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DirecTV joins Dish, cable operators in carrying Invicta women's MMA event on PPV

DirecTV said it agreed to carry a July 13 women's mixed martial arts pay-per-view event from Invicta Fighting Championships.

Cablevision reportedly lays off employees at OMGFAST unit

Cablevision officials declined to comment Monday on a report that it has cut some employees at its OMGFAST wireless broadband subsidiary in Florida.

Dish Network faces potential retrans blackout in 16 Media General markets

Dish Network said Media General is threatening to pull 17 TV stations in 16 markets unless it agrees to pay increased retransmission-consent fees by June 30.

Dish Network drops bid for Clearwire

Dish Network pulled its offer of $4.40 per share to acquire Clearwire, clearing the way for majority owner Sprint to take control of the broadband wireless provider.

Cox expanding hotel Wi-Fi service to cable systems nationwide

Cox Communications said it will soon expand the Hospitality Wi-Fi service it offers hotels to its cable systems nationwide.

Dish Network challenges Comcast, DirecTV with launch of SMARTbox hotel and hospitality product

Dish Network said Monday that it is expanding into the hotel entertainment and hospitality sector, launching a product called SMARTbox that can deliver 96 high-definition networks.

As DirecTV plays damage control, Dish Network waives fees for subscribers impacted by Colorado wildfires

Dish Network said Friday that it will waive fees for lost or damaged equipment to satellite TV subscribers impacted by wildfires in Colorado.

Clearwire board recommends Dish deal

In today's spotlight,  FierceWireless  takes a look at the decision of Clearwire's board of directors to recommend that shareholders accept Dish Network's offer of $4.40 per share for the broadband wireless provider.

Sprint's takeover by SoftBank OK'd by Justice Department

SoftBank's planned $20.1 billion purchase of a 70 percent stake in Sprint Nextel was cleared by the U.S. Department of Justice, giving a boost to SoftBank as it initiates a $4.2 billion bond offering.

TiVo stock drops 17% on settlement of Cisco, Motorola, Time Warner Cable patent suit

TiVo stock dropped more than 17 percent Friday after it announced that it would collect $490 million from the settlement of patent disputes with Time Warner Cable and rival DVR manufacturers Cisco and Motorola Mobility.