Netflix looks to raise USD 1.6 bln for new content, acquisitions

Netflix looks to raise USD 1.6 bln for new content, acquisitions Netflix said it has priced an offering of USD 1.6 billion worth of senior notes. The 4.875 percent senior notes will be due 2028. Netflix said it will put the money raised towards general corporate purposes, including content acquisitions, production and development, capital expenditures, …

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TIM teams up with Canal+ for content joint venture

TIM teams up with Canal+ for content joint venture TIM is strengthening its ties with majority shareholder Vivendi after creating a content JV with the French company’s pay-TV arm Canal+. The unit will build a premium video service, which TIM said it will use to spark demand for its fibre products. Activities will focus on …

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Cisco bolsters enterprise offering with BroadSoft buy

Major news because Boradsoft was a leader in IMS solution and Voice over IP Cisco bolsters enterprise offering with BroadSoft buy Cisco is expanding its enterprise portfolio with the acquisition of software company BroadSoft. The networking vendor will pay $1.9 billion in the deal, which has now been cleared by the Board of Directors of …

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Swisscom and Nokia sign public cloud pacts with AWS, Microsoft

Swisscom and Nokia sign public cloud pacts with AWS, Microsoft Swisscom and Nokia have bolstered their public cloud offerings through new agreements with Amazon and Microsoft. The Swiss operator is rolling out service suites to support enterprises as they migrate their IT infrastructure to either the Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Microsoft Azure public clouds. …

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