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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. 

Altice to rebrand businesses in bid to reposition itselfOpen in a New Window

Acquisitive cable, telecoms and ad group looks to single name to help unite activities


US cablecos strike $2.4bn merger dealOpen in a New Window

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U.S. cable provider RCN Telecom late on Monday agreed a $2.37 billion (€2.11 billion) acquisition of Wave Broadband. RCN is owned by private equity firm TPG Capital and offers triple-play services in major cities on the East Coast…

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NTT DoCoMo, Ericsson to show off live network slicingOpen in a New Window

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NTT DoCoMo and Ericsson on Tuesday announced plans to conduct what they claim will be the world's first live network slicing demonstration. Network slicing is when a single physical network is effectively partitioned into multiple virtual networks…

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Telenor Myanmar bags 1800-MHz spectrum for $80mOpen in a New Window

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Telenor Myanmar has paid $80 million (€71.1 million) for 2x10 MHz of 1800-MHz spectrum. The technology-neutral licence is valid for 12 years. It was awarded by the Ministry of Transport and Communications' Posts and Telecommunications Department (PTD) via the direct allocation method…

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Nokia, Apple settle patent spatOpen in a New Window

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Nokia and Apple on Tuesday settled their patent-licensing dispute and established a so-called business collaboration agreement. The spat kicked off in late December, when Apple filed a lawsuit accusing Nokia and its partners of trying to extract exorbitant patent revenues from the iPhone maker…

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BT faces potential £232m tax bill in BrazilOpen in a New Window

Disclosure comes against backdrop of Italian scandal in Global Services division


Telia splashes out €165m on cloud services providerOpen in a New Window

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Telia Company on Monday agreed to buy Finnish cloud services provider Nebula in a deal valuing the company at €165 million. Nebula offers automated, standardised cloud infrastructure targeted at the SME and SoHo segment…

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Telefonica becomes latest telco to join 5GAAOpen in a New Window

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Telefonica has become the latest big operator to jump on board the 5G Automotive Association (5GAA). The Spanish incumbent made the move last Thursday, the day before Samsung revealed it has been elected to the industry group's board. Telefonica joins several telco luminaries at the 5GAA…

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Jio snatches fourth spot from BSNLOpen in a New Window

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Reliance Jio Infocomm overtook Indian incumbent BSNL in March to become the country's fourth-largest mobile operator, new stats from the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) reveal…

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Softbank Vision Fund reaches $93bnOpen in a New Window

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Softbank's ambitious venture capital fund has brought to an end its first funding round, raising $93 billion (€82.7 billion). The Softbank Vision Fund's new investors include Apple, Foxconn, Qualcomm, Sharp, and the U…

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Orange to buy systems integratorOpen in a New Window

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Orange this week entered exclusive talks to acquire consultancy firm Business & Decision (B&D). Based in Paris, and with offices across Europe, and in the Americas, Russia, North Africa, the Middle East and India, B&amp…

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Ericsson in IoT partnership with MicrosoftOpen in a New Window

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Ericsson and Microsoft on Friday established an Internet of Things (IoT) partnership designed to make it easier for enterprises to launch mobile network-based IoT services…

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US cable, wireless mega-merger could be on the horizonOpen in a New Window

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"What about, Sprint, T-Mobile [US], and a coalition of Comcast and Charter, and the value-creation that could come out of that?" This was one exciting, and at this moment in time, purely hypothetical scenario proffered by Braxton Carter, chief financial officer of T-Mobile US – the self-styled 'Uncarrier' – at an investor conference on Thursday. Until now, comments from T-Mobile and likewise Sprint about a potential tie-up have been largely limited to telling investors on quarterly conference calls that there is a willingness to do some kind of deal…

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América Móvil aims to roll out 4.5G network in Mexico by end of 2017Open in a New Window


EU accuses Altice of ‘jumping the gun’ with PT Portugal dealOpen in a New Window


Iliad’s new subscriber odyssey continues, drives revenue growth in Q1Open in a New Window


