Midweek Mergers: October 22

22 October 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

PCCW Global has acquired European security-as-a-service solutions provider Crypteia Networks, in a bid to defend its customers against new-age security breaches. [read more]

Midweek Mergers

GTT Communications has completed the $40-million acquisition of data service provider UNSi. [read more]

Global operator VimpelCom has sold off its telecoms businesses in Central African Republic and Burundi, for approximately $65 million. [read more]

European bandwidth infrastructure provider euNetworks has acquired Swiss dark fibre network operator Fibrelac. [read more]

Technology firm Dimension Data has acquired two privately owned companies, Agile Business Solutions and Xpedia Fusion. [read more]

State-owned Telekom Slovenia is expected to be sold in early 2015. [read more]
Russian operator MTS could sell its minority stake in Ukraine to a western company, as pressure mounts on the operator following political instability in the country. [read more]
The South African government is considering selling its 13.9% stake in Vodafone’s Vodacom subsidiary in the country. [read more]

International Investments

Huawei has announced plans to step up its procurement spending in Europe, as part of its investment strategy in the region. [read more]

Telefónica has partnered with innovation developer VLX Ventures with the intention of investing in startup companies across Israel. [read more]

PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia (Telkom Indonesia) will spend $3.69 billion (Rp 45 trillion) in 2015 on a national broadband plan. [read more]

Thailand’s Advanced Info Service (AIS) is planning a $142.2 million (4.6 billion baht) investment in fixed-line broadband networks in the country. [read more]