The decision on whether or not the proposed merger of O2 and Three in the UK should be allowed has become very political. With the possibility of Brexit following the UK referendum on Jun. 23 and with an imminent European Commission (EC) competition authority decision on the proposed merger of O2 and Three in the UK, a second UK agency is demanding the deal be blocked.
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Deutsche Telekom's first-quarter 2016 earnings were broadly in line with analysts' expectations, although the Germany-based operator's domestic and broader European operations continued to show weakness during the period.
Virgin Mobile Middle East & Africa (VMMEA) is considering a possible initial public offering (IPO) to fund its expansion plans in the region.
Swisscom CEO Urs Schaeppi hit out at government proposals that would curb the ability of state-owned companies to generate profits, as the operator reported a 3.7 per cent year-on-year rise in net income for the opening quarter of 2016.
Machina Research said it has become clear that the Internet of Things (IoT) represents a far greater revenue opportunity than that offered by machine-to-machine (M2) applications alone.
Saudi Telecom Company (STC) launched a new brand called Jawwy as part of a new effort to target so-called "digital natives" and disrupt the Saudi mobile market.
The recent ratification of the Cat M1 standard and later Cat M2 indicates that LTE will rapidly replace 2G and 3G connections in some of the major M2M markets.
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AT&T is shifting the web properties once hosted by Yahoo to a new provider, Synacor, including its att.net portal, search feature, and branded applications, The Wall Street Journal reports.