Telecom operators press for Brussel’s scrutiny

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www.WirelessFederation.com/news: In order to to scrutinise the proposed merger of their UK mobile phone businesses, France Telecom and Deutsche Telekom are pressing for regulators in Brussels rather than London. The telecoms groups are hopeful that European Commission’s inquiry would be shorter than one by UK competition authorities. On the other hand, consumers feel that the proposed merger of France Telecom’s …

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Orange & T-mobile get approvals to merge. UK’s largest Mobile Operator is now in the making.

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The proposed merger between Orange and T-Mobile gets all the nods from competition authorities and government bodies in UK and Europe. This signals the creation of UKs largest mobile operator with 30 million users and a market share of around 37 percent. Timotheus H¶ttges, the CFO of Deutsche Telekom said- “The negotiations were conducted in a fair way and I …

EditorOrange & T-mobile get approvals to merge. UK’s largest Mobile Operator is now in the making.

US Mobile Market consolidation not necessary- Deutsche Telekom CFO

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Deutsche Telekom CFO, Timotheus Hoettges told Bloomberg News that he sees no need for further consolidation of the U.S. mobile-phone market. He mentioned that there are four national players in the U.S. market for 300 million households, whereas in Europe, there are 350 million households with close to 70 operators. Deutsche Telekom’s current focus in the U.S. is on expanding …

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Deutsche Telekom likely to sell T-Mobile U.K. Unit-report

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www.WirelessFederation.com/news: Deutsche Telekom AG is in talks with Vodafone Group Plc, France Telecom SA and Telefonica SA about selling its T-Mobile U.K. unit, media reports. All three companies have expressed their interest in the unit however talks are still at a preliminary stage,the report said. As per the report, a merger between T-Mobile U.K. and France Telecom’s Orange U.K. unit …

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