AT&T CEO wavers on European M&A; Orange mulls offloading African stakes

> AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson told an investor conference that, "the window may be closing on perhaps owning wireless assets" in Europe. Article

> Europe's antitrust chief Joaquin Almunia has again expressed concerns about the growing market power of fewer but larger telecoms operators. Article

> Germany said it plans to invest spectrum auction proceeds in the expansion of the country's broadband infrastructure. Article

> Google will release an Android software development kit for smart watches in the next fortnight, Google senior vice president, Sundar Pichai, revealed at the South by Southwest conference in the U.S. Article

> Masayoshi Son, president of Japan's SoftBank, will pitch wireless broadband as an alternative to cable in a meeting with U.S. investors and policy makers this week. Article

> Orange is mulling cutting its stakes in operations in Uganda and Kenya, as part of a review of its businesses in Middle East and Africa. Article

And finally…poverty stricken people in the UK are using Facebook to sell their organs, with prices tags of up to £30,000 (€35,966/$49,930), an undercover reporter found. Article

 

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