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10 facts about $85 bn AT&T deal to buy Time Warner

AT&T said it will close the $85 billion deal to buy Time Warner next week after the wireless major won an approval from a...
TIM shop Italy

TIM, trade unions agree terms on job optimization

Telecom Italia (TIM) signed an agreement with trade unions to achieve savings equivalent to 4,500 layoffs through solidarity measures, Reuters reported. Solidarity measures, which will...
Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg

Verizon reveals salary to CEO Hans Vestberg and chairman Lowell McAdam

Verizon Communications announced the remuneration to its new CEO Hans Vestberg and chairman Lowell McAdam. Hans Vestberg, who was the president and CEO of telecom...
SK Telecom to expand LTE speed

SK Telecom signs deal with drone company DJI to boost data revenue

SK Telecom signed an agreement with DJI to co-develop drone-based real-time video streaming product and solution. SK Telecom, which has 23 million 4G subscribers, aims...
Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg

Verizon names Ericsson veteran Hans Vestberg as CEO

Verizon Communications has named Ericsson former CEO Hans Vestberg as the next CEO and the successor to Lowell McAdam. The appointment of Hans Vestberg indicates...
MTS 5G in Russia

MTS plans Massive MIMO investment ahead of FIFA World Cup

MTS, a mobile service provider in Russia, will be deploying Massive MIMO technology – the largest in Europe – to ensure better mobile broadband...
BT Group CEO Gavin Patterson

BT Group CEO Gavin Patterson resigned amid shift in strategy

BT Group announced the resignation of Gavin Patterson as the chief executive officer after the UK-based telecom operator said it will report a drop...
Sprint and T-Mobile merger

T-Mobile-Sprint merger probed over effect on small wireless cos.

The U.S. Department of Justice is examining how the proposed merger between T-Mobile US and Sprint could affect prices for smaller wireless operators, Reuters reported. The...
COAI

COAI elects Vodafone CEO as chairman, Airtel COO as VC

COAI, the Indian telecom industry association for GSM operators, announced its leadership for fiscal 2018-19. Sunil Sood, managing director and chief executive officer of Vodafone...
Zain leadership

Zain KSA refinances $1.57 bn loan with additional working capital

Zain KSA announced that it has refinanced and extended the maturity of its syndicated $1.57 billion Murabaha loan facility for five years. The loan agreement...
Cellular towers in China

Mobile World Congress Americas speaker list announced

The GSMA announced the first confirmed speakers for the second Mobile World Congress Americas on September 12-14, 2018 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Keynote...
America Movil KPN deal

America Movil to launch new U.S. unit for business clients

Mexican telecommunications company America Movil is launching a U.S.-based unit that will offer information technology and communications to business customers, Reuters reported. America Movil, controlled...
Etisalat Misr customer in Egypt

Telecoms core revenue to dip to $785 bn by 2022 from $837 bn

OTT business will force telecom operators to post less annual revenues from voice and data services that are expected to dip to $785 billion...
Airtel mobile network India

Airtel Home offers 10% discount on combined bill

Bharti Airtel announced Airtel Home that allows Indian customers to combine multiple Airtel services -- home broadband and fixed line, post-paid mobile and digital...
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TRAI to appoint consultant to prepare cost of capital for telecoms

Indian telecom regulator TRAI said it will be appointing a consultant for calculation and determination of Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC) for Indian...
Idea Cellular 4G Goa

Idea Cellular gets DoT approval for 100% FDI

Idea Cellular on Monday said it has received approval from Department of Telecom (DoT) to increase foreign direct investment (FDI) limit in the company...

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