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T-Mobile US adds 2 mln customers in Q3, ups FY guidance

T-Mobile US added 2.0 million new customers in the third quarter for a total of over 67 million. The number of branded postpaid phone net additions amounted to 851,000, with churn falling 14 basis points from the year before to 1.32 percent. Postpaid growth under the T-Mobile brand reached 851,000 new customers in the quarter. T-Mobile also gained 684,000 prepaid ... Read More »

New MTN CEO Shuter to start in March 2017

African operator MTN announced that its new CEO Rob Shuter will start on 13 March 2017. Shuter, currently CEO of Vodafone Netherlands, was named MTN CEO in June, and at the time MTN said he would start no later than 01 July 2017.  In a trading update for Q3, MTN said the start date had been brought forward, and will ... Read More »

AT&T to buy Time Warner for USD 85 billion

AT&T has agreed to acquire the media group Time Warner for a combination of cash and stock worth USD 85 billion. After expanding to Latin America and acquiring satellite TV provider DirecTV last year, AT&T is looking to video content for its next area of growth, acquiring with Time Warner assets such as HBO, CNN, TNT, Turner and the Warner ... Read More »

AT&T, Time Warner meet on possible merger – report

Senior executives at AT&T and Time Warner have met in recent weeks to discuss various business strategies including a possible merger, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg. The talks, which at this stage are informal, have focused on building relations between the companies rather than establishing the terms of a specific transaction, the report said, noting that neither side ... Read More »

Telia posts SEK 8.8 bln loss on Uzbekistan settlement

Telia reported a net loss of SEK 8.81 billion for the third quarter, compared to a profit of SEK 4.59 billion a year ago, due to provisions of SEK 12.5 billion for settling investigations into alleged corruption in obtaining its licence in Uzbekistan. Underlying profit from continuing operations, which excludes its activities in Eurasia and Spain up for sale, was ... Read More »

Microsoft grows underlying earnings on expansion in cloud

Microsoft reported better-than-expected results for its fiscal first quarter to September, driven by continued strength in its cloud services business. Revenue was little changed year-on-year at USD 20.5 billion, but excluding Windows deferral revenues and currency effects, rose 5 percent. Operating profit fell 10 percent to USD 5.2 billion, and net profit dropped 4 percent to USD 4.7 billion, also ... Read More »

China to open internet for Beijing 2022 Olympics – IOC

The International Olympics Committee is confident China will offer uncensored internet when it hosts the 2022 Winter Games, Reuters reports, citing a senior IOC official. However, China released no details related to this matter. Free internet is “guaranteed in the bid”, said IOC VP Juan Antonio Samaranch Jr. “All the experience that we’ve had with Beijing is that they’ve always ... Read More »

Proximus bundles all services with Tuttimus, Bizz All-in

Belgian operator Proximus has added two quad-play subscriptions to its offer: Tuttimus for consumers and Bizz All-in for business users. Both became available on 17 October. Tuttimus can be aligned to the needs of the customer, with prices starting at EUR 99.95. Each family has its own mobile data bundle, with unlimited internet at home. Depending on use, the customer ... Read More »

NLEx enters Dutch market with all-in-one for EUR 29.95/mth

The Dutch Energy Company (NLE) officially launched telecom services on 17 October under the NLEx name. NLEx will provide all-in-one services over DSL for EUR 29.95 per month. The monthly price will apply to all three versions, namely 20/2, 50/5 and 100/10 Mbps, and will be valid for the first year. NLEX uses KPN’s copper and fibre network. The fibre ... Read More »

Vodafone Egypt signs 4G licence deal with NTRA

Vodafone Egypt says it has signed an agreement with industry regulator NTRA to acquire a 4G and virtual fixed license. In a statement, the operator said the agreement gives additional spectrum to complement Vodafone’s existing strong spectrum holdings relevant to 4G. With the agreement, Vodafone said it will be able to provide consumer and business customers world class 4G services in Egypt. ... Read More »