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  • Mark Chong, CEO, International at Singtel, discusses the firm's joint event with Samsung to support App start ups.

  • Russia's MTS Q3 net profit down 11 pct y/y Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    MOSCOW, Nov 25- Russia's top mobile phone operator MTS posted a 11.2 percent year-on-year fall in third quarter net profit on Tuesday to 16 billion roubles. MTS, owned by the Sistema oil-to-telecoms conglomerate controlled by businessman Vladimir Yevtushenkov, was expected to report third-quarter net profit of 15.4 billion roubles. The company said in a...

  • BT confirms deal talks with Telefonica's O2 Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 7:41 AM ET
    Pedestrians pass a Telefonica SA fixed-line public telephone in Madrid, Spain

    UK telecoms group says it has been approached by shareholders in Telefonica and another UK operator about their British businesses.

  • UPDATE 2-BT in talks to buy UK mobile operator Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 6:31 AM ET

    LONDON/ MADRID Nov 24- Britain's BT Group is in early stage talks with Spain's Telefonica on a deal to buy UK mobile operator O2, with two sources saying it has also begun negotiations with EE as it seeks a return to the British consumer mobile market. Both Telefonica and BT confirmed they were in talks after Spanish website El Confidencial reported that O2 could be...

  • MADRID/ LONDON, Nov 24- Spain's Telefonica could sell its UK mobile operator O2 to British Telecom in return for a 20 percent stake in BT as part of a "strategic alliance" to strengthen the pair, Spanish website El Confidencial reported on Monday. A deal would bring O2- among Britain's leading mobile operators alongside EE and Vodafone- back into the BT fold, having...

  • Telefonica in talks to sell O2 to BT - report Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 2:22 AM ET

    MADRID, Nov 24- Spain's Telefonica could sell its UK mobile operator O2 to British Telecom in return for a 20 percent stake in BT as part of a "strategic alliance" to strengthen the pair, Spanish website El Confidencial reported on Monday. "According to various sources, the talks between Telefonica and British Telecom are advanced although no final deal has been...

  • *Telecom Italia to sell Brazilian towers for over 900 mln euros. MILAN/ BARCELONA, Nov 21- Telecom Italia will examine a possible tie-up between its Brazilian unit Tim Participacoes and local group Oi, it said as it announced the sale of mobile phone masts for more than 900 million euros. Telecom Italia, which owns 66.5 percent of TIM Participacoes, said after a board...

  • Score! 5G to be reality by 2018 soccer World Cup Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 8:17 AM ET

    Ultra-fast 5G internet could kick off at the soccer World Cup in 2018, backed by two of China and Russia's biggest telecoms companies.

  • *Telecom Italia board meeting on Brazil options. BARCELONA/ MILAN, Nov 21- Telecom Italia is set to sell mobile phone masts owned by its Brazilian unit for almost 900 million euros, sources said on Friday, as it considers possible acquisitions in the Latin American country. Two sources familiar with the matter said Telecom Italia was likely to sell its Brazilian...

  • Taxi-app Uber hitches a lift with Spotify Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 11:04 AM ET
    The Uber app on a mobile phone in Madrid, Spain.

    Uber has unveiled a new feature that will enable passengers to listen to their own Spotify playlists as they travel.

  • Nokia plunges as post-Microsoft plans disappoint Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 8:31 AM ET

    Nokia is taking a punt on connected devices. This was the message from CEO Rajiv Suri, but it did little to half a 4.5 percent fall in shares.

  • Comcast CEO: Full steam ahead on Time Warner deal Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 6:00 AM ET
    Brian Roberts, Chairman and CEO of Comcast.

    Comcast is moving "full steam ahead" with the company's proposed acquisition of Time Warner Cable.

  • Why Singtel's upbeat Q2 profit can be sustainable     Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 12:16 AM ET

    Chris Lane, Senior Research Analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein, expects the robust jump in Singtel's second quarter profit to last on the back of rising currency stability in Asia.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 12- It is the billion-dollar question in the U.S. telecom industry: What will satellite TV mogul Charlie Ergen do with his Dish Network Corp? And the Federal Communications Commission's auction of airwaves that begins on Thursday may provide an answer. "I may be off my rocker, but I think the spectrum you have could be worth as much as the entire market...

  • *Telecom Egypt CEO says other options possible. CAIRO, Nov 12- Egypt's fixed-line monopoly Telecom Egypt said on Wednesday it may not sell its 45 percent stake in mobile operator Vodafone Egypt once it receives a licence to offer its own mobile services. The Egyptian government, which owns 80 percent of Telecom Egypt, has said that for competition reasons the...

  • WHITE HOUSE SAYS NET NEUTRALITY RULES SHOULD NOT CREATE ANY BURDEN TO INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDERS.

  • More European tech listings ahead: Pro     Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 2:40 AM ET

    Christian Lesueur, head of TMT investment banking at UBS, says that European technology companies are seeing the benefits of listing in their home market.

  • *To offer retail broadband and TV in Britain. LONDON, Nov 11- Vodafone, the world's second-biggest mobile operator, nudged up its full-year earnings forecast on Tuesday as improving demand in its big European markets and an investment push into new products helped reduce a drop in revenue. Faced with increased competition from entertainment groups and...

  • LONDON, Nov 11- Vodafone, the world's second-biggest mobile operator, nudged its full-year earnings forecast higher on Tuesday as improving demand in its big European markets and an investment push into new products helped reduce a drop in revenues. Faced with increased competition from entertainment groups and fixed-line providers, Vodafone also said it...

  • Vodafone lifts European shares after guidance hike Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 3:10 AM ET

    LONDON, Nov 11- European shares inched higher early on Tuesday, boosted by upbeat updates from telecoms operator Vodafone and German companies Henkel and Hochtief. Vodafone rose 4.2 percent as the world's second-biggest mobile operator nudged its forecasts for core earnings higher after reporting a sharp improvement in its main quarterly revenue...

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