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UK telecoms group says it has been approached by shareholders in Telefonica and another UK operator about their British businesses.
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...
BARCELONA, Nov 20- Liberty Global, Europe's biggest cable operator, plans to make "small, selective" acquisitions for content which help it make money from its core business of selling high-speed broadband and TV services, its finance chief said on Thursday. The turn towards content is a major move for Liberty, which has been a serial buyer of cable companies in...
BERLIN, Nov 19- The German government has quietly scrapped plans to look into partly privatising railway operator Deutsche Bahn after a Reuters report week prompted a backlash from members of Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition. The SPD-run economy ministry insisted on a change in the wording, Deputy Finance Minister Johannes Geismann said in a...
BERLIN, Nov 11- The German government is considering reducing its stakes in Deutsche Telekom and Deutsche Post, and could revive the idea of selling shares in rail operator Deutsche Bahn depending on market conditions, according to a finance ministry document seen by Reuters. It says a further sale of Berlin's stake in Deutsche Telekom should be "carefully...
FRANKFURT, Nov 6- Deutsche Telekom's U.S. business can fund the purchase of new airwaves itself, the German company said on Thursday, seeking to calm shareholder fears that the investment could hit group earnings. Deutsche Telekom Chief Executive Tim Hoettges said on Thursday he was confident the U.S. business would be able to fund the investment by issuing new...
The group, in which Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim's America Movil has a 21.4 percent stake, said the improvement was most noticeable in its consumer mobile and business operation, though core profit still fell by 15 percent. It also sold its German business E-Plus to Spain's Telefonica in a deal valued at 8.6 billion euros. The company competes with Vodafone...
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.
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.