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  • No. 3 distributor Charter Communications Inc is expected to make Netflix available through its set-top boxes, joining more than a dozen top U.S. pay television operators adopting a model first rolled out in Europe. Altice NV is trying that approach in France, and the company aims to extend the deal to the United States, two sources with knowledge of the matter said...

  • Randall Stephenson, chairman and chief executive officer of AT&T.

    AT&T beat EPS, revenue and wireless adds estimates.

  • *Offers VEON app in Georgia, Pakistan, Russia, Ukraine. FRANKFURT, July 19- Global telecom operator VEON said on Wednesday it was making progress in its strategy to reinvent itself as an online player by introducing its messaging and mobile services app in four new markets, including its largest in Russia and Pakistan. Two more markets where VEON will offer the app...

  • TORONTO, July 18- Canada named Ian Scott as head of the commission that regulates the country's telecom and broadcast industries on Tuesday, tapping an executive who spent years lobbying the body on behalf of one of the country's biggest telecommunications companies. Scott will take over as chairman of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications...

  • BUENOS AIRES, July 7- Telecom Argentina SA and cable TV provider Cablevision SA will have to return broadcast airwaves spectrum to the Argentine government if a proposed merger between the two companies is to be approved, a source with the country's Enacom communications regulator told Reuters on Friday. Enacom and the National Commission for the Defense of...

  • MEXICO CITY, July 5- Billionaire Carlos Slim's America Movil argued on Wednesday against rules brought in by an overhaul of the country's telecommunications industry, saying in a statement they were unfair and had led to a loss of its business rights. In the latest chapter in a fight that could shape the future of competition in the sector, the supreme court is...

  • BUENOS AIRES, July 2- Argentina's Telecom Argentina SA and cable TV provider Cablevisión SA reached a merger agreement enabling them to offer so-called quadruple play services, a result of President Mauricio Macri's telecom sector reforms. Grupo Clarin, Argentina's largest media conglomerate, said last August it was spinning off Cablevision.

  • MEXICO CITY, June 26- President Enrique Pena Nieto and industry executives praised a three-year-old overhaul of Mexico's telecommunications sector on Monday as it faces a major challenge from billionaire Carlos Slim in the Supreme Court. It would have condemned Mexico to falling behind, " Pena Nieto told hundreds of government officials and industry...

  • CARACAS, May 26- In the mountains above Caracas, two government officials often stand watch over the antennas of TV news network Globovision, poised to take it off air if regulators object to coverage of anti-government protests, according to two station employees. In contrast to past waves of unrest in Venezuela, particularly during Hugo Chavez's 1999-2013...

  • NEW YORK, May 22- The S&P 500 Telecommunications Services Sector index as-we-know it may have to hang up on investors, as its creators are considering a restructuring of the once-hot index which has shrunk to just four companies from 14.. After years of consolidation and diversification, today's telecommunications sector would be unrecognizable to...

  • LONDON, May 16- Spain's Euskaltel said on Tuesday it had bought Telecable from Britain's Zegona for 701 million euros to create northern Spain's leading integrated telecoms operator. Zegona, set up to invest in European technology, media and telecoms companies, bought Telecable in 2015. "When we acquired Telecable in 2015, we identified the opportunity for...

  • LONDON/ MADRID, May 12- A huge cyberattack brought disruption to Britain's health system on Friday and infected many Spanish companies with malicious software, and security researchers said a dozen other countries may be affected. "We are experiencing a major IT disruption and there are delays at all of our hospitals," said the Barts Health group, which manages...

  • The Vancouver- based company's shares rose as much as 1.3 percent in morning trading to a record high of $46.29, then pared those gains to trade flat. Analysts had expected about 17,000 additions, according to Desjardins and RBC Capital Markets. Telus' national wireless business is bigger, more profitable and faster growing than its Western Canada- focused...

  • Pai has proposed reversing the reclassification and scrapping internet conduct standards, and has asked for comment on whether the FCC can or should retain any of the rules barring blocking, throttling or "fast lanes." US Telecom, the trade group representing major telephone companies that sued the FCC in 2015 over the rules, said Monday it will "review our legal...

  • *Shuaa Capital down despite swinging to Q1 profit. DUBAI, April 25- Stock markets in the Gulf most exposed to foreign trade held their ground on Tuesday, with Dubai and Qatar showing resilience in the face of disappointing results from blue-chip companies. In Dubai, shares of Emirates Integrated Telecommunications lost 3 percent after reporting a net profit of...

  • TORONTO, April 20- In a move seen as a victory for net neutrality advocates, Canada's telecom regulator said all data delivered online should be treated equally by internet service providers as it blocked one company's effort to leverage content to win customers. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission ruled on Thursday that...

  • TORONTO, April 20- Canada's telecom and broadcast regulator ruled on Thursday that all data delivered online should be treated equally by internet service providers, a blow to large companies seeking to leverage either their own or other companies' content to win customers. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission specifically...

  • NEW YORK/ PARIS, April 11- Altice USA, the cable operator that Netherlands- based Altice NV put together by acquiring Cablevision and Suddenlink Communications, on Tuesday filed for an initial public offering that seeks to raise $1 billon to $2 billion, according to a source familiar with the matter. Last week John Malone's Liberty Interactive Corp said it would...

  • FCC chairman Ajit Pai has said telecoms service providers exploited loopholes in the "Lifeline" program for their own gain and states should decide which companies provide the internet, mobile phone and fixed line services to poorer Americans. He said the agency would not defend prior FCC actions with regards the program in a case pending before the U.S. Court...

  • MEXICO CITY, March 9- Shares of billionaire Carlos Slim's America Movil slumped on Thursday after regulators ratcheted up antitrust measures aimed at breaking Slim's hold on Mexican telecoms, adding uncertainty to the outlook for his principal cash cow. America Movil was the cornerstone of Slim's rise to top the global rich list for several years, but a...