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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Dec 13 2017

T-Mobile to launch TV service in 2018, buy Layer3 TV

NEW YORK T-Mobile US Inc said on Wednesday that it would launch a new streaming television service next year after buying startup Layer3 TV for an undisclosed amount.

Dec 13 2017

AT&T begins testing high-speed internet over power lines

NEW YORK AT&T Inc has started trials in Georgia state and a non-U.S. location to deliver high-speed internet over power lines, the No. 2 wireless carrier said on Wednesday, marking its latest push to offer faster broadband service to more customers.

Dec 12 2017

Comcast drops bid for Fox assets, leaving Disney in pole position

Comcast Corp said on Monday it had abandoned its bid for most of the assets of Rupert Murdoch’s Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, leaving Walt Disney Co as the sole suitor in pursuit of the $40 billion-plus deal.

Nov 29 2017

AT&T CEO says blackout ban shows company willing to settle DOJ fight

AT&T Inc's proposed seven-year ban on programming blackouts to distributors of some Time Warner Inc content shows that the company is willing to offer concessions to close its $85.4 billion bid for the programmer, AT&T's chief executive officer said on Wednesday. | Video

Nov 21 2017

CBS channels go dark on U.S. Dish network over fee dispute

U.S. satellite television provider Dish Network Corp's customers in 26 states lost access to local CBS Corp stations on Tuesday, following a dispute over the fees Dish pays to carry CBS content.

Nov 16 2017

Comcast, Verizon approached Twenty-First Century Fox to buy some assets: sources

Comcast Corp and Verizon Communications Inc have both expressed interest in acquiring a significant part of Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's assets, two people familiar with the situation told Reuters on Thursday.

Nov 15 2017

Sprint to offer free Hulu service in bid to compete with rivals

NEW YORK Sprint Corp will offer its unlimited data plan customers free subscriptions to the streaming service Hulu LLC, the companies said on Wednesday, marking the latest move by a U.S. wireless carrier to bundle content with mobile service.

Nov 08 2017

Sprint to accelerate network investment, CEO says

NEW YORK Sprint Corp will accelerate investment in its network as it plots a future as a standalone company, its chief executive officer said on Wednesday, days after the No. 4 U.S. wireless carrier and rival T-Mobile US Inc said merger talks had failed.

Nov 06 2017

Sprint shares plunge after T-Mobile merger talks called off

NEW YORK Sprint Corp's shares fell more than 13 percent on Monday after the No. 4 U.S. wireless carrier called off merger talks with T-Mobile US Inc and a wireless partnership with cable company Altice USA failed to appease investors.

Nov 05 2017

Altice USA, Sprint agree to wireless partnership

U.S. cable operator Altice USA will sell mobile service on wireless carrier Sprint Corp's network under a new multi-year agreement announced on Sunday, becoming the latest firm to enter the wireless market in a bid to retain customers.

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