2013 to be another tough year for telcos, says Informa; TeliaSonera sells off NextGen Tel for$107M

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> Informa: 2013 will be another tough year for telcos, but OTT players not have it all their own way either. Release

> Verizon continues to use its fixed wireless LTE service to target the same rural wireline customers it sold to Frontier and FairPoint. Article

> TDS executives will present at the 2013 Citi Global Internet, Media & Telecommunications Conference in Las Vegas on Jan. 8, 2013, at 3:00 p.m. PST. Release

> TeliaSonera is selling its Norwegian subsidiary NextGenTel to Telio for NOK 601 million (USD 107.7 million). Article

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> Arris will soon become one of the world's largest set-top vendors as it has reached a deal to acquire Motorola Mobility's home division off of Google for $2.35 billion. Article

> Dish Network will increase the monthly fees on the majority of its subscription packages by $5 a month beginning in January. Article

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