Telefonica sells stake in Hispasat; Comcast takes on Netflix with Streampix service

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> DirecTV Latin America will present at the Deutsche Bank Media & Telecom conference on Monday, Feb. 27 at 11:40 a.m. ET. Release

> Delta Air Lines is debuting in-flight WiFi service on all of its Delta Shuttle flights between New York's LaGuardia Airport, Boston Logan and Washington National and between LaGuardia and Chicago O'Hare. Release

> TELUS wants convert its nonvoting shares into voting shares at its annual and special meeting of shareholders in May. Release

> Telefonica will sell its stake in satellite provider Hispasat SA for €124 million ($164 million) to Abertis Telecom as part of a broader effort to reduce debt. Article

> MegaPath's president of business markets, Dan Foster, was selected as one of CRN Magazine's 2012 Channel Chiefs. Release

> Comcast is taking on Netflix by introducing its own subscription video streaming service called "Streampix." Article

And finally ... Megaupload's Kim Dotcom was granted bail when a judge ruled that the file-sharing guru can't access funds that would enable him to leave New Zealand. Article

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