The union representing German journalists advised its members on Thursday to stop using Google and Yahoo because of reported snooping by U.S. and British intelligence.» Read More
DUESSELDORF, Germany, Aug 14- A German higher regional court overturned an approval by the country's cartel office for Liberty Global's 3.16 billion euro acquisition of KabelBW, throwing the deal into doubt.
NEW YORK, Aug 8- T-Mobile US on Thursday reported second-quarter subscriber growth that blew past analysts' expectations and ended four years of customer losses, boosted by a big marketing push and its launch of Apple Inc's iPhone.
NEW YORK, Aug 8- T-Mobile US reported subscriber growth that blew past analysts' expectations as it ended four years of customer losses with a big marketing push and its launch of the Apple Inc iPhone, sending its shares up almost 5 percent. T-Mobile US Chief Executive John Legere told CNBC that his company's growth was helped by customer defections from AT&T.
John Legere, President & CEO, T-Mobile US, discusses the 1.1 million customers the company's added last month. He also looks at the impact of the T-Mobile's new upgrade plan.
NEW YORK, Aug 8- T-Mobile US reported subscriber growth that blew past analyst expectations, as it ended a four-year drought with a big marketing push and its launch of the Apple Inc iPhone, sending its shares up 4 percent.
*Deutsche Telekom up 5 pct on strong U.S. growth. PARIS, Aug 8- European stocks rose on Thursday, resuming a six-week rally after a two-day dip as positive Chinese trade data boosted mining shares while Deutsche Telekom surged on strong U.S. results.
*Deutsche Telekom surges after posting strong U.S. growth. PARIS, Aug 8- European stocks were steady in early trade on Thursday following two days of losses, with strong Chinese trade data sparking gains in the mining sector while food company Nestle dropped after cutting its outlook.
FRANKFURT, July 25- Publisher Axel Springer struck a 920 million euro deal to sell a clutch of Germany's best-known newspaper and magazines, building up a potential war chest to bid for online classified advertising business Scout24.
*Relations between Brussels and Budapest hit low ebb. BRUSSELS, July 23- The European Commission has dropped legal action against Hungary's special tax on the telecoms sector, one of a battery of measures that stoked annoyance in Brussels over the prime minister's unorthodox economic policies.
*Telefonica says deal won't affect net debt to EBITDA ratio. BRUSSELS/ MADRID, July 23- Dutch telecoms group KPN will sell its German unit to Telefonica for 8.1 billion euros in cash and shares, in a long-awaited deal that will test antitrust regulators' views in Europe's largest mobile market.
U.S. stock index futures were higher Tuesday, a day after the S&P 500 logged its third-straight all-time high, as investors cheered better-than-expected earnings from several Dow components.
*Telefonica says deal won't affect net debt to EBITDA ratio. BRUSSELS/ MADRID, July 23- Dutch telecoms group KPN will sell its German unit to Telefonica Deutschland for some 8.1 billion euros in cash and shares, in a long-awaited deal that will test regulators' views in Europe's largest mobile market.
BRUSSELS/ MADRID, July 23- Dutch telecoms group KPN will sell its German unit to competitor Telefonica Deutschland for 5 billion euros in cash, helping create a stronger competitor to bigger players Deutsche Telekom and Vodafone.
*Telefonica, KPN boards meet Monday to approve deal-source. MADRID, July 22- Spain's Telefonica is in talks to buy KPN's business in Germany and the two companies could approve a deal as early as Monday, a source with knowledge of the situation said.
Hedge fund founder John Paulson is betting big on the telecom sector and it's paying off big-time. The latest win could be AT&T's $1.9 billion deal for Leap Wireless.
BRUSSELS/ PARIS, July 11- Europe's competition watchdog is investigating some of the region's biggest telecoms companies over whether they abused their market position in deals with internet companies to deliver content to consumers.
BRUSSELS/ PARIS, July 11- Europe's competition watchdog is investigating some of the region's biggest telecoms firms over whether they abused their market position in deals with Internet companies to deliver content to consumers.
Dish Network has bowed out of the battle for mobile service provider Clearwire Corp, marking the second major blow in less than a week.
June 26- Dish Network Corp said on Wednesday it was giving up on its quest to buy Clearwire Corp, putting an end to a bidding war with Sprint Nextel Corp, which raised its offer for the wireless company last week. Last Thursday, Sprint revised its buyout offer for Clearwire to $5 per share and announced support from a key group of dissident shareholders.
BONN, Germany, June 26- A takeover of Kabel Deutschland by rival Liberty Global would be more complicated from an anti-trust point of view than Kabel's acquisition by Vodafone, Germany's cartel office said on Wednesday.