Midweek Mergers: December 3

Midweek Mergers: December 3

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

Nordic operators Telenor and TeliaSonera are to merge their Danish operations and form a joint venture. [read more]

Midweek Mergers

Deutsche Telekom and Orange have confirmed reports that BT Group is in talks to acquire UK mobile operator EE. [read more]

Hutchison Whampoa is reportedly preparing a bid for EE or O2, as the two UK mobile operators also hold preliminary talks with BT on a deal. [read more]

Vodafone is reviewing potential acquisitions, including Liberty Global, to counter possible consolidation in the UK market. [read more]

Altice has entered exclusive talks to acquire Oi’s operations in Portugal for $9.2 billion. [read more]

Vodafone Qatar has abandoned its bid to buy state-owned wholesale internet provider Qatar National Broadband Network (QNBN). [read more]

International Investments

Six companies have applied to take part in Poland’s forthcoming LTE spectrum auction. [read more]

American Tower is to acquire over 4,800 communications towers in Nigeria from Bharti Airtel. [read more]