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Report: Iliad sets deadline of mid-October to make improved T-Mobile bid

French mobile and Internet firm Iliad has set a deadline of mid-October to either make an improved offer to take control of T-Mobile US or abandon its pursuit, according to a  Reuters  report.

Report: Iliad sets October deadline for improved T-Mobile US bid

France-based Iliad has reportedly given itself until the middle of October to decide whether to improve its bid for T-Mobile US or give up on efforts to buy the U.S. unit of Deutsche Telekom.

Analysts: T-Mobile wants a partner with U.S. spectrum, customers

T-Mobile US would strike an M&A deal with another company only if they had U.S. spectrum, a U.S. customer base and offered "favorable financial terms," according to financial analysts.

Report: Dish's Ergen approached DT about a possible T-Mobile bid

Dish Network Chairman Charlie Ergen has told T-Mobile US parent Deutsche Telekom he is interested in a future deal for the carrier, according to a  Bloomberg  report. Ergen previously left the door open for a bid for T-Mobile after merger talks between T-Mobile and Sprint broke down last month.

T-Mobile to raise new debt, likely for AWS-3 spectrum auction

T-Mobile US plans to raise new debt, most likely to fund purchases of spectrum in the forthcoming AWS-3 spectrum auction, which will begin in November.

Iliad remains open to improving its bid for T-Mobile US

French mobile and Internet firm Iliad is still open to working with other companies to improve its offer for T-Mobile US, but it is not saying which partners it is exploring its options with, according to comments from Iliad CFO Thomas Reynaud.

Iliad in talks with private equity firms on T-Mobile US offer

Iliad is continuing to explore different ways of improving its bid for T-Mobile US, with latest reports saying the France-based company is now in talks with private equity companies on a possible collaboration.

Bouygues Telecom reports 29% drop in earnings in H1 2014

Bouygues Telecom reported a 29 per cent drop in core earnings in the first half of 2014, as the French operator continued to suffer from ongoing pricing adjustments on France's mobile telecoms market.

Report: DT willing to part with T-Mobile if it gets an offer of $35 per share or more

T-Mobile US parent Deutsche Telekom is willing to talk about a sale of the unit if it receives an offer that values the company at $35 per share or more, according to a  Bloomberg  report. However, Reuters reported that, according to an unnamed source, DT views an offer for T-Mobile at $35 a share as being "substantially too low," countering Bloomberg 's report.

Cox president: We're not going to bid for T-Mobile

Cox Communications has no plans to merge with or buy T-Mobile US, or rival MSOs for that matter, Cox President Pat Esser said.  Reuters  had recently reported that French mobile and Internet firm Iliad was working with Dish Network, Cox, Charter Communications and others to improve its $15 billion offer for 56.6 percent of T-Mobile, which T-Mobile has deemed too low.