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US: Former DOJ chief counsel sees T-Mobile, Sprint merger affecting the...

The poorest US consumers would lose most from the proposed tie-up of wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint, according to consumer advocates who...

US: Top law firms join up for for $146 billion Sprint,...

On Sunday, April 29, Sprint and T-Mobile US announced a merger that could transform the U.S. telecommunications sector. And more than a few lawyers...

EU: Commission fines Altice US$153m for closing PT Portugal deal early

The European Commission said on Tuesday, April 24, it had fined French telecoms group Altice €125 million (US$153 million) for closing its 2015 takeover of...

Mexico: Regulator fines America Movil $5.4 million in antitrust case

Mexico's telecom regulator, the IFT, announced on Wednesday, April 19, that it has fined billionaire Carlos Slim's flagship company America Movil and its mobile...

US: TV bills will spike US$436m a year with AT&T-Time Warner...

If AT&T is allowed to buy Time Warner Inc., the Justice Department (DOJ) argued, it will raise the total annual US pay TV bill...

Italy: Regulator approves giving Serie A soccer TV rights to Mediapro

According to a report by Reuters, Italy’s antitrust watchdog said it had approved a deal awarding Spanish broker Mediapro the rights to broadcast Serie...

India: Net neutrality rules could be world’s strongest

India's telecom regulator has published recommendations strongly backing net neutrality, bringing the country a step closer to what could be the world's most progressive...

US: AT&T extends the deadline for its Time Warner merger to...

AT&T is giving itself a few more months to close its US$85 billion acquisition of Time Warner. The Dallas telecommunications giant extended the deadline for...

US: DoJ oks CenturyLink’s buy of Level 3

Telecommunications provider CenturyLink has won US antitrust approval for its purchase of Level 3 Communications on condition that it sell certain assets, according to...

India: Idea-Vodafone merger sees March completion date

The Vodafone India and Idea Cellular merger deal is expected to be completed by March next year, as all regulatory approvals are likely to...

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