Tencent hits record high after strong Q1 profitOpen in a New Window


Altice accused of jumping the gun...againOpen in a New Window

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The European Commission on Thursday accused cable group Altice of going ahead with its acquisition of PT Portugal before receiving approval from EU antitrust watchdogs. In a Statement of Objections sent to the company, the Commission claimed Altice put itself in a position to influence PT Portugal's strategy before notifying the Commission of the deal…

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Cisco to cut more jobs, issues gloomy revenue outlookOpen in a New Window

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Cisco will cut a further 1,100 jobs and has issued a gloomy revenue forecast for the current quarter, as the networking giant grapples with its transition to a more software-centric organisation. The latest redundancies are in addition to the 5…

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EC fines Facebook €110m over 'misleading' WhatsApp dealOpen in a New Window

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The European Commission on Thursday fined Facebook €110 million for providing misleading information pertaining to its $19 billion (17.08 billion) acquisition of WhatsApp in 2014.   "Today's decision sends a clear signal to companies that they must comply with all aspects of EU merger rules…

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Iliad Q1 revenues jump 7%Open in a New Window

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Iliad reported healthy financials for the first quarter of 2017, thanks to strong revenue growth at both its mobile and landline businesses. The French telco reported consolidated revenue of &euro…

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Superfast broadband delay will cost users £140m, say BT rivalsOpen in a New Window

BT rivals including Vodafone and Sky unhappy over time taken to lower wholesale prices


Vodafone: elephant in the roomOpen in a New Window

UK telecoms company has great expectations


Vodafone shares rise as telecoms group lifts profit forecastsOpen in a New Window

Indian setbacks and UK customer service problems lead to €6.1bn loss


Vodafone lines up stronger 2018 after writedown and lossesOpen in a New Window


Vodafone transfers stake in Kenya operator Safaricom to VodacomOpen in a New Window

Latest step by UK telecoms group to simplify assets as talk continues of bigger deals


Vodafone transfers €2.3bn Safaricom stake to VodacomOpen in a New Window


United Internet and Drillisch merger sparks surge in sharesOpen in a New Window

Tie-up of German groups to create ‘strong fourth player’ in country’s telecoms sector


Verizon: Straight and narrowOpen in a New Window

Hedge fund had argued US group’s target Straight Path was ‘dramatically overvalued’


BT sheds 4,000 jobs and lowers guidanceOpen in a New Window

Chief executive to lose bonus after telecoms group endures tumultuous year


BT tries to reset fortunes with restructuring planOpen in a New Window

British telecoms group will cut 4,000 jobs and lower dividend after difficult year


Altice pushes towards content goal with Champions League rightsOpen in a New Window

French telecoms operator SFR struggles, while US unit grows profits 31%


BT Group: operator waitingOpen in a New Window

Full-year results did little to enliven an otherwise dull message


BT lowers guidance; to cut 4000 jobsOpen in a New Window


Altice Q1 profit rises but French unit lags behind US businessOpen in a New Window


T-Mobile US drives solid Q1 result for Deutsche TelekomOpen in a New Window


Openreach to sound out support for ‘full fibre’ UK networksOpen in a New Window

Legal separation of infrastructure company from BT is leading to rethink on broadband


Vodafone to turn off pagers due to prolonged antitrust probeOpen in a New Window

Talks to sell unit to Capita pulled after CMA poised to extend investigation


SoftBank: ova the hillOpen in a New Window

Is the Japanese group really ready for the future?


Safaricom profits boosted by mobile money growthOpen in a New Window

Kenyan operator resists calls for a separation of its mobile and Mpesa money services
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01/06/2017 » 02/06/2017
Data Privacy Task Force Meeting June 2017

Jan Sonck, ProximusNewly Elected INNWG Chair
Zsolt Butyka, Magyar TelekomNewly Elected INNWG Vice Chair

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