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    Oi interested in TIM stake Edit Post

    Oi, the smallest of Brazil’s four national operators, is preparing to bid for a majority stake in the larger TIM Participacoes, as consolidation in the country remains on the cards. Rio-based Oi said it has asked Banco PTG Pactual SA to review options “with the purpose of enabling a viable proposal for the acquisition of the ...
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    AT&T reshuffle signals pursuit of mobile, enterprise crossover Edit Post

    AT&T Mobility CEO Ralph de la Vega will head a new unit combining the operator’s existing mobile and business solutions units, while insider Glenn Lurie takes over de la Vega’s old post. The move acknowledges the central role of mobile services in the enterprise market. More than 50 per cent of AT&T Mobility’s revenue comes from ...
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    Qualcomm could face EC patent probe – report Edit Post

    Qualcomm may be on the receiving end of an EU investigation stemming from a four-year-old complaint from a rival, Reuters reported. The complaint, made by modem company Icera (which was subsequently acquired by Nvidia), apparently alleged that the US chip giant had used “patent-related incentives and exclusionary pricing of chipsets” to discourage customers from doing business ...
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    Norway delays spectrum auction ahead of consolidation Edit Post

    A planned spectrum auction in Norway has been postponed, due to TeliaSonera’s ongoing acquisition of the Norwegian arm of Tele2. The auction of spectrum in the 1.8GHz band was scheduled to take place in January 2015, but the Norwegian Post and Telecommunications Authority said it will now set a new date for the process. John-Eivind Velure, assistant ...
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    Telefonica to discuss improved GVT bid — report Edit Post

    Telefonica’s board will this week discuss the possibility of making an improved bid for Brazilian fixed operator GVT in anticipation of a rival bid from Telecom Italia (TI), according to a Bloomberg report. A source said the new bid could value GVT at €8 billion and be presented prior to the board meeting of GVT owner, French ...

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    China Telecom’s profit rises 12% in H1 Edit Post

    China Telecom announced today its profit in the first half of the year rose nearly 12 per cent from a year ago to CNY11.4 billion ($1.85 billion) as revenue increased 5.3 per cent to CNY166 billion. The company said in a statement that it had faced “unprecedented uncertainty” regarding factors such as 4G regulatory policy, the ...
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    Vodafone – again – subject to AT&T speculation; inks Greek acquisition Edit Post

    There was renewed speculation that Vodafone Group is set to be the subject of a takeover bid from AT&T, sending its share price swiftly upward in anticipation, as the UK-based player also announced an acquisition in the Greek market. A deal between Vodafone and AT&T was mooted earlier this year, forcing the US player to issue ...


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    Sprint hits back at T-Mobile with cheaper unlimited plan Edit Post

    Now that their proposed merger is off the table, tension is increasing between Sprint and T-Mobile as both operators today (21 August) announced unlimited data plan offers designed to steal each other’s thunder. T-Mobile US is to offer a year’s unlimited LTE data to any of its ‘Simple Choice’ customers who can sign up Sprint users. Subscribers signed ...