Stockholders at SkyTerra Communications have approved the takeover of the U.S. mobile satellite service (MSS) operator by hedge fund Harbinger Capital Partners. Harbinger said last September that it would seek to gain full control of SkyTerra, in which it previously held a 48% voting interest, in order to reinforce its influence on strategy. The hedge fund also owns a 28% stake in Inmarsat and has been seeking FCC approval to combine the two entities. However, provisions in a national ...

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