The Chairman of Three UK has launched an astonishing attack on the CEO of Ofcom as he unveiled a series of measures designed to help its acquisition of O2 get regulatory clearance.
To paraphrase Bill Clinton, it’s competition stupid.
BT has called a report from the British Infrastrucuture Group (BIG), urging Ofcom to structurally separate Openreach, as “misleading and ill-judged”.
The Digital Single Market initiatives unveiled by the European Commission last year have been endorsed by the European Parliament, which said they must be tabled “without delay”.
The European Competitive Telecommunications Association (ECTA) has elected Eurofiber Group General Counsel and Company Secretary Gijs Phoelich as its new Chairman.
BT’s £12.5 billion acquisition of EE has been cleared by the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), creating the country’s largest converged fixed and mobile network operator.
Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent are set to officially present themselves as a new entity on 14 January following the completion of the two vendors’ share exchange.
Michael Jungwirth is the latest senior executive to leave Telekom Austria, it has been announced.
Vodafone has hit out at BT and Deutsche Telekom as it called on the European Commission to ensure FTTH tech was made a priority of the ongoing Digital Single Market reform.
The European Commission will not refer the planned acquisition of Telefónica (O2) by Hutchison (Three) in the UK to the country’s competition body.
Proximus is pursuing damages relating to Telenet’s acquisition of Interkabel assets in 2007.
Six million UK homes and offices could be receiving inadequate Wi-Fi connectivity due to poor setups, Ofcom has said.
Vodafone has backed calls from the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) for an open discussion on how to harness big data while maintaining the privacy of citizens.
The UK’s Open Internet Code has been given the thumbs-up by an independent review into whether it complies with Europe’s latest net neutrality position.
The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation into Three’s proposed acquisition of O2 in the UK.
BT’s proposed acquisition of EE has been given provisional regulatory clearance, despite the inquiry group being split about how the provision of wholesale mobile services could be affected.
Roaming charges will be abolished and net neutrality rules introduced in Europe after lawmakers voted through the proposals.
BT’s Managing Director of Mobility has said the operator is “optimistic” about getting clearance for its acquisition of EE.
China is the latest regulatory hurdle that Nokia’s acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent has overcome.
Andrus Ansip, VP of the Digital Single Market at the European Commission, has suggested cross-border M&A and network sharing could be better options than in-country consolidation.
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