eircom has confirmed a network sharing agreement with rival Three and opened the door to a complete reorganisation of its business as revenues and profits fell in the 12 months to the end of June.
Vivendi has announced it is entering into exclusive discussions with Telefónica over the sale of its Brazilian fixed-line subsidiary GVT.
Bouygues Telecom saw net profits more than halve in the first six months of the year, as the company continues to flounder in the French telecoms market.
Vodafone is never far from a good rumour. Whether it’s American operator AT&T looking to acquire it, or anyone from BSkyB to TIM Brasil as potential prey, the UK-based operator is rarely out of the news.
Telefónica has improved its bid for Brazilian fixed-line operator GVT as Telecom Italia entered the fray for the Vivendi-owned company for the first time.
Vodafone’s Greek subsidiary has spent €72.7 million on acquiring 72.7 percent of broadband and fixed-line telephony provider Hellas Online.
Bundles and TV subscriptions helped to drive revenue in the face of falling profits at Swisscom during the first half of the year, as the operator upgraded its EBITDA expectations.
AT&T or Vodafone could be interested in acquiring Telecom Italia’s Brazilian subsidiary if Telefónica is successful in its bid for GVT, an investment bank has said.
By Jonathan Snade, Corporate Partner at Thomas Eggar LLP
Ericsson has landed a five-year contract to provide broadcast and media services to Finnish company MTV.
Cisco has announced 6,000 job cuts after revealing revenues and net profits decreased in the last 12 months.
Telekom Austria has added falling revenues to the trailed €400 million impairment charge that saw the operator record a multimillion euro loss in the second quarter.
European Communications is delighted to announce a new award for the telecoms industry in Europe – the CMO of the Year – which is designed to recognise the growing importance of top marketing executives at operators across the continent.
Portugal Telecom Chairman and CEO Henrique Granadeiro has stepped down ahead of a shareholder meeting next month to discuss the operator’s problematic merger with Brazil’s Oi.
Swisscom’s bid to acquire PubliGroupe and launch a Swiss rival to Google is a step closer to completion after its stake in the marketing company rose to 90.5 percent.
The average monthly household spend on telecoms services in the UK fell by 2.9 percent in 2013, according to the country’s regulator.
Deutsche Telekom dismissed Iliad’s bid for its T-Mobile US subsidiary as undervaluing the asset, as it revealed positive Q2 figures.
VimpelCom has reported its Q2 revenues fell 11 percent to €3.8 billion as markets in Russia and the Ukraine continued to be badly affected.
Telecom Italia saw revenues plummet in the first six months of the year due to deteriorating economic factors in both Italy and Latin America, and said it was continuing to review options in Brazil.
Telefónica has made a surprise offer for Vivendi’s Brazil-based fixed line operator GVT as it looks to boost its offering in the Latin American country.
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