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Telefonica merges German mobile, fixed networks

Telefonica O2 is to merge its mobile and fixed-line businesses in Germany in a bid to target the converged services market.

T-Mobile spooks market with shock profits warning

T-Mobile-parent Deutsche Telekom appeared to take investors by surprise yesterday by issuing a profits warning caused by weakening performance at its business units in the US, UK and Poland.

T-Mobile enters M2M space via ‘smart meter’ deal

T-Mobile USA has made a move into the fast-growing machine-to-machine (M2M) mobile communications space with the introduction of an embedded SIM module, reports the Wall Street Journal today.

Deutsche Telekom under pressure to exit UK

Deutsche Telekom is facing calls from key shareholders to consider selling its ailing UK mobile operation, T-Mobile UK, reports the Financial Times.

Report: T-Mobile UK could attempt Orange tie-up

The Financial Times speculates that UK competition authorities would be unlikely to veto a move by France Telecom to buy Deutsche Telekom’s UK mobile business.

Deutsche Telekom hit by EUR1.8B UK write-down

Deutsche Telekom reported a EUR1.124 billion net loss for first-quarter 2009 as the German telecoms giant was forced to book a EUR1.8 billion write-down at its struggling UK mobile unit, T-Mobile UK.

Deutsche Telekom resists calls to sell T-Mobile UK

The Financial Times reports that Deutsche Telekom will revamp its mobile-phone subsidiary in the UK and take a “long-term” view despite coming under pressure to sell the flagging unit.

DT on track for full year

Telegeography notes that, in an interview with German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Deutsche Telekom CFO Timotheus Hoettges said the company is on track to reach full-year targets for operating profit and free cash flow.

Report: DT eyes asset swap deal for T-Mobile UK

Deutsche Telekom is reportedly keen to make an ‘asset swap’ deal as part of its rumoured divestiture of its UK unit, T-Mobile UK, reports the Financial Times.

DT targets new mobile sales via German merger

Deutsche Telekom’s decision to merge its fixed-line and mobile divisions in Germany could boost its mobile revenues by hundreds of millions of euros, a leading executive at the firm said yesterday, reports Reuters. According to Niek Jan van Damme, head of sales and services at the German telecoms giant, some 29 million households in Germany are Deutsche Telekom customers and 58 percent of those have only fixed-line connections.