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European parliament adopts 'net neutrality' law

Source: Business Balla | Apr 3 2014, 7:08am CDT | by Associated Press

AMSTERDAM (AP) — The European Parliament adopted a "net neutrality" bill on Thursday, barring Internet service...
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Vivendi sheds broadband unit for nearly $10 bln.

Sep 19 2014 6:26am CDT | Source: CNBC

Vivendi sealed a deal to sell its Brazilian broadband unit to Spain's Telefonica in a nearly $10 b ...
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Telecom Italia and Telefonica Compete for Vivendi's Brazilian Broadband Unit GVT

Aug 28 2014 4:24am CDT | Source: IBTimes UK

Telefonica increased its offer for GVT to €7.5bn, after Telecom Italia offered €7bn in c ...
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New York, Sep 30 (IANS) In a first, researchers have discovered that certain primordial stars - those between 55,000 and 56,000 times the mass of our Sun - may have died unusually by exploding completely and leaving no remnant black hole behind. | by IANS
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Santiago, Sep 30 (IANS/EFE) A 23-year-old Chilean man died after two years in a persistent vegetative state as a result of being shot in the head unintentionally by a law enforcement officer during a student protest in October 2012, his family said Monday. | by IANS

Telefonica And Telecom Italia Fight Over Vivendi's GVT Brazil Unit

Aug 28 2014 2:25am CDT | Source: Forbes Real Time

Telecom Italia has launched a counter-offer for the Brazilian unit GVT of Vivendi, trumping a bid by Spain's Telefonica and offering the French a large stake in the Italian group in what can become a fierce take over battle that can still attract other interest ...
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Telefonica Raises Its Bid For Brazilian Internet Provider Minutes After Telecom Italia Offers $9.25 Billion

Aug 28 2014 1:29am CDT | Source: Business Insider

MILAN (Reuters) - Telecom Italia said on Thursday it had offered to buy Vivendi's Brazilian unit GVT in a cash-and-share offer that values the broadband company 7 billion euros ($9.25 billion). The offer, which also envisages a merger between GVT and Telecom Italia's own Brazilian unit Tim Participacoes, outbid a 6.7 billion euros offer unveiled by Spanish telecom group Telefonica on Aug. 5. However, within min ...
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American Tower: Expansion Plans And Efforts At Improving Risk Profile Earn Bullish Thesis

Aug 14 2014 1:17pm CDT | Source: SeekingAlpha

By Equity Watch:I reiterate my bullish stance on American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT). The company recently reported strong results for 2Q14, primarily benefiting from the aggressive deployment of 4G services by U.S. carriers and by the sizeable investments of international carriers in network deployment. Moreover, AMT's strong revenue growth, coupled with efficiently lowered SG&A expenses, is ...
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Update: NII Holdings May File For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Aug 12 2014 11:45am CDT | Source: SeekingAlpha

By Andy Batts:NII Holdings (NASDAQ:NIHD) yesterday reported its consolidated financial results for the second quarter of 2014. The company said that it had a net loss of 77,000 subscribers in the quarter, bringing its quarter-end subscriber base to 9.4 million, a 6% decrease from the year ago period. Revenue slumped 23% in the quarter. Steve Shindler, NII Holdings' CEO, said, "Despite the actions we've taken to improve our operatio ...
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A Bright Future In Africa Makes Vivendi A Long-Term Buy

Aug 8 2014 2:50am CDT | Source: SeekingAlpha

By Lee Boy:Vivendi (OTCPK:OTCPK:VIVHY, OTCPK:OTCPK:VIVEF) is now a global Media company that operates on three main segments: Canal + (Premium pay TV in France and overseas), $5.3b revenue in 2013 (+5.9%) Universal Music Group, €4.9b revenue in 2013 (+7.5%) GVT (Telecom and Pay TV in Brazil), €1.7b revenue in 2013 (-0.4%) In 2013, the Group managed to refocus its strategy on Medias as Vivendi sold 88% of Activision Bli ...
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Update: TIM Participações Q2 '14 Earnings Show Potential For Development

Aug 1 2014 12:33pm CDT | Source: SeekingAlpha

ByAntonio Carradinha:TIM Participações S.A. (NYSE:TSU) is the Brazilian subsidiary of Telecom Italia (NYSE:TI), and has a strong market position in the business of Brazil's mobile telecommunications. Telefonica (NYSE:TEF) is now the largest shareholder of TI and is in control of the company together with other major shareholders. This is a problem because Telefonica is not allowed to own its Vivo unit, and also a relevant position in TIM. Whatever the solution - a breakup of ...
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