MEXICO CITY, April 11- AT&T has sold more than 300 million shares in billionaire Carlos Slim's America Movil, following up on other sales last year, a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission showed on Friday.
VIENNA, March 28- Austrian state holding company OIAG's board authorised management to negotiate a deal to pool the state's Telekom Austria stake with that of Carlos Slim's America Movil, effectively handing Slim control of the group.
VIENNA, March 28- Austrian state holding company OIAG's board authorised management on Friday to negotiate pooling the state's Telekom Austria stake with that of Carlos Slim's America Movil, OIAG said in a statement.
MEXICO CITY, March 28- Mexico's new telecommunications regulator has opened a probe into possible monopolistic practices in the country's internet services market following a complaint, the federal government's official gazette said on Friday.
RIO DE JANEIRO/ BRASILIA, March 27- Brazil's securities watchdog on Thursday suspended the offer of shares in telecommunications company Grupo Oi SA for up to 30 days, dealing a setback to its planned merger with Portugal Telecom.
MEXICO CITY, March 25- Mexico's opposition said on Tuesday a government telecom bill undermines a new watchdog by keeping key regulatory powers in the executive's hands, in a spat that could stall the passage of rules aimed at curbing cell phone mogul Carlos Slim and fellow tycoon Emilio Azcarraga's TV group Televisa.
MEXICO CITY, March 19- Mexico will send legislation to Congress this week to flesh out a reform that seeks to curb the power of telecoms mogul Carlos Slim and the country's top broadcaster, Televisa, a senior lawmaker said on Wednesday.
VIENNA, March 17- Mexican telecoms tycoon Carlos Slim has finished consolidating his company and family stakes in Telekom Austria into a blocking minority, the Austrian firm said on Monday in a regulatory filing.
MEXICO CITY, March 14- Tycoon Carlos Slim, under fire from regulators in his home country, has spent the last two years sniffing out deals in Europe to offset an impending regulatory shake-up of Mexican telecoms.
VIENNA, March 11- Austria and America Movil are still in talks on pooling their stakes in Telekom Austria but have not moved to formal negotiations, the state holding company said.
March 10- NII Holdings Inc, which provides telecom services under the Nextel brand in Latin America, said it hired financial firms for advise on a potential sale of the company and on ways to deal with its $5.79 billion debt load. NII is struggling to stem customer losses in Mexico and Brazil, where it faces intense competition.
MEXICO CITY, March 6- Mexico's telecoms regulator said on Thursday it would introduce measures to boost competition in a market dominated by billionaire Carlos Slim's phone giant America Movil.
March 3- Bill Gates has returned to the top of Forbes magazine's annual list of the world's richest people, as rising stock markets swelled the ranks of billionaires, which included a record number of women.
*Telekom Austria shares up 0.7 pct. VIENNA, Feb 25- Carlos Slim's America Movil and the Austrian government are moving towards a deal to pool their stakes in Telekom Austria, which would lead to a takeover offer and mark a further step in the Mexican tycoon's expansion in Europe.
*Telekom Austria shares up 2.3 pct. VIENNA, Feb 25- An alliance between Carlos Slim and the Austrian government to control Telekom Austria moved closer as Slim said he wanted to start formal talks and Austria said it was interested.
VIENNA, Feb 25- Austria is interested in the prospect of forming a shareholder pact with Carlos Slim's America Movil to pool their stakes in Telekom Austria, the economy minister said.
MEXICO CITY, Feb 20- Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, who already controls America Movil, tightened his grip slightly on Latin America's biggest phone company, according to a U.S. regulatory filing on Thursday that shows two companies controlled by Slim bought more shares.
MEXICO CITY, Feb 20- Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, who already controls America Movil, tightened his grip on Latin America's biggest phone company, according to a U.S. regulatory filing on Thursday that shows two companies controlled by Slim bought more shares.
NEW YORK, Feb 11- Mexico and China are discussing creating a joint fund for investments in infrastructure projects in Latin America's No.2 economy, Mexican deputy finance minister Fernando Aportela said on Tuesday during a visit to New York.
MEXICO CITY, Feb 11 (Reuters)- America Movil, Latin America's biggest phone company controlled by billionaire businessman Carlos Slim, on Tuesday reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by a drop in taxes and a slight pick-up in revenue.