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Some of Wednesday's midday movers:
RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct 7- Brazilian telephone and wireless carrier Grupo Oi SA said its Chief Executive Officer Zeinal Bava had resigned from the company with immediate effect on Tuesday, potentially paving the way for a sale of the company's Portuguese assets. Oi is in the process of selling non-core assets to pay down its debt and allow it to better jostle for...
SAO PAULO, Oct 1- Brazil's auction of next-generation wireless spectrum was most notable for what was missing: one of the country's four big carriers and, with it, the heated competition that officials hoped for.
BRASILIA, Sept 30- Brazil's auction of fourth-generation cell spectrum on Tuesday raised much less than expected as only three of four major carriers took part, leaving the government without revenue it needs to plug a big budget deficit.
SAO PAULO, Sept 23- Grupo Oi SA, Brazil's most indebted telecom company, backed out of a key auction for fourth-generation cell spectrum on Tuesday, adding to speculation of an upcoming takeover in a highly competitive wireless market.
MEXICO CITY, Sept 23- Spain's Telefonica is considering a range of tie-up options in Mexico with broadcaster Grupo Televisa, including creating a new telecommunications company together, a person with knowledge of the matter said.
*Alcatel, Ericsson helped group that made bid. MEXICO CITY/ PARIS, Sept 19- Mexico has received its first bid from a consortium to build a $10 billion state-owned mobile network, a linchpin of efforts to break the hold of Carlos Slim's America Movil on telecom services.
SAO PAULO, Sept 16- Nextel operator NII Holdings Inc is hanging on to its Brazilian unit even though the welterweight mobile carrier has filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States and sold off other Latin American operations.
Sept 15- Carlos Slim's America Movil has contacted AT&T Inc and SoftBank Corp as the telecommunications company tries to sell a chunk of assets that could be worth up to $17.5 billion, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing people with knowledge of the matter.
America Movil is pushing to sell some assets for at least $20 billion, a source told CNBC.
LONDON, Sept 9- European shares slipped for a third straight session on Tuesday, with companies that trade dollar-denominated commodities such as oil taking a hit as investors shortened the odds on an early hike in U.S. interest rates.
*Euro STOXX 50 down 0.3 pct, FTSEurofirst 300 flat. The euro zone blue-chip Euro STOXX 50 index fell 0.3 percent to 3,259.47 points. "As the bond markets all gently back up in yield, the equities look round wondering where the prop was that they were resting on," Andy Ash, head of sales at Monument Securities, said.
*Telecom Italia says America Movil may join Brazil unit bid. LONDON, Sept 9- European equities steadied after choppy early trading on Tuesday as gains for shares in companies including Telecom Italia and ABB were offset by weaker energy shares following a sharp decline in crude oil prices.
LONDON, Sept 9- European shares edged higher in early trading on Tuesday, with Telecom Italia gaining after some interest in its Brazil unit and ABB rallying after unveiling a plan to buy back shares.
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Some of Wednesday's midday movers:
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Two media giants passed on buying Univision. But regular investors can still bet on the Spanish-language channel through Grupo Televisa.