Midweek Mergers: May 27

Midweek Mergers: May 27

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



Charter Communications has agreed to purchase Time Warner Cable for approximately $55 billion. [read more

Midweek Mergers



Deutsche Telekom will spend a further €900 million for full ownership of Slovak Telekom. [read more



Altice is to acquire a majority stake in Suddenlink Communications, in a deal valued at $9.1 billion. [read more



The European Commission (EC) has approved Orange's €3.4 billion acquisition of Jazztel, subject to several concessions from the French operator. [read more]



Telecom Italia is planning to sell 40% of its mobile tower unit, Infrastructure Wireless Italiane (Inwit), in an initial public offering. [read more]

International Investments



China will spend $182 billion (1.13 trillian yuan) by the end of 2017, to improve internet access as the country seeks to boost growth. [read more



Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone Group and Telefonica are set to bid for spectrum in Germany's frequency auction. [read more