BCE Inc. receives final approval to buy MTS in $3.9-billion deal, Xplornet enters Manitoba market

After a nine-month review, BCE Inc. has won federal approval for its $3.9 billion acquisition of Manitoba Telecom Services, wrangling a deal with a small rural Internet provider to enter the province as a fourth wireless carrier to appease concerns the merger could hamper competition. The Competition Bureau and Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada…

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Twitter adds Periscope’s live videos to its Top Trends

Twitter’s recently launched “Explore” section will now feature live videos sourced from Periscope within its “Top Trends,” the company announced yesterday. The move will further integrate Twitter’s standalone live streaming app into its main platform, leaving even fewer reasons to keep a separate app dedicated to live streaming video around. The company has been criticized for its slow progress…

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