Midweek Mergers: November 27

27 November 2013 | Kavit Majithia


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


 

Orange has agreed the sale of its Dominican Republic business to Altice, the Luxembourg-based cable and telecoms company, for $1.4 billion. [read more]

 

Midweek Mergers


 

French telco Vivendi has confirmed plans to demerge its mobile arm, SFR. [read more]

 

Comcast is reportedly weighing up plans make a bid for Time Warner Cable, which is valued at $38 billion. [read more]

 

T-Mobile Netherlands has announced plans to sell its broadband business Euronet/T-Mobile Online to the Canal Digitaal Satelliet Group (CanalDigitaal). [read more]

 

International Investments


 

China will launch commercial 4G services on December 18, according to local reports. [read more]

 

Telefónica is open to mergers, acquisitions and network-sharing deals in Mexico, the company’s COO has said. [read more]

 

The Belgian government has dismissed Belgacom CEO, Didier Bellens, from his position, partly due to his repeated criticism of the authorities. [read more]