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Rovi set to expand relationships with mid-sized cable operators

Rovi Corp. president and CEO Thomas Carson told investors Thursday during the company's fourth-quarter earnings call that it is in the process of expanding its relationship with several mid-tier cable operators.

Gemalto launches probe after report claims NSA, GCHQ hacked its system to steal SIM card encryption keys

SIM card manufacturer Gemalto said it has launched an investigation into how its systems might have been compromised following a report by The Intercept that U.S. and British spy agencies hacked its systems to steal millions of encryption keys for SIM cards made by the company.

GTT acquires MegaPath's managed services business, enhances multinational customer base

GTT Communications is enhancing its multinational customer base by reaching a deal to acquire MegaPath's Managed Services business, one that currently serves more than 500 large multinational business customers.

Discovery's Zaslav on TV Everywhere: 'Cable guys aren't getting it done'

"The cable guys aren't getting it done" on TV Everywhere. That was the terse message delivered Thursday by Discovery Networks CEO David Zaslav, addressing investors in the company's fourth quarter earnings call.

T-Mobile's Legere: We're already No. 3, if you discount inactive Sprint MVNO customers

T-Mobile US CEO John Legere essentially said that T-Mobile has already passed Sprint in terms of subscribers if inactive Sprint MVNO customers are taken out of Sprint's subscriber count.

Analysts optimistic about T-Mobile's 2015 financial prospects following Q4 results

For months, financial analysts have been worried that T-Mobile US' surging subscriber growth would hinder its profitability. They're no longer quite so concerned.

Cincinnati Bell's Torbeck sees growing potential in small cell backhaul

Cincinnati Bell may have left the wireless services industry by selling its spectrum and related holdings to Verizon last April, but the service provider is aggressively pursuing new small cell wireless backhaul opportunities in its serving territory.

DirecTV's White: OTT service is possible but not particularly profitable

DirecTV is considering matching rival Dish Network with its own over-the-top service, but the prospect of launching such a product doesn't necessarily excite the satellite operator.

Frontier's McCarthy: We won't expand U-verse

Frontier Communications enhanced its video service capabilities when it purchased AT&T's Connecticut operations, a deal that gave it the telco's U-verse platform, but for now the telco has no immediate plans to expand it into new markets anytime soon.  

FairPoint strikes tentative labor deal with IBEW, CWA unions

FairPoint Communications has reached a tentative agreement with its union workers represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) and the Communications Workers of America (CWA) unions, ending a four-month strike.