Vodafone's Kenya-based unit Safaricom may drop plans to buy some of the mobile network assets of Essar Telecom Kenya due to a lack of regulatory certainty.
As the European Parliament gets ready to vote on single market regulation for the European telecoms industry next week, Neelie Kroes is building up momentum by highlighting how such regulation stands to benefit the market in years to come and claiming that the biggest border to such changes "is in our minds".
AT&T has been told by the Michigan Public Service Commission that it now has to file an IP service interconnection agreement with Sprint.
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler outlined his vision for how the commission will make the 3.5 GHz band open for wireless broadband use, hitting on the three-tier structure that has been at the center of debate around the band for months.
As the FCC works to finalize rules for next year's incentive auctions of 600 MHz broadcast TV spectrum, the lobbyists who work for the Tier 1 wireless carriers are seeing a booming industry.
Egypt's Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) is preparing new joint licences that will enable operators to offer fixed and mobile services in the country.
Nokia said its €5.4 billion ($7.4 billion) deal to sell its devices and services unit to Microsoft is now expected to close in April, missing the previous deadline of the first quarter of the year.
AT&T Mobility is seeking to buy more 700 MHz and AWS spectrum, indicating that even as it pushes for more airwave through auctions it is still intent on gobbling up spectrum on the secondary market.
Verizon Wireless and Dish Network are battling over whether the forthcoming auction of AWS-3 spectrum should include rules that require interoperability with Dish's AWS-4 airwaves.
Hutchison Whampoa's Republic of Ireland operator, 3 Ireland, would establish a ready made fourth mobile operator in the country if the European Commission (EC) approves a €780 million ($1 billion) acquisition of Telefonica's local O2 business.