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Verizon buys $3.6bn AWS spectrum for LTE expansion

Verizon buys $3.6bn AWS spectrum for LTE expansion

Verizon Wireless has splashed out on $3.6bn worth of spectrum for its LTE expansion, grabbing 122 AWS licenses covering approximately 259m people from a joint venture made up of Comcast Corporation, Time Warner Cable, and Bright House Networks. The deal, the carrier has announced, will also include several produce and service agreements, allowing each company to sell the other's products and, eventually, each of the cable companies being able to offer Verizon Wireless service wholesale, likely rebranding it as their own wireless offerings.

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Warner Bros outs Flixter Collections video service

Warner Bros outs Flixter Collections video service

Streaming video has a huge potential for the movie studios and TV studios that make the content that many of us like to watch. Some of the studios have big plans for streaming video services even and one of the larger studios, Warner Bros, has now unveiled a new streaming video platform that sounds interesting called Flixster Collections. The CEO of Time Warner Jeff Bewkes talked about the service this week during an earnings conference call.

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Warner Bros. Buys Flixster To Compete With Netflix

Warner Bros. Buys Flixster To Compete With Netflix

Movie streaming must be hot right now. Not only has the current king in DVD rentals and movie streaming, Netflix, revealed their interesting in shifting completely towards streaming, but numerous new challengers have stepped into the ring with the latest movie-streaming contender possibly being a Warner Bros. and Flixster combo.

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Warner Music: “Spotify, and services like Spotify are ever-more meaningful”

Warner Music: “Spotify, and services like Spotify are ever-more meaningful”

Warner Music Group isn't quite ready to throw its proverbial licensing hat into the Spotify ring with Sony Music, but it sounds like the label isn't quite as anti-streaming as it was once reported to be. On the company's financial results call today, CEO Edgar Bronfman Jr. revealed that Warner "do see Spotify, and services like Spotify, as ever-more meaningful for our results."

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Samsung out smart TV plans: Time Warner & Comcast apps; DirecTV streaming & Adobe AIR

Samsung out smart TV plans: Time Warner & Comcast apps; DirecTV streaming & Adobe AIR

Samsung is making moves to kill off the cable STB, and feathering its Galaxy Tab media line-up at the same time. The Korean company has announced partnerships with DirecTV, Time Warner Cable and Comcast that will see digital content services from the three companies feature on upcoming Samsung smart TV sets. However, it will also see Time Warner's cable service and Comcast's Xfinity available as an app on the Galaxy Tab.

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Happy with Netflix/Redbox 28-Day Delays? Warner Bros is too, and Wants More!

Happy with Netflix/Redbox 28-Day Delays? Warner Bros is too, and Wants More!

Early 2010, Warner Brothers studios pressured Redbox and Netflix into delaying rental releases by 28 days in hopes of people deciding they needed the movies as fast as they could get them, getting them then to purchase the movies from the store rather than renting. Apparently they succeeded, or at least they say they succeeded siting a 15% increase in packaged media sales since the 28 day decree. Now WB may be increasing the delay to see if sales increase even more.

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The Daily Slash: September 30th 2010

The Daily Slash: September 30th 2010

As we mark the last hours of the final day of September, we're left with only one thing to do: The Daily Slash. So, welcome to tonight's edition. In our story from around the Web, it looks like Time Warner's CEO is chiming in about Apple TV's pricing, and he's not a fan. And then, just as we do every night, we'll wrap up what's been going on in the R3 Media Network.

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Hulu Plus Could be Adding CBS and Time Warner in Time for Paid Subscription

Hulu Plus Could be Adding CBS and Time Warner in Time for Paid Subscription

Until we get some kind of official confirmation, we're still sticking to Hulu Plus. It just has that kind of ring to it that we can't ignore. And it's been awhile since we last heard anything about the subscription-based service for one of the Internet's most popular video streaming services. While we already know that the subscription service will likely appear on Microsoft's Xbox 360 and Apple's iPad, the content of that subscription has been tossed around all willy-nilly. Thanks to a leak, though, we can start to see what may be utilized as content.

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Time Warner and NBC Will Remain Flash-Focused

Time Warner and NBC Will Remain Flash-Focused

Apple's iPad is something of a powerhouse when it comes to videos, or at least that's what Apple wants you to think of their tablet device. And, if you were to watch the antics of ABC and Netflix, then you might think that's true. But, they're not the only sources of video out there, and even if CBS and others are focusing on the transition to HTML5 themselves, there's still some companies out there that believe Flash is still where the focus of the Internet is. For example, Time Warner and NBC dont' feel the need to switch.

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