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Report: Warburg, Apollo to make final bids for T-Mobile Netherlands

Deutsche Telekom appears to be moving closer to a sale of its mobile network unit in the Netherlands after narrowing the list of potential bidders to just two private equity firms, although the German operator may decide to keep the business if it is not able to secure the right price.

BT, Tier 1 providers' G.Fast installation mirrors traditional DSL, but success hinges on ability to scale

As Tier 1 telcos move forward with their G.fast plans, the real test will be when these carriers roll out service on a broader scale beyond the lab and limited field trials being conducted today.

AT&T's G.fast plans could boost Adtran's revenues, says Cowen and Company

AT&T's interest in using G.fast as a way to extend broadband services where it can't build a business case to bring fiber directly to a home could spell opportunity for Adtran, one of the telco's key broadband infrastructure suppliers.

Deutsche Telekom, Nokia achieve 10G speeds over copper in XG-Fast lab trial

Deutsche Telekom and Nokia's subsidiary Alcatel-Lucent claimed they delivered 10 Gbps over existing copper wiring during a lab trial using XG-Fast technology at the end of 2015.

Italy's TIM, Kumu test full duplex relay technology to double LTE capacity

Italy-based TIM tested full duplex relay technology from U.S. start-up Kumu Networks that is designed to enable the transmission capacity of LTE networks to be doubled from current levels through the use of self-interference cancellation (SIC) techniques.

Report: Verizon helps invest $25M into Kumu Networks for 5G network tech

Mobile carriers and infrastructure companies are struggling to support ever-increasing data traffic on wireless networks, and as they prepare to transition to 5G they're betting on Kumu Networks to help them do so.

Swisscom combines DSL and LTE networks to boost home broadband speeds

Swisscom announced plans to trial technology combining LTE with DSL networks to boost the bandwidth available to its home internet users in a limited pilot involving residential customers.

BT to close EE deal in January after winning approval from the CMA

The UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) cleared BT's planned £12.5 billion (€16.5 billion/$17.9 billion) acquisition of EE from Orange and Deutsche Telekom, saying the merger is not expected to result in a substantial lessening of competition in any markets in the UK.

Orange still linked to Bouygues Telecom acquisition talks despite denials

Orange and Bouygues Group faced fresh merger speculation after reports in France said the companies had entered into deep negotiations over an acquisition of Bouygues Telecom.

Magyar Telekom loses government contracts after cancelling pop star's sponsorship

Deutsche Telekom's Hungarian business, Magyar Telekom, faced the loss of the bulk of its government contracts after it withdrew its backing for a local pop star following apparently derogatory comments about women.