Midweek Mergers: February 19

Midweek Mergers: February 19

Capacity brings you the latest mergers and acquisitions in the wholesale arena. If you have any deals you'd like us to share, please tweet us @capacitymag or email editorial@capacitymedia.com.

Deal of the week


US conglomerate Comcast has put forward a successful $45 billion offer for Time Warner Cable (TWC). [read more]


Midweek Mergers


Indian operator Bharti Airtel is set to acquire mobile operator Loop Mobile in a $112.74 million deal. [read more]


Deutsche Telekom is close to finalising an agreement with Greek officials to increase its 40% stake in OTE. [read more]


The Slovakian government has said that it will sell a 49% stake in state incumbent Slovak Telekom later this year. [read more]


International Investments


India’s 2G spectrum auction has raised nearly $10 billion in bids, with market leaders Bharti Airtel and Vodafone securing highly sought 900MHz band in the three major cities of Mumbai, New Delhi and Kolkata. [read more]


The central African country of Chad is in the process of privatising its state-owned telecoms company, Groupe SOTEL. [read more]


Tata Communications has announced its results for the quarter and nine months ended December 31 2013. [read more]