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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...

EU: Vivendi takeover of Telecom Italia approved

Vivendi's acquisition of Telecom Italia was cleared by the European Union's antitrust watchdog Tuesday on the condition the Italian telecommunications operator divests its stake...

South Africa: Competition Commission probe on high cost of data

Siyabonga Cwele, the Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services, has stated that high mobile data prices in South Africa may need to be brought...

EU: Altice accused of breaking rules in Portugal telecoms merger

The European Union's antitrust regulator on Thursday formally accused Dutch telecommunications company Altice NV of implementing its merger announced in 2014 with PT Portugal...

US: Sprint and T-Mobile are reportedly in merger talks again

T-Mobile and Sprint are once again in talks to merge, according to reports. The country's third- and fourth-largest cellphone carriers have reportedly begun informal discussions...

US: T-Mobile will be part of merger talks

T-Mobile US will very likely be part of merger talks in the United States and its strong position there should give it time to...

US: Verizon wins 5G bandwidth

Verizon will pay $3.1 billion for wireless spectrum holder Straight Path Communications, it confirmed today, giving it access to the kind of frequencies it...

UK: Vodafone shutting down paging business

Vodafone is to shut down its pager business after the competition watchdog refused to approve its sale to Capita. The telecoms giant said it was...

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