Midweek Mergers: March 18

18 March 2015 |


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

Telstra is to acquire Globecast Australia; a leading provider of media services for broadcasters in Australasia. [read more]

 

Midweek Mergers

Australia’s TPG Telecom is set to buy rival iiNet in a deal worth $1.1 billion (A$1.4 billion). [read more]

Seaborn Networks has acquired backhaul and metro fibre network capacity in São Paulo from Netell Telecom and Citatel Dutos e Fibras Opticas for its Brazil-US subsea cable. [read more]

Brazil’s telecoms regulator has approved an equity swap between Vivendi and Telefónica as part of the acquisition of GVT by the Spanish group. [read more]

Ericsson has purchased the telecoms business of Sunrise Technology, a Chinese provider of IT services in the operations and business support systems (OSS/BSS) domain. [read more]

 

International Investments

Orange will invest over €15 billion into upgrading its networks by 2018, according to the company’s latest strategic plan to 2020. [read more]

Sky and TalkTalk have called on the regulator, Ofcom, to split BT and Openreach as part of its first digital telecoms review in a decade. [read more]