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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...

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...

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