Mergers: Commission clears Vodafone/Liberty Global telecoms joint venture, subject to conditions; rejects referral request by Dutch competition authority

Commission, Vodafone/Liberty, Joint Venture The following press release was issued by the European Commission on August 3, 2016 15:45. The Commission had concerns that the proposed transaction would have eliminated the benefits brought to the Dutch telecoms market by Vodafone’s recent entry. Indeed, absent the merger, Vodafone had the potential to become a strong competitor

EC to rule on Liberty Vodafone Netherlands JV on 19 July

EC, Liberty, Vodafone, Netherlands, JV Companies aim to complete merger by end of 2016 in bid to ramp up rivalry with KPN. The European Commission (EC) will decide by 19 July whether to approve Liberty Global and Vodafone’s planned merger in the Netherlands, it emerged this week. PREMIUM CONTENT: Please Login, or subscribe for access.

XL Axiata, Indosat Ooredoo form joint venture in Indonesia

XL Axiata The new firm will provide consultancy services for future collaboration between the two telcos Indonesian telecom operator XL Axiata announced it will enter a joint venture with compatriot operator Indosat Ooredoo to provide consultancy services in future network collaboration between the two firms. The JV is dubbed PT One Indonesia Synergy. “The purpose

Tesco seeks deal to buy O2 out of joint venture for mobile push

Tesco Mobile O2 Uk Tesco is planning to take advantage of the fallout from Hutchison’s £10.25bn takeover of O2 with a big push in the UK mobile market, seeking to expand sales outside the tough groceries market. The supermarket, which has had a 50:50 joint venture with O2 since 2003, is aiming to buy the

Sprint Announces Joint Venture with Dixons Carphone – Europe’s Leading Wireless Retailer

Sprint Plans to open up to 500 Sprint-branded retail stores nationwide Sprint (NYSE:S) and Dixons Carphone, the leading European wireless and consumer electronics retailer, today formally announced a joint venture to open and operate up to 500 new Sprint-branded stores across the U.S. The agreement comes after a successful pilot program launched last year, which

CAT board gives nod to Tesco 3G venture

Hypermarket chain Tesco Lotus has finally entered into a joint venture agreement with CAT Telecom Plc to provide third-generation (3G) wireless broadband services under the mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) model, after a year of negotiations. The 50:50 venture contract between the retail giant and CAT is expected to be signed early next year, while


A ECT iria lançar uma operadora móvel virtual com os Correios italianos, que desistiram da empreitada. Agora, a empresa brasileira refaz o modelo de negócios, pensando, inclusive, no credenciamento, e não mais em autorização, devido à queda da interconexão. O projeto dos Correios brasileiro de se tornar uma operadora de celular está sendo reavaliado. Depois


A joint venture entre a ECT e o Poste Italiane depende da aprovação, pelos acionistas do grupo italiano, do acordo comercial e dos investimentos, o que deve acontecer em setembro. A aprovação pelos acionistas do Grupo Poste Italiane para firmar a joint venture com a ECT para operar o serviço móvel de rede virtual (MVNO)

Malaysian MVNO Xox, e-horizon establish JV to market Voopee

The Board of Directors of XOX Bhd is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, XOX Media Sdn Bhd has on 21 March 2014 entered into a Joint Venture Term Sheet with Peltola Invest AB and e- horizon Pte Ltd for the development, marketing and sales of a mobile application brand named “Voopee” to the global market (“Joint Venture”)