AT&T would be interested in exploring options for Vodafone's assets following a potential deal between Vodafone and Verizon Communications in which Vodafone would sell its 45 percent stake in Verizon Wireless to Verizon, according to a Bloomberg report.
This summer, the telecoms sector has been buzzing with a number of events that are set to change our industry in fundamental ways. For those of you coming back from holiday, you've certainly missed a lot! Stay tuned.
After Vodafone confirmed this week it is in talks with Verizon Communications to sell its 45 per cent stake in Verizon Wireless to Verizon, reports now suggest that the remaining Vodafone assets could fall prey to AT&T, which has reportedly been seeking potential European acquisitions this year. Meanwhile other rumours suggest Vodafone could swap its U.S. stake for Liberty Global.
The 4G honeymoon period enjoyed by UK cellco EE is over, with rivals O2 and Vodafone opening their LTE networks for commercial service. O2 arranged a
Vodafone confirmed it is in talks with Verizon Communications to sell its 45 percent stake in Verizon Wireless to Verizon, and reports pegged a potential deal with a value as high as $130 billion.
EE revealed a number of new LTE milestones on Wednesday, as the UK operator tried to steal some of the thunder from rivals Vodafone UK and Telefónica's O2 UK ahead of their respective LTE network launches on Thursday.
The Indian government has reportedly accepted a proposal from Vodafone to enter informal talks to resolve the long-running tax dispute over the operator's acquisition of Vodafone India.
According to UK operator EE, the speed and consistency of LTE service is starting to have some effect on user behaviour, with one notable change being a reduced reliance on both public Wi-Fi and home broadband services.
Two weeks after revealing its LTE launch date in the UK, Telefónica's O2 UK has finally provided more details about the actual plans it intends to offer. Like rival Vodafone, it is focusing heavily on inclusive content to drive sales, but it is also staying safe by matching the prices of existing operator EE.
EE may have a Dutch CEO and French and German parents, but the operator is firmly nailing its British colours to the mast and may seek to further underline its "Britishness" through a London listing possibly as early as next year.