Enventis pays cash dividend to shareholders; Google considers plan to bring Wi-Fi service to payphone locations in New York City

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> Enventis has paid a cash dividend to shareholders for more than 65 years and increased its dividend the past four consecutive years, the most recent increase being the fourth quarter 2013. Release

> Google has become the latest technology company to devise a plan to use existing payphone locations to provide Wi-Fi to New York City consumers. Article

> CenturyLink's bilingual call center "El Centro de CenturyLink" celebrates 30 years of service. Release

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> Beset by what are now chronic ratings declines on U.S. linear television, many analysts believe the sale of CNN--a real possibility, with Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox circling parent company Time Warner Inc.--would generate only a modest purchase price. Article

> TiVo co-founders Mike Ramsay and Jim Barton have announced that they're shutting down their video streaming startup, Qplay. Article

Wireless News
> Verizon Wireless will launch its Smart Reward program nationwide on July 24, giving all of its postpaid customers access to its customer loyalty program. Article

> ROK Mobile, the recently launched music-focused MVNO, aims to have 1 million total customers within the next 12-15 months, according to a ROK Chairman and co-Founder Jonathan Kendrick. Article

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