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Report: Wind Italy launches refinancing of €1.8B loan after agreeing tower sale

Italy-based operator Wind launched a refinancing of its €1.8 billion ($1.9 billion) leveraged loans after reaching agreement on a sale of its tower subsidiary Galata to Spain's Abertis Telecom Terrestre, banking sources told Reuters on Friday.

Tele2 relaunches an MVNO in Austria

Tele2 unveiled plans to again offer mobile services in Austria after reaching a deal to establish a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) on T-Mobile Austria's network.

EC's Vestager hints at closer scrutiny of future operator consolidation

Orange, Telenor and Hutchison Whampoa may not be assured of receiving European Commission (EC) approval for planned mergers in Spain, Denmark and the UK simply because the EC cleared similar deals in recent years.

Vodafone to offer M-Pesa payments between Tanzania and Kenya

Vodafone extended the M-Pesa mobile money transfer and payments service to the international payments market, launching its first international money transfer corridor between Tanzania and Kenya.

Comcast's backup plan? Possibly buy Netflix, Cablevision, T-Mobile … the list goes on, analyst Greenfield says

What will happen if regulators shoot down the proposed merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable? BTIG Research analyst Richard Greenfield postulated quite a few interesting possibilities in a blog post published last week.

Five reasons why AT&T and Verizon should worry about Level 3 in biz services

Each quarter Level 3 Communications has been making progress in growing its Core Network Services (CNS) revenues, with enterprise services being the key driver.

Lumos expects small cell, dark fiber RFPs to heat up, says Biltz

Lumos Networks CEO Tim Biltz says the company expects to see more requests for proposals (RFPs) from its wireless carrier customers for small cell backhaul and dark fiber.

TiVo launches network comedy curation feature, pokes NBCU in the eye

Just three days after Comcast's NBCUniversal division announced the launch of a new comedy-focused SVOD service, the conglomerate has been outmaneuvered by TiVo.

VSG: Orange, BT maintain top global Ethernet ranking with broad reach, fiber footprint

Orange Business and BT continued to hold on to their top spots in Vertical Systems Group's Ethernet Leaderboard due to continually broadening their reach and fiber footprint into more locations to satisfy multinational corporation needs.

Report: Google's MVNO to only run on Nexus 6, will switch between Sprint, T-Mobile and Wi-Fi networks

According to a Wall Street Journal article, Google's forthcoming MVNO service will only work on the company's Nexus 6 smartphone, built by Lenovo's Motorola. The report said the service could launch in the coming weeks, unless it is delayed, and will automatically provide users with the best network for their location, whether that's a Wi-Fi network, Sprint's network or T-Mobile US' network.