Midweek Mergers: September 10

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

Deal of the week


Global Capacity has entered an agreement to acquire the network services business unit of US service solutions provider MegaPath. [read more]

Midweek Mergers


VimpelCom’s Italian subsidiary Wind has invited bidders for the sale and lease-back of its 11,000 mobile masts, in a deal that could be worth €500 million. [read more]


Indian operator Bharti Airtel has agreed to sell off 3,500 mobile masts across six African countries to telecoms infrastructure player Eaton Towers. [read more]


CenturyLink is reportedly lining up a move for Rackspace Hosting as it aims to expand its presence in cloud computing. [read more]


Telecom Italia may be forced to reconsider its sale of Telecom Argentina to investment fund Fintech if the Argentinean government continues to stall on the deal. [read more]


Vivendi is said to be interested in acquiring Telefónica’s 11% stake in Italian pay-TV business Mediaset Premium. [read more]


South African company MTN is to launch a joint venture with tower firm IHS for the tower company to operate and manage the operator’s 9,151 transmitter towers in Nigeria. [read more]

International Investments


US network markets are set to experience slower revenue growth in the second half of this year as the country’s operators prepare to settle on large scale mergers. [read more]


Charter Communications and Comcast’s joint spin-off company will be named GreatLand Connections. [read more]



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