Mergers and acquisitions

Digicel denies China Mobile approach for Pacific assets
Digicel has operations across the Caribbean, Latin America and the Pacific
Virgin Media and O2 announce £31bn mega merger in the UK
The deal will see the pair invest around £10 billion in UK connectivity over the next 5 years
DT eyes merger opportunities in Europe, after Sprint and T-Mobile deal closes in the US
Deutsche Telekom remains Europe’s second largest provider of telecoms services
Telecom Italia confirms ongoing talks to merge with Open Fiber
The two companies have been exploring the possibility of a merger for over six months, as Italy looks to kick start its full fibre network rollout in earnest
Vodafone NZ to merge with Sky Network
$2.4 billion deal to offer customers packages of entertainment, broadband and mobile
Deal makers
The past year saw a flurry of various types of deal in MEA region's telecoms sector
France Telecom closes in on Mobinil
France Telecom eyes 95% stake in Egypt's Mobinil
NSN acquires Motorola's network assets
NSN becomes the world's second largest wireless vendor