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T-Mobile has reached deals to buy spectrum licenses from Verizon Wireless for $2.37 billion in cash.
Deutsche Telekom's new Chief Executive Tim Hoettges takes office on Wednesday.
Asian markets were mixed on Thursday with the Nikkei at fresh six-year highs while mainland shares were dragged down by steep losses in financials.
SoftBank is in final stage talks with T-Mobile parent company Deutsche Telekom about acquiring the wireless carrier, the Nikkei news service reported.
Stocks in Japan and China rose in holiday-thinned trading on Wednesday following a positive lead from Wall Street.
Dish is considering making a bid for T-Mobile next year, potentially setting the stage for a new bidding war with Softbank according to sources.
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.
Vodafone won EU approval on Friday for its 7.7 billion euro ($10.43 billion) acquisition of Germany's largest cable company, Kabel Deutschland.
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.
European shares closed higher on Thursday following better-than-expected trade numbers from China, signaling tentative signs of an economic recovery.
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.
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.
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.
Dish Network has bowed out of the battle for mobile service provider Clearwire Corp, marking the second major blow in less than a week.
Vodafone has agreed to buy Germany's largest cable operator Kabel Deutschland for 7.7 billion euros ($10 billion), betting on TV and fixed-line services in its biggest deal since 2007.
Asian stocks rose on Monday with Japan's benchmark Nikkei rebounding on the back of a strong gross domestic product (GDP) revision and a weaker yen.
SoftBank is in talks with Deutsche Telekom over a possible deal for T-Mobile US, as the Japanese company looks for alternatives if its $20.1 billion deal with Sprint Nextel falls apart.
Thousands of private messages sent between users of Bloomberg's financial terminals have leaked online.
Christopher Nicholson, director and lead equity analyst at Oraca, talks about European telecom companies such as Telefonica and Deutsche Telekom, and says Inmarsat is a good opportunity.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.