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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...

US: T-Mobile and Sprint are in merger talks

T-Mobile and Sprint are in active talks about a merger, according to the Financial Times. Both companies and their parents, Deutsche Telekom and Softbank, have...

US: Verizon no longer interested in buying a cable company

Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam said that telecom giant Verizon is no longer exploring acquisitions of a big cable giant to help grow demand for...

Belgium: Gov to open up cable, fiber networks to more competition

Belgian telecoms and media regulators have called for more competition in the country’s pay TV and broadband markets and proposed a number of new...

US: Appeals court upholds FCC ruling that limits local cable price

The commission determined that the vast majority of operators face “effective competition” from satellite and telco companies. That so-called “rebuttable presumption” stripped local officials...

Italy: Telecom Italia faces broadband antitrust probe

Telecom Italia (TIM) insisted late on Tuesday it has done nothing wrong, after Italy's antitrust watchdog launched an inquiry into possible anticompetitive behaviour related...

Australia: ACCC to undertake wide-ranging study of telecomm sector

The competition regulator will undertake a market study to discover the exact state of the telecommunications sector, with the focus on the national broadband...

Argentina: Telecom Argentina and Cablevisión announce merger

Telecom Argentina, a leading mobile and fixed telecommunications company in Argentina and also a mobile telecoms provider in Paraguay, and Cablevisión, the leading pay...

US: Charter looking to buy Cox Communications

While it was rumored that Charter said “no thank you” to Verizon’s estimated $100 billion merger offer earlier this year because it just wasn’t...

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