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Oshean Inc., a nonprofit group formed to develop communications infrastructure in Rhode Island and nearby Massachusetts, announced the completion Friday of Beacon 2.0, a high-speed fiber-optic network connecting more than 100 schools, hospitals, libraries and government agencies. more
State and federal officials have given telecommunications companies the all-clear to improve or radically transform traditional telephone service. more
Since Joseph Hernon joined Towerstream Corp. as chief financial officer in 2008, its gross annual revenue has more than tripled, from $10 million in 2008 to more than $30 million in 2013. more
RootMetrics, an independent mobile research and testing organization based, announced last week that AT&T and Verizon Wireless tied for the No. 1 spot on the company’s RootScore report for Rhode Island, which measures network reliability and speed, as well as overall voice, data and text performance. more
The U.S. Supreme Court dealt what may be a fatal blow to Aereo Inc. and its dream of transforming the television industry, ruling that the Barry Diller-backed Internet startup is violating broadcasters’ copyrights. more
KVH Industries Inc. on Thursday announced its $48.9 million acquisition of Videotel, a London-based company that provides e-learning services, training videos and distance-learning courses for the commercial maritime industry. more
Executive director of Blackstone Valley Community Health Care talks about the organization’s new app for health and fitness tracking. more
KVH Industries Inc., a provider of guidance and Internet systems for the maritime and defense industries, reported second-quarter net income of $55,000, or zero cents per share, an improvement over the first-quarter net loss of $1.1 million but a 96.5 percent decline compared with net income of $1.6 million, or 10 cents per share, for the second quarter of 2013. more
Providence Equity Partners LLC is scrapping a plan to sell Brazilian mobile-phone tower operator Grupo TorreSur after bids fell short of its expectations, people with knowledge of the matter said. more
Amazon.com Inc.’s recent announcement that it would pay $970 million in cash to buy Twitch Interactive Inc., a hugely popular game-streaming service that is just over 3 years old, marks a key moment for telecommunications policy in the U.S. But the reason might be unexpected. more
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