Midweek Mergers: July 8

08 July 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

 Bharti Airtel has sold its tower assets in five African countries for over $1.3 billion. [read more]  

Midweek Mergers

 Level 3 Communications has acquired Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) mitigation company Black Lotus in a bid to enhance its security offering. [read more
 KPN has acquired hosting and cloud services provider IS Group for an undisclosed sum. [read more
 Globe Telecom has received approval for the long-awaited takeover of Bayan Telecommunications. [read more
 Cisco looks set to acquire cloud-based security firm OpenDNS for $635 million as it aims to enhance its security offering. [read more

International Investments 

 Airtel Kenya has this week revealed an investment strategy totalling approximately $186 million (KES19 billion) for its operations in the country over the next three years. [read more
 India’s industry leaders have committed approximately $75 billion to India’s Digital India programme. [read more
 Mexican operator Totalplay may participate in an upcoming tender for a $7 billion wholesale mobile network in Mexico. [read more