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Dec 12- Network equipment maker Ciena Corp forecast current-quarter revenue largely below Wall Street estimates as its telecom customers held back on spending in the last few months of the year. Ciena shares fell as much as 6 percent after the company also reported lower-than-expected fourth-quarter profit due to higher costs.
*Liberty makes another attempt to buy Ziggo. BRUSSELS, Dec 12- U.S. cable group Liberty Global is in takeover talks with Dutch operator Ziggo, its latest move to consolidate the sector in Europe with a deal analysts say could cost around 5 billion euros.
Dec 12- Network equipment maker Ciena Corp reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit as costs rose 20 percent and forecast current-quarter revenue largely below Wall Street estimates, sending its shares down 11 percent before the bell.
Dec 12- Network equipment maker Ciena Corp reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit as costs rose 20 percent, sending its shares down 8 percent before the bell. Ciena's net loss narrowed to $9.8 million, or 9 cents per share in the fourth quarter, from $38.8 million, or 39 cents per share, a year earlier.
Dec 5- Twitter Inc is tying up with a Singapore- based startup to make its 140- character messaging service available to users in emerging markets who have entry-level mobile phones which cannot access the Internet.
*UK utilities seen most at risk from politics. Investors are thus paying more attention to what authorities are doing, prompting both Citi and HSBC to pick regulation as a key European equity investment theme for 2014..
BARCELONA, Nov 20- Liberty Global, Europe's biggest cable group will sell mobile services as part of all-inclusive bundles across its 12 markets in the coming years but is not yet convinced that such so-called quadruple-play offers are a big attraction.
*Vodafone, Samsung Electronics among firms to flag uplift. LONDON, Nov 20- Industrial and technology firms are among those expected to ramp up spending on buildings, IT systems and other equipment in 2014 after years of underinvestment, sending stock markets higher. But Vodafone and South Korean firm Samsung Electronics Co Ltd are among those expected to spend.
NEW YORK, Nov 19- T-Mobile US is looking to buy wireless airwaves from larger rival Verizon Wireless to bolster its mobile network capacity for data services, a source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. Representatives for Verizon Wireless, which is owned by Verizon Communications Inc and Vodafone Group Plc, were not immediately available for comment.
NEW YORK, Nov 19- T-Mobile US is looking to buy wireless airwaves from larger rival Verizon Wireless to bolster its mobile network capacity for data services, a source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.
The ratios are now at 13.9 times forecast earnings for Europe and 14.5 for the U.S, according to Thomson Reuters data.
*Infineon knocked by weak sales and outlook. LONDON, Nov 12- European shares fell on Tuesday, drifting away from near five-year highs after a poor revenue report from German chip maker Infineon highlighted weak domestic demand, which is weighing on this quarterly earnings season.
*Vodafone shares up 0.7 pct, while telecoms index down. LONDON, Nov 12- Britain's Vodafone will spend 7 billion pounds- more than expected, earlier than expected- to increase the speed and capacity of its networks and reverse a record fall in revenues resulting from its struggling European business.
*Infineon and Vodafone both knocked by weak sales. Vodafone, the world's second-biggest mobile operator, dropped 0.6 percent after reporting a 4.9 percent drop in quarterly organic service revenue, hit by very weak trading in Europe.
PARIS, Nov 12- European shares fell in early trade on Tuesday, reversing the previous day's gains, with Vodafone slipping after reporting a record fall in quarterly organic service revenue. Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro featured among the top losers, down 5.9 percent after Brazilian miner Vale sold most of its stake in the group.
Vodafone said on Tuesday it was ramping up investment in its network after reporting a drop in core profit for the first half of its financial year.
Emeka Obiodu, senior analyst at Ovum, says that the company that goes from call-based price plans to data-based price plan will see biggest returns.
Stocks ride a strong tailwind into the week ahead, but the Fed could remain a source of nervousness if interest rates continue to rise.
An Apple iPad demo model exploded on Wednesday in a Vodafone store in Canberra, Australia, pushing customers to evacuate, reported News.com.au.
AT&T is getting more than $10 million a year to assist the CIA with overseas counterterrorism investigations, The NYT reports.