AT&T plans to pay $48.5 billion to buy top U.S. satellite TV operator DirecTV, in a bid for growth beyond a competitive cellular market.
Mexico's state monopolies—and Carlos Slim—will have to get used to more competition, says its top central banker.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
China continued minting billionaires, driven by technology, with a two-horse race developing in the country's internet sector, according to Hurun.
One ranks among the greatest wealth creators of all time. The other has made investing during crisis an art form. Who has mattered more?
European equities closed narrowly higher on Thursday, with investors underwhelmed by U.S. lawmakers finally reaching a deal to lift the country's borrowing limit.
Guy Peddy, senior analyst for telecoms and media at Macquarie Group, talks about the KPN-America Movil deal falling through, and the resilience of BskyB in the U.K.
Big moves in the telecoms sector this week highlight the waning attraction of the heavily saturated U.S. and Europe markets and are also a clear sign that the industry could soon be dominated by just a few big players.
The long-anticipated sale of Vodafone’s stake in its wireless joint venture with Verizon is expected to leave the European telecoms giant with tens of billions of dollars to spend. So what will be top of chief executive Vittorio Colao’s shopping list?
America Movil said it remained committed to its 7.2 billion-euro ($9.52-billion) takeover bid for Dutch group KPN but would withdraw it if a foundation prepared to block the deal kept its current stance.
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Spain's telecom giant Telefonica agreed to improved terms for KPN's German unit E-Plus in a deal that won support from the Dutch telecom group's biggest shareholder, América Móvil.
Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim's America Movil has made a 7.2 billion euro ($9.6 billion) bid for the shares in Dutch telecoms group KPN it does not already own, challenging an offer for KPN's German business.
Dutch telecom group KPN's main shareholder America Movil has ended an agreement to limit its holding to below 30 percent, a sign it may bid for the whole company.
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It's time to buy what others are selling in emerging markets, Will Landers of BlackRock says.
Jack Welch weighs in on newsy topics; Dole's chairman wants to take it private (again); Microsoft's surprise price hike for Xbox.
In an extensive interview with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, billionaire Carlos Sims explains why he is not concerned about new regulations which could force the tycoon to overhaul his telecom business. Slim also comments on his contributions to philanthropy in an effort give back to Mexican society.
Slim on why he doesn't think new Mexican legislation will hurt America Movil—the company he founded.
California officials are set to decide whether or not they will investigate an organization running a campaign against the world's richest man, Mexican telecom tycoon Carlos Slim.