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2014-02-13 16:30:05

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog is calling on the U.S. Justice Department and the Federal Communications Commission to block Comcast's deal to buy Time Warner Cable for $45 billion because it is anticompetitive and not in the public interest. "Combining the two largest cable television providers into one company would create an unjustifiable monopoly that would have unfair power over consumers who would inevitably see prices rise and...

2014-02-13 12:22:51

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2014-02-13 12:22:28

LONDON, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:The Future of Africa Oil Refining Market to 2015 - Forecasts and Insights into Africa Refining Markets, Companies, Refineries The Future of Africa Oil Refining Market to 2015- Forecasts and Insights into Africa Refining Markets, Companies and Refineries is a complete source of information and analysis on Africa refining industry and is a compulsory source for all industry professionals...

2014-02-11 16:24:28

$131 million accretive transaction will nearly double company's station operating income INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emmis Communications Corporation (Nasdaq: EMMS) has reached an agreement with YMF Media to purchase urban adult contemporary WBLS 107.5 FM, the No. 2 radio station in New York, and its sister station, WLIB 1190 AM, NY's first African-American targeted station offering an urban gospel format, for $131 million in cash. Emmis, which already owns WQHT, HOT 97 in New...

2014-02-04 23:02:18

Connected Nation's statement from President and COO Tom Ferree regarding today’s announcement by President Obama that the Federal Communications Commission will invest $2 billion during the next two years on high-speed Internet in schools and libraries, and that $750 million in additional commitments from the private sector have been secured for the effort. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Connected Nation is issuing the following statement from President and COO Tom Ferree...

Broadband Internet In Schools The Focus Of New FCC Spending Bill
2014-02-04 04:40:04

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is set to reveal plans to double a fund devoted to bringing broadband Internet connections to schools and libraries, supporting a White House push to wire all American schools with faster connection speeds. Slated to be announced on Wednesday, the new spending will come from a reorientation of the $2.4 billion E-Rate program, which supplies money for “advanced telecommunications and...

2014-02-03 08:24:41

Chairman to Make First Public Remarks to Competitive Wireless Industry WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Competitive Carriers Association (CCA) today announced that FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler will deliver opening keynote remarks at CCA's 2014 Global Expo, taking place March 25-28, 2014 in San Antonio, Texas. Chairman Wheeler will speak on Wednesday, March 26 at 10:15am Central Time. CCA's Global Expo is the first wireless industry event to host remarks from the new...

2014-01-31 12:28:26

The following statement may be attributed to Mayo Flynt, President, AT&T Mississippi JACKSON, Miss., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) took a big step forward in approving geographic trials that will allow consumers to move to an all-IP, or Internet-based, network. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120612/DA23287LOGO) This move is important here in Mississippi as we seek to create economic opportunities and increase...

2014-01-31 12:28:25

The following statement may be attributed to Fred McCallum, President, AT&T Alabama BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday's decision by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to move forward with geographic trials shows a recognition that the future of our country will be greatly enriched by economic growth and innovation that will be generated by the evolution to an all-IP, or internet-based, network. (Logo:...

2014-01-31 12:23:30

ATLANTA, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement may be attributed to Beth Shiroishi, President of AT&T-Georgia: Yesterday's decision by the FCC to move forward with geographic trials signifies a recognition that the future of America will be greatly enriched by economic growth and innovation that will be generated by the evolution to an all-IP Network. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120612/DA23287LOGO) Georgia has benefited from the strong...