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Dish joins Sprint, T-Mobile to influence FCC on auction rules

Dish Network is joining forces with T-Mobile, Sprint, C Spire Wireless and a group of policy and public interest groups on a new alliance created to pressure the FCC as it creates rules for the 600 MHz incentive aucitons.

ESPN sues Verizon over 'Custom HD' bundle

ESPN is suing Verizon over the pay-TV company's new network bundling product, "Custom HD." In a suit filed Monday in New York Supreme Court, the Disney-owned channel says it's seeking to stop Verizon from "unfairly depriving" it of "the benefits of its bargain."

Analyst: Comcast was lucky the feds rejected TWC deal

Comcast was lucky to get out of an antiquated deal that was proposed before landmark events such as the launches of Sling TV and HBO Now fundamentally changed the pay-TV game.

Comcast's DC 'general,' Cohen, could take fall for failed merger attempt

The regulatory rejection of Comcast's $45.2 billion plan to merge with Time Warner Cable represents a huge, stunning defeat for the conglomerates' legion of lobbyists and corporate lawyers.

GreatLand Connections, the 5th largest MSO that never was, dissolves

Key among the collateral impact of the scuttled merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable last week was the simultaneous collapse of GreatLand Communications, a new cable company that was set to be formed as an adjacent part of the megadeal.

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