AT&T terminates bid for T-Mobile merger (USA)

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Wireless carrier AT&T’s long lasting battle to acquire Deutsche Telekom’s T-Mobile has finally come to an end, with both operators having mutually agreed to terminate the deal. The news, while being a setback for AT&T, has been greatly welcomed by the industry as a whole which believes that this outcome is beneficial for the consumers. As per the agreement, AT&T …

EditorAT&T terminates bid for T-Mobile merger (USA)

German government concerned over regulatory opposition for AT&T merger (Germany, USA)

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The German government which holds a 32 percent stake in Deutsche Telekom has reportedly voiced concerns regarding the regulatory hurdles for the US$ 39 billion deal with AT&T. According to reports, the government believes that the continuous opposition may cause the merger to fail. The deal has been opposed by both the Department of Justice as well as the Federal …

EditorGerman government concerned over regulatory opposition for AT&T merger (Germany, USA)

AT&T may seek legal action against FCC (USA)

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US based mobile operator, AT&T has reportedly threatened to sue the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), in the event that the agency does not permit the operator to withdraw its application to purchase T-Mobile for $ 39 billion. According to reports, Wayne Watts, General Counsel, AT&T has said that they have every right to withdraw their merger from the FCC, and …

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AT&T plans bigger asset sale to save T-Mobile merger (USA)

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AT&T is reportedly planning to divest a larger section of its assets in an attempt to save the $ 39 billion merger with T-Mobile. According to reports, with this asset sale AT&T aims to address the concerns raised by the Justice Department regarding lesser competition in the wireless market. As per sources, the size of the asset sale could be …

EditorAT&T plans bigger asset sale to save T-Mobile merger (USA)

Skype steps up negotiations with mobile operators to permit internet calls (UK)

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Skype technologies, a software application that allows users to make voice and video calls and chat over the Internet, has reportedly approached Ofcom, UK’s telecom authority, as British mobile operators have blocked Internet based calls on their networks. According to reports, Ofcom has said that by blocking Skype’s services mobile operators were restricting innovation and that it may intervene if …

EditorSkype steps up negotiations with mobile operators to permit internet calls (UK)