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KPN Foundation blocks Slim’s takeover bid
30 Aug 2013
Carlos Slim’s €7.2 billion takeover bid for KPN has been blocked by the KPN Foundation, an independent entity in the Netherlands formed to protect the Dutch operator.
AT&T to buy out Vodafone?
30 Aug 2013
AT&T could use Verizon’s pending deal to acquire Vodafone’s stake in Verizon Wireless to potentially buy out the UK group’s remaining assets.
SDN could save operators $4 billion
29 Aug 2013
Software Defined Networking (SDN) could save operators an estimated $4 billion in capex by 2017, according to a survey conducted by Strategy Analytics.
Microsoft CEO to retire within a year
23 Aug 2013
Steve Ballmer, CEO at Microsoft, will be retiring and leaving his position within 12 months, once it has chosen an appropriate successor.
Level 3 signs gaming partnership
22 Aug 2013
UK-based gaming software provider Mastertronic has selected Level 3 Communication’s CDN solution for enhanced download speeds.
Slim secures financing for KPN bid
21 Aug 2013
Carlos Slim’s America Movil has today announced that financing has been secured for its €7.2 billion takeover bid for KPN.
América Móvil eyes KPN potential
12 Aug 2013
América Móvil reportedly wants to “unlock value” from Dutch firm KPN, and is not just interested in its German arm, E-Plus.
Leap Wireless reports Q2 losses
02 Aug 2013
US provider Leap Wireless has reported a Q2 2013 net loss of $163 million, a significant increase from $41.6 million for the same period in 2012.