Midweek Mergers: January 7

Midweek Mergers: January 7

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

Nokia Networks has completed the acquisition of the mobile network business of Panasonic System Networks (PSN) in Japan. [read more]

Midweek Mergers

Russian operator Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) has acquired the regional assets of SMARTS, a mobile operator active in the Volga and Central regions. [read more]

German cable network operator Tele Columbus is moving ahead with its delayed initial public offering (IPO). [read more]

O2 Czech Republic is considering the spin-off of its fixed and mobile infrastructure into a separate unit, the company said in a filing. [read more]

South African mobile carrier Cell C is set to oppose Vodacom’s planned acquisition of Neotel at an Icasa hearing next week. [read more]

NTT DoCoMo has revealed that it has filed a request for arbitration with Tata Group’s holding company, Tata Sons, over the sale of DoCoMo’s stake in Tata Teleservices. [read more]

International Investments

The Indian government plans to raise approximately $10.2 billion from its spectrum auction in February. [read more]

Ken Hu, CEO at Chinese vendor Huawei, has said that he believes advances in cloud computing have increased the company’s 2014 sales revenue by 15% to $46 billion. [read more]

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