Nokia is set to acquire Gainspeed, a US-based start-up specialising in Distributed Access Architecture (DAA) technology for the cable industry.
Sky and Vodafone are to merge their New Zealand subsidiaries in a deal worth NZ$3.4 billion (€2.1 billion).
Vodafone has teamed up with Afrimax, a privately funded group that has spent the last six years acquiring spectrum in Africa, to launch 4G services in Zambia.
In-market consolidation is off the table for at least 18 months, Orange has said, as the telco industry sifts through the implications of recent failed deals.
Finnish operator DNA is considering an IPO as part of a wider strategic assessment of its business.
Operators that invest to improve reliability and protect consumers from privacy violations could see revenues grow faster than those that focus on opening up their networks to content providers, selling services or relying solely on connectivity, according to new research.
Huawei has filed lawsuits for patent infringement against Samsung in both the US and China.
KPN’s venture capital arm has become one of the cornerstone investors in the Cottonwood European Technology Fund (CETF) as it looks to boost its exposure to start-ups.
Russia’s MTS reported rising sales and profits in the first three months of the year, as it revealed it was looking to repurchase shares.
Vodafone said it was the fastest-growing fixed broadband operator in Europe as it unveiled its full-year financials.
Growth at Groupe Iliad’s mobile arm showed no sign of slowing down in the first quarter as growth in customer numbers again boosted revenues.
Problems with the Brazilian economy have hit Telecom Italia’s Q1 financials, with the operator predicting worse is to follow this year.
Bouygues Telecom saw revenues and earnings continue to improve in the first quarter of 2016, thanks to a rise in subscribers.
TalkTalk steadied the ship in the three months to the end of March, with flat growth and reduced churn of just 1.3 percent – a record low for the company.
VimpelCom saw net profits rise three percent year-on-year to $189 million in the first quarter, as the failure of the O2-Three UK merger upped the pressure on its proposed joint venture in Italy.
Liberty Global, the acquisitive US cableco eyeing up O2 UK, said it would deliver five-to-seven percent profit growth this year, after Virgin Media led a strong performance in Europe in the first quarter.
With the dust beginning to settle on the news that the UK will not see Three acquire O2, the industry has begun to sift through the implications and Brussels comes in for its share of criticism.
Altice, the acquisitive Dutch parent of Portugal Telecom and Numericable-SFR, saw Q1 revenues decline 2.7 percent year-on-year to €4.3 billion, as its French business continued to flounder.
The European Commission has blocked the proposed acquisition of O2 by Three in the UK, leaving CK Hutchison to consider the possibility of mounting a legal challenge.
Nokia saw revenues fall nine percent year-on-year in the first quarter and predicted wireless infrastructure sales would continue to decline throughout 2016.
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