Comcast to offer 1 Gbps to Minneapolis entrepreneurs; Calif. governor vetoes telecom bills

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> Comcast will offer 1 Gbps service to Minneapolis entrepreneurs at CoCo, a co-working space. Article

> Blackberry's planned selloff of parts of its business may be complicated by the Canadian government's blockage of a deal between MTS and an Egyptian company. Article

> California Governor Jerry Brown vetoed two telecom bills, including one that would have curbed the state's LifeLine powers. Article

> Telecom Italia wants at least $12 billion for its stake in Brazilian wireless carrier Tim Participacoes. Article

Cable News

> Broadcasters' beef against Aereo will likely go to the Supreme Court, with a petition planned to be filed on Oct. 15. Article

> Cablevision is an "unattractive" acquisition target due to its high penetration rate, Liberty Media Chairman John Malone said. Article

Wireless News

> Blackberry's co-founders may try to buy the company, a regulatory filing suggests. Article

And finally... T-Mobile US' plan to drop international data rates is targeted toward business customers, but may not sway them, analysts say. Article


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