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SK Telecom issues $500 mn worth of 5-year offshore private loans

SK Telecom has issued $500 million worth of five-year offshore private loans at a coupon rate of 3.75 percent. The ongoing US-China trade war has...
TIM Italy and technology

Telecom Italia may take legal action to reduce pressure from Elliott

Telecom Italia (TIM) may take legal action to prevent a vote on board candidates proposed by fund Elliott on April 24. Elliott has 9...
Rakuten Mobile Japan

Rakuten Mobile to challenge NTT Docomo, KDDI and SoftBank in Japan

Rakuten, an e-commerce company, is set to challenge the dominance of major carriers such as NTT Docomo, KDDI and SoftBank in Japan. Rakuten, which has...
Telecom Italia wireless subscriber

Telecom Italia board to discuss demands of Elliott

The board of Telecom Italia will meet on Monday to discuss a decision by auditors to include demands made by activist fund Elliott on...
TRAI Chairman RS Sharma in India

TRAI wants to simplify MNP process

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has issued a consultation paper on reviewing the MNP (mobile number portability) process. TRAI has sought written comments...

U.S. says AT&T wants Time Warner deal to grow pay-TV business

The U.S. Justice Department presented evidence on Thursday to show that AT&T, owner of DirecTV, viewed buying Time Warner as a way to make...
AT&T campaign

U.S. fights AT&T deal by citing Time Warner’s clout with cable cos

The Justice Department, seeking to stop AT&T Inc’s deal to purchase Time Warner, has sought to show how often Time Warner subsidiary Turner would...
Aircel India

Aircel to get Rs 95 crore funding from Maxis for employee salary

Maxis Communications, a telecom operator in Malaysia, is providing Rs 95 crore to its India subsidiary Aircel for settling outstanding salary to its employees...
MTN and Airtel face more penalty in Africa vs others

MTN and Airtel Africa are popular targets to impose penalties?

MTN and Airtel are the popular targets in Africa for imposing penalties by African nations, according to Xalam Analytics. Airtel’s African operations have faced more...
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai

FCC to block purchase of equipment that threats US telecom networks

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Ajit Pai has shared a new proposal to address national security threats to U.S. communications networks and their supply...
BSNL Kerala offers

BSNL plans Rs 4,300 crore Capex as Jio and Airtel challenge growth

Indian telecom operator BSNL is planning to make an investment of nearly Rs 4,300 crore to expand its network during 2018-19 as the company...
China Mobile Capex in 2018

China Mobile to cut Capex to RMB 166 billion in 2018

China Mobile Chairman Shang Bing said the telecom operator will cut its Capex (capital expenditure) to RMB 166.1 billion in 2018 from RMB 177.5...
GSMA RCS program

GSMA presents speakers for Mobile 360 Series – West Africa

Telecom industry association GSMA announced speakers for Mobile 360 Series – West Africa being held on 11-12 April in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. Confirmed speakers at...
Telenor CEO Sigve Brekke

Telenor sells telecom business in Europe for $3.4 bn

Telenor has sold its telecom business in Central and Eastern Europe to PPF Group for 2.8 billion euros or $3.44 billion. Telenor’s mobile operations in...
MTS Russia retail

MTS reveals revenue, Capex, strategies in 2017

Russian telecom operator MTS has revealed the company’s revenue growth, profit and Capex (capital expenditure) in 2017. MTS revenue was RUB 116.8 billion (+4.7 percent)...
Charter Communicatons mobile business

Charter appoints Sprint veteran Danny Bowman as chief mobile officer

Charter Communications announced the appointment of Sprint veteran Danny Bowman as chief mobile officer to lead the company’s mobile business. Charter Communications will be launching its...

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