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Moscow court blocks Megafon Turkcell merger
15 Nov 2010

A Moscow appeals court has blocked an attempt by Nordic telco Teliasonera and industrial conglomerate Alfa Group to combine their stakes in Russian mobile operator Megafon, merging it with Turkish MNO Turkcell.

Kenyan operators start price war
15 Nov 2010

Kenyan telecoms operators have started a tariff price war after regulators cut interconnection rates and Bharti Airtel entered the African telecoms market.

Wholesale telecoms set for growth
15 Nov 2010

The global wholesale telecoms market is prospering and set for future growth, according to exclusive research conducted by Capacity and leading independent analyst firm Yankee Group.

Ukrainian government to privatise Ukrtelecom
15 Nov 2010

As Ukraine’s economic situation worsens following the global financial crisis, the government has launched a privatisation tender of Ukrtelecom to raise $1.3 billion.

AT&T and Verizon increase data centres
15 Nov 2010

AT&T has opened its third internet data centre (IDC) in the UK as the global provider increases its hosting capabilities and services portfolio worldwide.

Nigeria to privatise Nitel for $2.5 billion
15 Nov 2010

Nigeria’s fixed-line incumbent Nitel will be sold to New Generation Telecom for approximately $2.5 billion following government approval of a tender offer.

Thai government asks for nationwide broadband network
15 Nov 2010

The government of Thailand has called on the country’s two state-owned telecoms companies, as well as privately-owned network operators, to back the creation of a new nationwide low-cost broadband project.

Telenor commits to Indian operations
15 Nov 2010

Norway-based global carrier Telenor has reaffirmed its commitment to the Indian telecoms market, countering speculation that it was planning an exit.

Vimpelcom buys Orascom and Wind
15 Nov 2010

Russian operator Vimpelcom has agreed to acquire most of the telecoms assets of Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris in a $6.5 billion deal, creating the world’s fifth largest mobile network operator (MNO) by subscriber base.

BT allows competitors to access to high-speed network
15 Nov 2010

UK incumbent BT has been ordered by the country’s regulator Ofcom to allow competitors to offer services over its new fibre to the home (FTTH) network, but will be allowed to set its own wholesale pricing.

Etisalat looks at stake in Zain
15 Nov 2010

Etisalat is close to agreeing a deal to acquire a 46% stake in Kuwaiti operator Zain for approximately $12 billion, according to worldwide media sources.

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