretty much the nightmare scenario that internet advocates and pro-competition observers have been warning us about, says The Verge's T.C. Sottek.

  • SAO PAULO, Nov 29- Brazilian phone carrier Oi SA said on Tuesday that Dutch judicial authorities could compel bankruptcy proceedings for its two Netherlands- based units, which hold most of the company's bond debt. Oi said in a securities filing that it hoped that a bankruptcy process in the Netherlands, should it take place, would have no meaningful bearing on its...

  • People walk past an AT&T store in New York.

    AT&T announced that its mobile subscribers will be able to stream its new DirecTV Now service without using their data, The Verge reports.

  • JOHANNESBURG, Nov 24- A major investor in the parent company of South Africa's Cell C Ltd has launched a court challenge aimed at stopping the sale of a 45- percent stake in the mobile phone operator to Blue Label Telecoms, according to court papers seen by Reuters on Thursday. CellSAF holds a 25 percent stake in 3 C Telecommunications, which in turn owns Cell C, South...

  • Fiber networks are playing a more important role in India

    Global Cloud Xchange's Bill Barney talks about connecting cloud-enabled data centers to facilitate the 4G network roll out in India.

  • *Q3 net profit 394 million shekels vs 377 million forecast. JERUSALEM, Nov 23- Bezeq Israel Telecom renewed pressure on regulators to allow it to merge its services on Wednesday, as growth in broadband Internet services helped it post a smaller-than-expected fall in quarterly profit. Israel's Communications Ministry has been reluctant to allow Bezeq-- a...

  • President-elect Donald Trump gives a brief comment about 'Saturday Night Live' before his meeting with U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) at Trump International Golf Club, November 20, 2016 in Bedminster Township, New Jersey.

    Mark Jamison, the person Trump named to help with the FCC transition, also argued in favor of the AT&T and T-Mobile merger, reports Recode.

  • John Malone

    As they become more dependent on each other's services, the media mogul says much larger consolidation is ahead.

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