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*Consumers increasingly use mobile, Skype to make voice calls. BRUSSELS, Oct 9- European regulators can remove limits on the prices that leading telecoms firms such as Orange and Telecom Italia can charge smaller operators for accessing their telephone networks for voice calls, the European Commission said on Thursday. The move was hailed by the Commission as...
BRUSSELS, Oct 3- Facebook, the world's most popular social network, gained European Union clearance on Friday for its proposed $19 billion takeover of mobile messaging startup WhatsApp in a deal setting it against the telecoms industry. WhatsApp is poised to become a potentially powerful rival to companies such as Deutsche Telekom, Orange and Telecom Italia...
Iliad, which had initially proposed buying a 56.6 percent stake in Deutsche Telekom AG's U.S. unit, is still prepared to offer about $33 for each T-Mobile share, the Bloomberg report said on Thursday. Sprint Corp, which in August dropped its bid to acquire T-Mobile, had agreed to pay $40 per share under the broad terms of an agreement worked out with Deutsche Telekom.
Between Apple's big product unveiling, carrier pricing battles, and potential M&A in the works, the stakes are high for the wireless industry.
Well-known work-related hazards could soon be a thing of the past, if one German company's idea catches on.
European stocks closed lower, after fluctuating for much of the day, as investors reacted to rate decisions by the BoE and the ECB.
CNBC's Jim Cramer tells T-Mobile CEO John Legere to not let the comments from Deutsche Telekom get to him.
European shares closed lower on Wednesday, with investors reacting to disappointing data and escalating tensions between Russia and Ukraine.
Germany's benchmark stock index entered correction territory on Wednesday, hit by weak data and the worsening situation in Ukraine.
Sprint is abandoning its pursuit of T-Mobile as the regulatory challenges of the deal are too steep.
European benchmarks closed higher, although gains were capped by weakness seen in the Italian and Spanish markets.
Sprint reported higher-than-expected second-quarter revenue on Wednesday.
Sprint has lined up eight banks to finance its proposed acquisition of T-Mobile US.
Sprint and T-Mobile have settled on a $32 billion deal that might be announced this summer, people briefed on the matter told the New York Times.
Asian equities ended mostly lower on Friday as caution ahead of Chinese manufacturing data overshadowed a record finish on the S&P 500 overnight.
Sprint is meeting with banks to work out funding for its bid for smaller rival T-Mobile US, a source familiar with the situation said.
BlackBerry CEO John Chen criticized T-Mobile, calling ill-conceived a promotion that encourages customers using BlackBerrys to upgrade to iPhones.
Sprint, considering a bid for T-Mobile, is close to securing debt financing from a clutch of big banks, Dealreporter said.
Softbank Corp has entered direct talks with Deutsche Telekom, Bloomberg reported on Sunday.
Deutsche Telekom has made a tax move on its stake in T-Mobile US that some analysts think may pave the way for an eventual sale of the US subsidiary.