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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...

US: FCC finds wireless phone market competitive

A divided Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Tuesday, September 26, approved a report that found for the first time since 2009 there is “effective...

India: Court stops CCI’s telecom probe

On Thursday, September 21, the Bombay High Court put a stop to the Competition Commission of India’s (CCI) order to investigate the cartelisation allegation...

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