Midweek Mergers: August 26

26 August 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

 Orange has completed the acquisition of its remaining 5.25% of shares in Jazztel, giving it full ownership of the broadband company. [read more

Midweek Mergers

 MegaFon has acquired four subsidiaries of regional mobile operator Smarts in a bid to bolster its spectrum position. [read more
 Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari has ordered an investigation into the sale of Nigeria Telecommunications Company (NITEL). [read more
 MTN Group has begun discussions with IHS Holding to sell its towers in South Africa in a deal valued at as much as $2 billion. [read more

International Investments

 China Telecom has announced its first half results for 2015, with a decline of 4% in net profit to $1.71 billion (10.98 billion yuan). [read more

 Thailand’s telecoms regulator has raised the reserve price of the 900MHz spectrum in its upcoming auction in November. [read more