Telecommunications Services


UPDATE 1-Telecom Italia to sell part of Argentina unit, awaits regulator for remainder

* Initial deal was $960 mln sale of Argentine unit to Fintech

25 Oct 2014

Telecom Italia says amends contract to sell Telecom Argentina

MILAN, Oct 25 - Telecom Italia said on Saturday it would temporarily keep control of Telecom Argentina and cash in $215.7 million by the end of October, as part of a revised deal to sell the Argentinian unit to New York based fund Fintech.

25 Oct 2014

Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

Oct 24 - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Friday:

25 Oct 2014

UPDATE 2-U.S. delays 'incentive' airwaves auction to early 2016

WASHINGTON, Oct 24 - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission expects a major auction of low-frequency airwaves to be pushed back to early 2016 from mid-2015 because of its complexity and a pending court challenge, an FCC official said in a blog post on Friday.

25 Oct 2014

French regulator to indicate SFR-Numericable ruling Monday

PARIS, Oct 24 - The French competition watchdog plans to announce on Monday whether it will approve cable operator Numericable's agreed purchase of Vivendi's SFR telecoms business.

24 Oct 2014
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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley favours interest rate cut - paper

NEW DELHI - Finance Minister Arun Jaitley favours a cut in interest rates to trigger demand in the construction sector, a newspaper report said on Saturday, but the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has signalled it will not ease policy until it is confident of lower inflation.