European stocks closed mixed to lower on Thursday, as start-of-quarter enthusiasm petered out among investors and telecom stocks weighed on investor sentiment.
Opportunities exist for Deutsche Telekom to grow in the U.S., according to a board member of the German telecoms giant.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Dish Network is in talks to merge with T-Mobile US, though the purchase price has not been agreed upon, the Wall Street Journal reported.
European equities reversed earlier gains to end lower on Wednesday with investors reacting to weaker-than-expected U.S. retail data.
Advances in wireless technology could see cell towers become a thing of the past, according to telecommunications experts.
Germany's parliament passed legislation on Friday requiring major companies to allot 30 percent of seats on non-executive boards to women.
European equities rallied on Thursday, closing nearly 1 percent higher as investors reacted to a raft of corporate earnings and fresh economic data.
Huawei is the next Chinese tech powerhouse hoping its products soon find their way into the American psyche by way of smartphones.
BT said it would raise $1.5 billion through a placing of new shares to fund its 12.5 billion pounds ($19 billion) acquisition of EE.
Information reported that Google is expected to tap networks of Sprint and T-Mobile, Re/code reports.
Dario Talmesio, practice leader at Ovum, says BT is looking to buy EE as it has a better network than O2.
BT announced that it has entered into exclusive talks with Deutsche Telekom and Orange to acquire their mobile business EE. CNBC's Geoff Cutmore and Wilfred Frost discuss.
BT, the U.K. telecoms giant, has announced that it has entered into talks with Deutsche Telekom and Orange to acquire their mobile business EE.
UK telecoms group says it has been approached by shareholders in Telefonica and another UK operator about their British businesses.
Goldman Sachs led the way in global deal-making in the first nine months of 2014, advising on 30.7 percent of all mergers and acquisitions.
Between Apple's big product unveiling, carrier pricing battles, and potential M&A in the works, the stakes are high for the wireless industry.
Dish Network Chairman Charlie Ergen is said to be discussing a T-Mobile U.S. deal with its parent Deutsche Telekom, Bloomberg reported.
Deutsche Telekom AG's T-Mobile US unit could be sold for $35 a share, according to a report from Bloomberg, citing sources.
Well-known work-related hazards could soon be a thing of the past, if one German company's idea catches on.