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LONDON, Sept 16- New international tax rules proposed on Tuesday could eliminate structures that have allowed companies such as Google Inc and Amazon.com Inc to shave billions of dollars off their tax bills.
LONDON, Sept 16- Plans for a major rewriting of international tax rules unveiled on Tuesday could eliminate structures that have allowed companies like Google Inc and Amazon.com Inc to shave billions of dollars off their tax bills.
*Netflix moves fast in France on content, data centre. PARIS, Sept 15- Netflix will focus on ramping up in six new European markets in the next year, including France and Germany, before taking the video streaming service to additional countries, its chief executive said in an interview.
However, a successful sale of the masts would help Vimpelcom cut Wind's debt, which stood at 9.6 billion euros in June and has so far proved one of the hurdles to a proposed merger with 3 Italia, the smallest of the country's four network operators behind Telecom Italia, Vodafone and Wind, the sources said.
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PARIS/ LONDON/ MILAN, Aug 29- Telecom Italia has lost a promising path to earnings growth by failing to secure Brazilian broadband business GVT and may now turn from hunter to hunted in a fast-consolidating telecoms industry.
LONDON, Aug 22- Britain's Vodafone has agreed to acquire a further 73 percent stake in Greece's broadband and fixed-line telephony provider Hellas Online for 73 million euros, to help it better compete in the highly competitive market.
The U.K.'s mid-cap companies are making the most of the country's buoyant growth, outperforming the FTSE 100 on revenues and profits.
FRANKFURT, Aug 7- Deutsche Telekom rejected an offer from Iliad for its mobile business in the United States and said regulators there should help smaller players compete against bigger rivals if they are not allowed to merge.
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MUMBAI, Aug 1- India plans to hold an auction of airwaves for mobile phone network operators in February next year and aims to raise an initial $1.5 billion, according to a draft government plan seen by Reuters.
*Mobile money faces obstacles to growth outside Kenya,. DAKAR, July 30- IT technician Mansour Diagne is one of the lucky few in Senegal to have a bank account, but when he needs to pay some bills or transfer cash to his sisters on the other side of the crowded capital Dakar, he reaches for his mobile phone.
European shares ended the day lower, as concerns about the impact of further sanctions against Russia weighed amid ongoing unrest in Ukraine.
LONDON, July 25- Vodafone received no relief from tough market conditions in the first quarter, with a slowdown in Spain and South Africa resulting in another heavy drop in its key revenue measure. Chief Executive Vittorio Colao said the year had started in line with the company's expectations and its performance had improved in markets such as Germany.
LONDON, July 25- Vodafone received no relief from tough market conditions in the first quarter, with a slowdown in Spain and South Africa resulting in another heavy drop in its key revenue measure. That compared with a rate of 4.0 percent, including a full contribution from Italy, in the last quarter of its past financial year.
Vodafone received no relief from tough market conditions in the first quarter, with a slowdown in Spain and South Africa resulting in another heavy drop in its key revenue measure.
Controlling around 70 percent of Mexico's mobile market and more than 60 percent of landlines, Slim's America Movil has been blamed for overcharging consumers for patchy service since he bought a former state-run phone monopoly in the early 1990 s.
NEW DELHI, July 10- India's new government on Thursday unveiled a first budget that seeks to revive growth and curb borrowing, but left open questions on how it will reduce the fiscal deficit and restore investor confidence.
Indian PM Modi's new government unveiled a budget it said can revive growth after the longest slowdown in 25 years even while curbing borrowing.
*Increase in foreign direct investment cap in the insurance sector to 49 percent from 26 percent now will benefit companies such as ICICI Bank Ltd, Max India Ltd, Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd that have insurance ventures with foreign partners.