Dish Network Corp (DISH.O) and T-Mobile US Inc (TMUS.N) are in talks over a merger that would combine the second-largest satellite TV operator in the United States with the fourth-largest wireless carrier, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Hutchison Whampoa (0013.HK), owner of Britain's fourth-largest mobile operator Three, is in talks with Telefonica (TEF.MC) about buying its O2 network, the Sunday Times reported, citing unnamed city sources.
EE's German and French owners confirmed on Wednesday they were in talks to sell Britain's biggest mobile network operator to BT (BT.L) as part of a wider review of its options. Fixed-line operator BT said on Monday it was in talks with both Telefonica's (TEF.MC) O2 and a rival operator about buying a mobile business.
Polish broadcaster TVN TVN.WA and a local unit of German telecommunications company Deutsche Telekom (DTEGn.DE), T-Mobile Polska, said they have entered a strategic partnership and will offer a subscription video-on-demand service.
America Movil is not talking to anybody at this stage about a possible purchase of T-Mobile US, Chief Executive Daniel Hajj told a conference call on Friday.
French low-cost telecoms operator Iliad SA (ILD.PA) abandoned its attempt to buy T-Mobile US Inc (TMUS.N) on Monday because of resistance from majority owner Deutsche Telekom (DTEGn.DE), becoming the third bidder to walk away from the carrier in three years.
Facebook (FB.O), the world's most popular social network, gained European Union clearance on Friday for its proposed $19 billion takeover of mobile messaging startup WhatsApp in a deal setting it against the telecoms industry.
Cisco Systems will invest $1 billion over two years to expand its cloud offerings, the company said on Monday, linking hundreds of data centers and cloud providers around the world in a network with more than 30 partners.
Deutsche Telekom (DTEGn.DE) is preparing for the possibility of keeping its investment in T-Mobile US (TMUS.N) for at least another year as it fears the sole current suitor for the U.S. firm will fail to come through with a sufficiently attractive offer, three people familiar with the matter said.
French low-cost telecom operator Iliad has set a mid-October deadline to decide whether to improve its bid for T-Mobile US or walk away as it faces resistance from seller Deutsche Telekom, several people familiar with the situation said.
Teqcycle Solutions, a Munich-based firm that provides mobile devices trade-in and reuse solutions, has bagged an undisclosed investment from T-Venture Holding, a subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom.
Softbank Corp is reportedly in discussions with T-Mobile owner Deutsche Telekom AG to thresh out obstacles for a potential T-Mobile acquisition, according to sources interviewed by Bloomberg.
Japan-based SoftBank Corp is in final stages of talks with T-Mobile parent company Deutsche Telekom about acquiring the U.S.-based wireless carrier
Deutsche Telekom's statement revealed that it has a strategic partnership with Twitter Inc to boost the former's opportunities in innovative marketing, advertising and customer service.
The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported on Thursday including Omnicom, General Motors, Deutsche Telekom, Devon Energy and others