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Verizon buys AOL for $4.4B in mobile bet

...and in marketing messages to customers.AT&T has taken a different tack. Last year, the company said it would buy satellite TV provider DirecTV for $48.5 billion so it could offer bundles of TV, Internet and phone services - just like cable...
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Empire Editorial: The price of a windfall

Saving $3.25 billion can be a bad thing.A few years ago, Dish Network - the satellite TV provider - bid $7.8 billion for the rights to bits of the wireless spectrum. (Wonder how radio stations keep from broadcasting...
Arafat's death becomes a whodunit of chocolate or trying out medicines brought by visitors from abroad.The investigation was dormant until the satellite TV station Al-Jazeera persuaded Arafat's widow last year to hand over a bag with her husband's underwear, headscarves...
Please stop the nancification of cable

...week, Sen. Stevens, chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee, hosted informal hearings on regulating cable and satellite TV programming. Stevens is under pressure from extremists who don't know how to operate the "off" switch on their...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Stevens predicted Friday that Alaska companies would organize to develop a system for giving rural Alaskans access to satellite TV and high-speed Internet service. The Senate legislation, which was approved Thursday on a 97-0 vote, would provide...
Distance education: Taking the body out of 'student body' telephone audioconference or satellite TV, students at various sites meet...They're watching and listening on satellite TV. With computers on and phones...of lectures by mail. UAS uses satellite TV to present the content of some...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...choice when it comes to who provides their cable TV. Satellite TV is a growing alternative - especially now that transmission...don't have that option yet. If this provides a boost to Satellite TV, so much the better. Competition is the answer. Share...
My Turn: High-speed Internet, TV for rural Alaska

...for Alaska, where only 60 percent of its residents subscribe to cable TV. The remaining 40 percent either rely upon satellite TV (but without access to their local TV channels), use "rabbit ears" to try and receive a far-away Alaska station...
This Day in History

...Spanish-American War, the U.S. cruiser Charleston captured the Spanish-ruled island of Guam. In 2004, the Arab satellite TV network Al-Jazeera aired a videotape from al-Qaida-linked militants showing a South Korean hostage begging for...
Grant to help Alaska tribe sell crafts online

...cabins and prefabricated government houses that dot the area lack running water, about half have phones and all have satellite TV, Dinero said. At the foundation's urging, Dinero's team also will undertake a comparative project with another...


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