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Time Warner Cable Inc.

Shareholders to give Time Warner Cable the will to reject Charter Communications' $62B offer

Time Warner Cable's 462% total returns may help convince its shareholders to reject Charter Communications' $62 billion offer or to not press for a sale. Time Warner Cable is seeking a takeover bid of $150 per share.

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Telenor

No sellers seen even as Scandinavian phone firms say takeovers beneficial- report

There are no sellers even as Scandinavian phone companies believe that mergers would benefit not only the region but corporate earnings as wel.

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Telecom Italia

Telecom Italia shareholders reject bid for board's removal by a slim majority

Shareholders of Telecom Italia on Friday thwarted by a slim majority a proposal by rebel investor Marco Fossati to oust its board. Fossati, the third-largest shareholder in Telecom Italia, may consider pursuing a legal challenge.

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Vodafone Group PLC

Vodafone inks 'domination' agreement after €7.7B takeover of cable company Kabel Deutschland

Vodafone Group has agreed on a domination agreement with Kabel Deutschland a few months after purchasing the German cable company for €7.7 billion. Domination agreements are used in Germany by acquirers who wish to gain full control of the company without controlling all the shares.

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Sprint Corp.

At least half a dozen banks vie to finance possible Sprint bid for T-Mobile -sources

Sprint chairman and SoftBank chief executive Masayoshi Son was reportedly meeting senior bank executives in New York. Sources said that banks are readying proposals for financing a bid by Sprint Corp. for T-Mobile US.

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Huawei Technologies Co

HUAWEI SAYS EXPECTS 4G REVENUE TO DOUBLE NEXT YEAR TO $4 BLN

HUAWEI SAYS EXPECTS 4G REVENUE TO DOUBLE NEXT YEAR TO $4 BLN

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Alcatel-Lucent SA

Alcatel union says management to sell corporate telephone systems business

The French Democratic Confederation of Labour (CFDT) on Thursday said that loss-making French telecom equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent SA will be selling its enterprise telephone systems business.

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Jack Ma

Bloomberg report says Jack Ma, Zhang Jindong poised to shake up China's wireless market

A Bloomberg report said Jack Ma and Zhang Jindong may be allowed to create phone companies in China with the possible issuance of their licenses this month.

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Dish Network Corp.

Dish Network mulls over 2014 bid for T-Mobile

Dish Network Corp., which lost out to Japan's SoftBank in its attempt to buy Sprint Corp., is looking to offer a bid to acquire telecoms company T-Mobile US Inc. Sprint last week said that it is considering to bid for T-Mobile.

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Nortel Networks Inc

Bankrupt Nortel Networks cuts over $3B in claims in reached deal

Three of the four largest claims against the US estate of bankrupt telecoms company Nortel Networks Inc has been resolved, reducing the bills the estate needs to settle by by $5.14 billion, said a Reuters report.

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AT&T Inc.

AT&T plans to divest its wireline assets in Connecticut for $2B to Frontier

On Tuesday, AT&T agreed to sell its wireline assets in Connecticut to Frontier Communications for $2 billion in cash in order to fund the US phone company's ongoing massive network upgrades.

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Marco Fossati

Telecom Italia rebel investor submits list of candidates for new board

Shareholders of Italian telecom company Telecom Italia are were said to vote this week on whether or not to oust its current board. Rebel investor Findim Group on Monday proposed candidates for Telecom Italia's new board.

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Comcast Corp

Comcast ties up with Khan Academy in free education on cheap broadband venture

Comcast Corporation and Khan Academy, a free online education portal, jointly announced its newest venture to promote free education of digital skills in low income families to increase adoption of broadband services.

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Wind turbines

US Infrastructure gets near-failing grade by civil engineers group

In its latest assessment for the infrastructure in the US, the American Society of Civil Engineers' (ASCE) assessment had given the nation's roads, bridges, rail, drinking water, waste water, solid waste and others an aggregate almost flunking grade.

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Telecom Italia SpA

BlackRock insists it complied with Italian disclosure rules on Telecom Italia stake

A report by Bloomberg read that New York-based investment firm BlackRock said it complied with disclosure rules in its Telecom Italia stake after a watchdog said in a newspaper interview that the firm may have not followed rules when it did not report an increase in its stake in the telecommunications firm..

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