Proximus, Mobistar and BASE have hit out against a new local tax in what is a harbinger of operators’ worst fears regarding the new Digital Single Market reform currently passing through the EU.
The United States Department of Justice (DoJ) has waved through Nokia’s merger with Alcatel-Lucent after prematurely terminating the antitrust waiting period.
Ofcom has proposed controls over the wholesale prices BT can charge for its high-speed businesses lines.
The new Chief Executive of Ofcom has warned UK operators that they must serve customers better or face investigation.
The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority has confirmed it will fast-track an investigation into BT’s acquisition of EE, which unveiled its new “connected” strategy.
Alcatel-Lucent’s French Group Committee declared its approval of the company’s merger with Nokia as the vendor announced new deals with Telecom Italia and HP.
BT's upcoming acquisition of EE will not lead to less competition in the UK, with the operator planning to drive competition through MVNOs, its CEO has claimed.
Orange has been given the go-ahead for its €3.4 billion takeover of Jazztel by the Spanish Securities Commission (CNMV).
Tim Höttges has used Deutsche Telekom’s annual shareholder meeting to reiterate the need for telcos and OTTs to play by the same rules.
Brussels has approved Orange’s acquisition of Spanish telco Jazztel on the basis that the operator sells off part of its fibre assets in order to help a new market player in the country.
BT must shed its Openreach arm and divest spectrum before it can be allowed to take over EE, Vodafone's Group CEO has claimed, as he revealed a marginally improving picture for the operator's service revenues.
BT has called for its acquisition of EE to be speeded up, telling the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) that the deal would boost competition and benefit both consumers and businesses.
The European Commission has unveiled an “ambitious overhaul” of telecoms rules as part of its Digital Single Market reform, but telcos warned the timeline needed to be speeded up.
The European Commission has cleared Altice’s takeover of PT Portugal after the former agreed to divest two existing businesses from its portfolio.
TeliaSonera and Telenor have said they remain confident that plans to merge their opcos in Denmark will go ahead as the European Commission announced an in-depth investigation into the deal.
Telefónica has announced a share capital increase a day after it got regulatory approval for its acquisition of Brazilian fixed-line company GVT.
The European Commission has confirmed it will review current telecoms rules as one of three main areas it will focus on as it attempts to get its Digital Single Market reform into law.
BT has hit out at “worryingly lopsided” new regulation from Ofcom that affects how it will price its broadband offerings in the future.
TalkTalk and Sky have called for the UK regulator to break up BT as part of its strategic review announced on Thursday.
The UK regulator has announced plans to conduct a strategic review of the country’s digital communications market.
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