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Rockwell Collins Unveils ARINC Platform for Disaster, Relief Communications

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 20, 2015 — Rockwell Collins has launched a disaster communications platform that works to ensure connectivity for first responders and emergency workers, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Rockwell Collins said ARINC UrgentLink is designed to act as a backup network that does not rely on the local electricity …

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IBM Gets FCC ATO for New Federal Cloud Service

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 29, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Friday on IBM (NYSE: IBM) receiving Federal Communications Commission approval to operate its new cloud services and Softlayer data centers for the federal sector. According to a Nextgov report, the authority to operate applies to two facilities designed to handle government data …

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Level 3 Buy of TW Telecom Set for Nov. 5 Closure

Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) and tw telecom (NASDAQ: TWTC) shareholders have voted to move forward with Level 3’s acquisition of tw telecom,  which the companies expect to close before an earnings call next week. Level 3 said Tuesday the majority has also agreed on the allocation of common stock to tw telecom stockholders and to …

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FCC Approves Level 3’s Buy of TW Telecom, Shareholder Votes Set for Tuesday

The Federal Communications Commission has approved Level 3 Communications‘ (NYSE: LVLT) proposed $5.3 billion acquisition of business phone and Internet service provider tw telecom (NASDAQ: TWTC). Level 3 announced the receipt of the approval Friday and the transaction is subject to the approval of stockholders from both companies. According to the …

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Robert McDowell Named Partner in Wiley Rein’s Communications Biz; Richard Wiley Comments

Robert McDowell, a former senior member and commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission, has been named a partner of Wiley Rein‘s communications business based in Washington, where he will provide advisory services. The company said Monday McDowell will join three other former FCC commissioners in the practice and guide clients on …

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Former FCC Chair Julius Genachowski to Help Carlyle Group Manage Tech Investments

Julius Genachowski, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission between June 2009 and May 2013, has joined private equity firm The Carlyle Group as a managing director and partner for the U.S. buyout team. Genachowski will work out of Washington and help the firm identify opportunities to investment in the global …

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Maureen Del Duca Joins Northrop in VP, Deputy General Counsel Post

Maureen Del Duca, formerly a senior vice president and deputy general counsel at AOL (NYSE: AOL) has joined Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) as VP and deputy general counsel for litigation and investigations. She will be responsible for overseeing outside counsel regarding litigation, arbitration and investigation matters in her new role, Northrop said Monday. …

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Honeywell Has Full Approval to Acquire EMS Technologies, Tender Offer Expires This Week

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has received all the regulatory approvals required for its Egret Acquisition Corp. subsidiary to acquire EMS Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ELMG) for $33.00 per share in cash. Honeywell received regulatory approval from the Federal Communications Commission on Aug. 15. It previously had received early termination of the waiting period under …

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Honeywell Clears Hurdles in Acquisition of EMS Technologies

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has satisfied two closing conditions of its wholly-owned subsidiary Egret Acquisition Corp.’s cash tender offer to purchase all the outstanding shares of common stock of EMS Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ELMG). The company received early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976. Honeywell …

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