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Ethiopia to split telecoms monopoly in two to spur competition – africanews

[unable to retrieve full-text content] africanews Ethiopia to split telecoms monopoly in two to spur competitionafricanewsEthiopia plans to sell a 30 to 40 percent stake in its state-run telecoms monopoly to big telecoms companies and will split the company in two to spur competition, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said on Monday. Selling stakes in its lucrative telecoms …REFILE-Ethiopia plans to ... Read More »

AT&T Merger Makes Telecoms Attractive

FILE – In this Wednesday, June 13, 2018, file photo, the logos for Time Warner and AT&T appear above alternate trading posts on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. A federal judge has approved the $85 billion mega-merger of AT&T and Time Warner, potentially ushering in a wave of media consolidation.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File) AT&T’s (T) $85.4 billion ... Read More »

UPDATE 1-Ethiopia plans to split telecoms monopoly in two to spur competition – Reuters

[unable to retrieve full-text content] OPride.com UPDATE 1-Ethiopia plans to split telecoms monopoly in two to spur competitionReutersBy Aaron Maasho. ADDIS ABABA, June 18 (Reuters) – Ethiopia plans to sell a 30 to 40 percent stake in its state-run telecoms monopoly to big telecoms companies and will split the company in two to spur competition, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said ... Read More »

Wall Street ends mixed as trade concerns, telecoms weigh

Mamta Badkar June 18, 2018 Print this page US stocks came off their lows for the day to end mixed while the Dow Jones Industrial Average snagged its longest losing streak since April, as concerns about a trade war with China damped risk appetite. The S&P 500 ended the day 0.2 per cent lower at 2,773,87, the Dow clawed back ... Read More »

Ottawa orders regulator to investigate sales practices by big telecom … – Financial Post

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Financial Post Ottawa orders regulator to investigate sales practices by big telecom …Financial PostThe Government of Canada has ordered the federal telecom regulator to investigate Canada's largest telecommunications companies for high-pressure sales …Ottawa orders investigation into telecom companies' sales practicesGlobalnews.caOttawa orders probe of high-pressure telecom sales tacticsToronto StarOttawa orders regulator to investigate sales practices by big ... Read More »

Last week in telecoms: satellite winners and 5G losers

Week 24 delivered a gain of 0.1 percent to our European telecoms stock index, far behind the EuroStoxx 50’s 1.7 percent gain. The winners included Inmarsat (+11%) and Iridium (+8.3%), lagging this year’s solid performance of other satellite stocks. TalkTalk (+9.4%) and VEON (+7.1%) also did well, regaining some ground on losses suffered earlier in the year. Greek micro cap ... Read More »

Orange's ex-boss faces trial over suicides at the French telecoms group – Telegraph.co.uk

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Telegraph.co.uk Orange's ex-boss faces trial over suicides at the French telecoms groupTelegraph.co.ukEx-boss Didier Lombard and senior colleagues led the telecoms business through a tough restructuring that aimed to cut 22,000 jobs, move 10,000 staff into other roles and recruit 6,000 new employees. The plan, which began in 2006, aimed to force …30 workers in 2 ... Read More »

Vietnam Telecoms Market Report 2018 – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Vietnam Telecoms Market Report 2018” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. This country report and accompanying data annex provide a comprehensive overview of Vietnam’s telecoms market, including KPIs and data on subscribers, penetration, revenue and ARPU. The report analyses the strategies of major players in the country’s fixed and mobile telecoms markets, and includes market share data ... Read More »