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Belgacom reports TV gains

Belgacom ended the fourth quarter with 1.593 million subscribers to its Proximus TV service, an 8.7% year-on-year increase.  Announcing its fourth quarter and full-year results, the firm said that its decision to group all of its services under the Proximus brand last year had resulted in “strong operational results” with Belgacom’s mobile customer base and […]

Dish makes US$25.5bn Sprint bid

US satellite TV service provider Dish Network has made a US$25.5 billion (€19.5 billion) bid for US wireless carrier Sprint Nextel.  The firm said that its proposed merger with Sprint would produce a combined company that is “better positioned for the future with more spectrum, products, subscribers, financial scale and new opportunities.” The offer rivals […]