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AT&T Wants to Buy DirecTV for $50B

AT&T is in advanced talks to buy DirecTV for $50 billion, or about $100 per share, Bloomberg reported Monday. AT&T's plan is to turn the satellite company into an AT&T unit, and keep management...

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Netflix Speed Bell 1st, Rogers Last - Business - CBC News

A ranking by streaming company Netflix says Bell has the fastest internet speeds in Canada, and Rogers has the slowest. Netflix included Canada in its global rankings for the first time last...

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Netflix Canada to Raise Prices by $1

Netflix has officially raised its price by $1 for new members in Canada and elsewhere, while pledging that existing customers won't see fees increase for at least two years...

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Disney Acquires Iconic Japanese Cartoon Series Doraemon

Walt Disney is to begin broadcasting Japanese cartoon "Doraemon," the first time in the iconic series' history that it will play in English in the U.S. Some 26 English-dubbed episodes will play...

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Discovery, Liberty Global Acquire All3Media in $930M Deal

Discovery and Liberty Global have established a joint venture to acquire unscripted TV production group All3Media in a deal valued at $930 million. Deal calls for All3Media to remain an
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Breakthrough Entertainment Acquires Joker Films

Toronto-based Breakthrough Entertainment has acquired sales, packaging, and production company Joker Films. Joker's lineup of family films, thrillers, comedies Joker's lineup of family films...

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Maker Studios Creates Their Own Video Platform

Disney is in the process of acquiring Maker Studios, a deal that could be valued around $1 billion. Now, Maker is announcing exclusive content from Disney brands and from partnerships with other...

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Lionsgate Sets Power Rangers Movie as Franchise Starter

Lionsgate and Saban Brands are partnering to develop and produce a live-action movie based on Saban's Power Rangers property as the first film in a franchise. The movie deal was announced by Haim...

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