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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...

France: Telecom operator seeks $2.6bn in damages

France's second-biggest telecoms operator SFR is seeking $2.6 billion in damages from bigger rival Orange in an antitrust litigation tied to the corporate market...

US: Comcast and Charter agree to not compete

Comcast and Charter announced on Monday an agreement to cooperate in their plans to sell mobile phone service, an agreement that also forbids each...

New Zealand: Vodafone NZ, Sky find alternative path to merger

Pay TV provider Sky TV and telecommunications carrier Vodafone NZ have pushed ahead with their proposed merger, receiving consent from the New Zealand Overseas...

EU: EC raids Swedish mobile operators for blocking rivals

According to concerns raised by the European Commission, Sweden’s telecom companies may have illegally prevented other companies from entering the consumer mobile market. According to...

US: T-Mobile CEO says they are ready to talk merger

T-Mobile US CEO, John Legere, has confirmed plans to engage in merger talks once the US Federal Communication Commission lifts its ban, on April...

India: Vodafone sells shares to create the country’s largest operator

Vodafone has agreed to sell 9.5% additional stake to Aditya Birla after they merge their telecom operations to create the country’s largest operator worth...

UK: Ofcom reveals new plan to open up BT broadband

Ofcom has announced detailed plans on how it aims to improve access to Openreach’s infrastructure following the company’s recent separation from BT. The plans laid...

Italy: Watchdog gives Vivendi a year to cut stake in Telecom...

AGCOM said on Tuesday France's Vivendi had one year to cut its stake in either Telecom Italia or broadcaster Mediaset to comply with Italian...

South Africa: Watchdog throws out complaint against Vodacom, MTN

The Competition Commission will not prosecute a complaint lodged by Cell C against Vodacom and MTN, it announced on Tuesday. The complaint relates to anti-competitive...

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