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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.

Recovery in weak markets lifts Deutsche Telekom

T-Mobile owner Deutsche Telekom reported an upbeat set of second-quarter financial results today as previously weak markets such as the US, UK and Poland showed signs of recovery, reports Wall Street Journal. Weaknesses at these three markets had led to the German telecoms giant issuing a surprise profits warning in April.

T-Mobile UK boss targets revenue share growth

The new boss of Deutsche Telekom’s struggling UK mobile arm, T-Mobile UK, says the unit will focus on improving revenue share in the UK market as a strategy for recovery

T-Mobile and Sierra Wireless enter M2M alliance

T-Mobile has moved to strengthen its standing in the fast-growing machine-to-machine (M2M) communications market via a new alliance with Sierra Wireless, the US M2M specialist.

Report: UK rivals in race to acquire T-Mobile UK

The Financial Times has reignited speculation that Deutsche Telekom could be close to offloading its struggling UK mobile arm, T-Mobile UK, to a rival UK mobile operator.

Report: Deutsche Telekom mulls Sprint buy

T-Mobile USA’s parent company has called in Deutsche Bank to advise it on the potential acquisition of rival operator Sprint, according to a Sunday Telegraph report.

Reports: DT unlikely to buy Sprint in near-term

The likelihood of a major operator shakeup in the US appears to be diminishing following reports overnight that Deutsche Telekom is not preparing a bid for Sprint and will instead attempt to improve T-Mobile USA’s fortunes on its own.

T-Mobile USA eyes Clearwire, MetroPCS deals

T-Mobile USA is reportedly in talks to access network capacity from rival US operators Clearwire and MetroPCS in a bid to beef up its high-speed network, reports Bloomberg.

US operators clash over public safety spectrum

T-Mobile USA has stepped up calls for the Federal Communications Commission, the US regulator, to sell-off swaths of airwaves reserved for the emergency services to commercial operators. According to Dow Jones Newswires, the Deutsche Telekom-owned operator made its request in a letter on Wednesday, a day ahead of a US government hearing on the issue.