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Comcast's Roberts reassures DreamWorks staffers, may be thinking about Xfinity originals

A week after agreeing to pay $3.8 billion to buy DreamWorks Animation SKG, Comcast chief executive Brian Roberts visited the movie studio's lot in Glendale, Calif., reassuring employees that the conglomerate won't break up its purchase or move it to Philadelphia.

Dish and ACA: Nexstar should do 'baseball-style' arbitration on retrans if it wants Media General

Dish Network and the American Cable Association (ACA) filed further comments to the FCC, asking the agency to block Nextstar Broadcasting Group's $4.6 billion takeover of rival Media General.

Telia slammed by Swedish media over zero-rating offer

Telia incurred the wrath of Swedish media, which effectively accused the operator of infringing new European Union net neutrality laws by offering unlimited free access to social networks and apps including Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Twitter.

Vodafone UK now includes roaming in domestic plans

Vodafone UK became the latest European operator to announce it will not charge extra fees on top of domestic tariffs when customers are roaming, in a total of 40 destinations worldwide.

Ericsson wins MTN Ghana LTE network contract covering Greater Accra Region

MTN Ghana contracted Ericsson to deploy an LTE network in the region around the country's capital Accra-- a move the infrastructure vendor said would cover some 16 million subscribers.

Report: T-Mobile's next 'uncarrier' move to provide giveaways including company stock

T-Mobile's next "uncarrier" move will reportedly include a branded app that enables customers to win prizes from partners including Wendy's and Vudu as well as equity in the carrier.

Consolidated's Q1 asset maneuvers boost its fiber migration strategy

Consolidated is moving through a time of transition as it purchased Champaign Telephone Company to increase its footprint while selling its rural ILEC company in Iowa to Premier Communications and Winnebago Cooperative Telephone Association.

Sprint's 5G plans: No surprise to analysts

Sprint's plans to conduct 5G demos with Nokia and Ericsson during the COPA America soccer tournament next month didn't come to any surprise to analysts. After all, all the other major U.S. operators are conducting 5G tests, so why wouldn't Sprint?

Cincinnati Bell reaches 40% Fioptics penetration in mature markets, on track to slow build in 2017

Cincinnati Bell is seeing that in areas where it has been offering its FTTH-based Fioptics data and video services for a number of years, penetration rates continue to rise.

FairPoint won't see benefits of broadband sub adds from CAF II program until end of 2016

FairPoint is moving ahead with its CAF-II planning and buildout schedule, but it will take time to actually see how the program will impact the provider's broadband subscriber base.