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This dynamic news feed provides a steady stream of global Telecom industry news. The feeds come from a number of respected news sources such as Reuters, Financial Times and Total Telecom aiming to provide a steady stream of the latest headlines. 

Telekom Austria buys Croatia's MetronetOpen in a New Window

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Telekom Austria on Thursday agreed to acquire Croatian altnet Metronet and merge it with its local operating unit, Vipnet. Metronet focuses primarily on the B2B market, offering voice, data…

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Ericsson staff cuts ahead of scheduleOpen in a New Window

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Ericsson on Thursday said its redundancy programme is ahead of schedule, which will result in higher-than-forecast restructuring costs for 2016. The kit maker is axing 3,000 employees in Sweden, through a combination of voluntary redundancies…

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BT, Huawei strike 5G research dealOpen in a New Window

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BT and Huawei on Thursday announced a wide-ranging 5G research partnership. The companies' work will centre on network architecture, a new air interface, network slicing, M2M and IoT, and security. As well as researching the technology itself…

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KDDI to acquire ISP BiglobeOpen in a New Window

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KDDI on Thursday struck an ¥80 billion (€654.2 million) deal to acquire ISP Biglobe from Japan Industrial Partners (JIP). The Japanese operator, which offers mobile services under the Au brand…

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AT&T and Time Warner defend $86bn deal in SenateOpen in a New Window

Takeover criticised by Trump also faces stiff opposition on Capitol Hill

 

Trump touts SoftBank pledge to invest $50bn in USOpen in a New Window

Japanese group expected to use new fund for investments in tech groups and start-ups

 

Telstra hires Juniper's Denholm as COOOpen in a New Window

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Telstra this week appointed Juniper Networks' former finance and operating chief Robyn Denholm as its new COO. She served in her previous role from 2007 until the middle of this year; Telstra credited her with leading the network equipment maker's 2014 turnaround…

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Fastweb in €45m swoop for Tiscali BusinessOpen in a New Window

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Fastweb this week agreed to acquire rival Tiscali's enterprise arm, Tiscali Business, in a deal worth €45 million. Under the terms of the deal, Fastweb will take over Tiscali Business' biggest enterprise and public sector contracts…

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EU gives conditional OK to Microsoft's LinkedIn buyOpen in a New Window

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The European Commission has approved Microsoft's $26.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn, albeit subject to conditions. Following an investigation, the Commission concluded that the deal does not have the potential to damage competition in the customer relationship management (CRM) and online advertising markets, but could allow Microsoft to harm rival professional social networks…

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Telefonica in Madrid massive MIMO trialOpen in a New Window

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Telefonica has conducted its first live test of massive multiple input, multiple output (MIMO) in Madrid, as part of the development work on 5G it is carrying out in partnership with ZTE…

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AT&T conducts 5G trial with business customerOpen in a New Window

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AT&T this week claimed a world first with the launch of a 5G trial with a business customer. The U.S. telco and hardware supplier Ericsson created a 5G network experience at one of chip giant Intel's offices in Austin…

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Deutsche Telekom attacks Ofcom over BT splitOpen in a New Window

German stakeholder says separation of Openreach ‘won’t work’

 

China Unicom launches UK MVNOOpen in a New Window

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China Unicom Global (CUG) has launched a U.K. MVNO service that allows customers to assign more than one phone number to a single SIM card. The service, called CUniq, runs on O2's network…

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Verizon sells 24 data centres to Equinix for $3.6bnOpen in a New Window

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Verizon on Tuesday agreed to sell 24 data centre sites to data centre operator Equinix for $3.6 billion (€3.35 billion). The all-cash transaction will see Equinix take ownership and management of 29 individual data centre buildings – amounting to 2…

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Ofcom fleshes out BT duct and pole plansOpen in a New Window

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Ofcom on Tuesday announced new proposals that aim to make it cheaper and easier for the U.K.'s altnets to deploy their own fibre on BT's ducts and poles. "Fibre is the future for broadband, and Ofcom is helping to deliver that through competition between networks…

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NZ to decide on Vodafone/Sky merger in FebruaryOpen in a New Window

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New Zealand's Commerce Commission announced on Monday that it will decide whether to approve the merger between Vodafone and Sky by 23 February 2017. In a brief statement…

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Vodafone names new enterprise directorOpen in a New Window

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Vodafone on Tuesday named Brian Humphries, COO of Dell EMC's infrastructure solutions group, as its new group enterprise director. He succeeds Nick Jeffery…

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Virgin Media bolsters mobile operationsOpen in a New Window

Cable group in talks to hire head of Tesco’s rival service

 

FCC accuses AT&T, Verizon of flouting net neutralityOpen in a New Window

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The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has raised concerns that AT&T and Verizon's zero-rated data programmes are in violation of net neutrality rules. The telco watchdog's wireless bureau chief Jon Wilkins outlined his arguments in separate letters to the telcos last week…

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Week in Review, December 3Open in a New Window

Glencore, Valeant, Airbnb, BT, and insurers facing higher asbestos payouts in the news

 

Small-cap focus: telecomsOpen in a New Window

Fibre debate has increased interest in smaller companies such as CityFibre

 

Mobile data giveaways create conundrumsOpen in a New Window

Customers like the offers but regulators worry about net neutrality

 

Fears ebb of Trump blocking AT&T-Time Warner dealOpen in a New Window

Executives confident deal can pass scrutiny after talks with president-elect’s team

 

Ofcom calls for more powers after BrexitOpen in a New Window

Regulator wants tougher rules to protect UK consumers from ‘oligopolies’

 

Huawei aims to help set 5G standardsOpen in a New Window

Chinese telecoms group targets lead role in next-generation technology

 

Sky keeps mobile service separateOpen in a New Window

TV group targets families with rollover minutes instead of following quad-play trend

 

Ofcom pushes for legal split of BT and OpenreachOpen in a New Window

Telecoms rivals dependent on infrastructure angry at lack of speed

 

BT / Openreach: meet the parentsOpen in a New Window

Legal separation will address complaints about poor service, but only to a point

 

Speeding points for fast companies from MayOpen in a New Window

PM sticks to her guns over mandatory publication of pay ratios

 

Is BT facing the chop?Open in a New Window

Ofcom starts to force a legal separation to give Openreach independence

 

Brazilian authorities urged to end Oi stalemateOpen in a New Window

Talks in country’s largest debt restructuring case grind to a halt

 

AT&T to launch live online television serviceOpen in a New Window

DirecTV Now hopes to compete with Netflix, offering 100-plus channels from $35 a month

 

BT names Mike McTighe as chairman of OpenreachOpen in a New Window

Move to appease regulator Ofcom’s concerns over independence of unit

 

Deutsche Telekom warns on cyber attackOpen in a New Window

German telecoms group investigates whether hackers caused network outages

 

Three campaigns for fairer share of UK mobileOpen in a New Window

Operator warns prices will rise for consumers unless regulator Ofcom acts
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