Midweek Mergers: July 30

30 July 2014 |


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

Equinix has completed its acquisition of ALOG Data Centers of Brazil in a $225 million cash transaction. [read more]

Midweek Mergers

Spanish operator Telefónica is discussing a potential acquisition in Mexico, thought to be Iusacell. [read more]

A merger between US players Sprint and T-Mobile US is not likely to surface until September, according to sources. [read more]

Orange will not sell off its Belgian subsidiary Mobistar, after reports emerged that other operators in the market were looking at acquiring the company. [read more]

Cable operator Liberty Global has offered to sell off its pay-TV channel Film1 as part of its concessions to gain approval in its bid to acquire Dutch player Ziggo. [read more]

International Investments

Dutch telecoms group KPN has reported better-than-expected Q2 core profits after the company’s cost-cutting plan made up for poor results in most of its units. [read more]

South African operator Cell C is planning to restructure €160 million worth of debt and free up capital to invest in its network. [read more]

Analysts are warning that Thailand’s decision to suspend its 4G mobile licence auction could cause a loss of $4 billion to the market. [read more]

Infinera has posted its second quarter results for 2014, recording revenues of $165.4 million, compared with $142.8 million in Q1. [read more]

Ofcom is set to review a proposed increase in costs for using airwaves to operate mobile services in the UK. [read more]