April 19 - Comcast Corp is in talks with Charter Communications over selling or spinning off roughly 3 million subscribers worth approximately $18 billion to $20 billion as part of the divestitures related to its $45.3 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable, according to a source familiar with the matter.
Fri, Apr 18 2014
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April 18 - Telus Corp, one of Canada's dominant telecom providers, has won another chance to overcome objections by the government to its takeover of struggling wireless startup Mobilicity.
* To get $1.9 bln in dividends from Djezzy to pay down debt
MOSCOW, April 18 - Russian telecoms operator Vimpelcom said on Friday it had resolved an ongoing shareholder battle in Algeria with the sale of a 51 percent stake in Orascom Telecom Algeria to the Algerian National Investment Fund for $2.6 billion.
MILAN, April 18 - Italian yellow pages company Seat Pagine Gialle may cease to operate as last year's accounts showed "significant uncertainties", its auditors PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) said.
Thu, Apr 17 2014
* Proposed deal would merge Nos. 3-4 U.S. wireless carriers
SAN FRANCISCO, April 17 - Patent owner Intellectual Ventures cannot present key damages evidence in a lawsuit against chipmaker Xilinx, a U.S. judge has ruled, which could force an end to the bitter case between IV and one of its investors shortly before trial.
* Planned 2015 spectrum auction rules could put restrictions on largest carriers
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Regardless what voters decide in the November elections, there will be a major changing of the guard next year in the U.S. Congress as result of a number of key retirements.