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  1. Arena approaches millionth customer

    4:00 am 11/24/2006

    COLOGNE, Germany -- German pay TV group Arena is closing in on its goal of signing up one million customers in its first year of operation.Read more

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  2. TV18 inks deal with Australia Network

    4:00 am 11/24/2006

    NEW DELHI -- New Delhi-based broadcaster Television Eighteen India announced Thursday an exclusive distribution deal with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) to bring its infotainment channel Australia Network to India.Read more

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  3. Arden tops SOCAN awards

    4:00 am 11/24/2006

    TORONTO -- Canadian singer and songwriter Jann Arden was the big winner Wednesday night at the Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN) awards gala in Toronto.Read more

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  4. RAI exploring infrastructure merger

    4:00 am 11/24/2006

    ROME -- Italian state broadcaster RAI said Thursday that it is exploring a plan to merge its broadcasting infrastructure with that of rivals Mediaset and Telecom Italia Media as a way of cutting costs on the non-competitive side of the business.Read more

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  5. Microsoft meets EC deadline to avoids fine

    4:00 am 11/24/2006

    BRUSSELS -- Microsoft met the European Commission's deadline Thursday to provide it with key interface information, filing documentation that could save the software giant large fines.Read more

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  6. Italian court rules Berlusconi will stand trial

    4:00 am 11/24/2006

    ROME -- An Italian court ruled late Wednesday that controversial media kingpin and former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi will stand trial for corruption as planned. (Reuters photo)Read more

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  7. Blockbuster shares surge as Antioco ups stake

    4:00 am 11/23/2006

    Blockbuster shares jumped to a 52-week high before Thanksgiving on news that chairman and CEO John Antioco bought more shares and on expectations the company will sell its 128 stores in Taiwan.Read more

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  8. MTV calling on Youth in Philippines

    4:00 am 11/23/2006

    SINGAPORE -- Beginning next year, MTV will focus on Japan, Korea, India and China, which will take the bulk of new investment, MTV Networks International president Bill Roedy has indicated.Read more

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  9. Few radio opportunities left for PE to play with

    4:00 am 11/23/2006

    With radio giant Clear Channel Communications set to go private, Wall Street is discussing the likelihood of more radio station groups taking the route of a private-equity-sponsored buyout.Read more

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  10. Game Stop's revenues double

    4:00 am 11/23/2006

    GameStop Corp., the largest U.S. video game retailer, said Tuesday that it swung to a third-quarter profit on revenue that nearly doubled. It posted third-quarter earnings of $13.6 million.Read more

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