Midweek Mergers: January 13

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


Bulgarian competition authorities have approved the sale of leading telecoms operator Vivacom to national businessman Spas Roussev. [read more]


Midweek Mergers


Orange is buying Liberian mobile operator Cellcom from its owners. [read more]


Nigeria’s largest mobile operator MTN has acquired smaller rival, Visafone. [read more]


Telecom Italia has denied any contact with Oi over a potential merger of Oi and Tim Brasil. [read more]


International Investments


Telecom Egypt has missed its end-of-2015 deadline to sell its 45% stake in the local Vodafone operation, which is a condition for the award of a new unified licence. [read more]


Seaborn Networks has completed its $500 million project funding for Seabras-1, a transoceanic subsea cable connecting PoPs in New York City and Sao Paulo. [read more]