Telecommunication

Back to that T-Mobile;Sprint deal

Ajit Pai is the chair of the US regulator the Federal Communications Commission and has also been tweeting about the T-Mobile/Sprint deal.

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More on that Sprint/T-Mobile deal

The boss T-Mobile boss John Legere has just tweeted about that deal with Sprint.

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Concessions offered?

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A year ago, US telecoms giant T-Mobile agreed to buy its rival Sprint in a $26bn (£18.9bn) deal.

It was billed as the merger of America's third and fourth largest mobile carriers and designed to create a more competitive firm with about 130 million customers.

But was expected to attract regulatory scrutiny - which looks as if it is getting closer to being completed as there are reports they will announce a series of changes to their deal.

BreakingBig Australian telecoms deal blocked

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Australian competition authorities have blocked a proposed merger between Vodafone Hutchison Australia and TPG Telecom.

The deal, which was announced last summer, was supposed to create a company which could better compete with Telstra and Optus.

The competition regulator had not said yet why it opposed the deal. More details are due later.

Battle for digital India amid Vodafone mega-merger

Vodafone is merging with Ideal Cellular to create India's largest telecoms firm.
A merger has been announced between the Indian arm of British mobile phone company Vodafone and a local mobile phone company, Idea Cellular, creating the largest telecoms operator in India. 

The BBC's Rahul Tandon has been out on the streets of Kolkata to gauge how people use their mobiles in India's cut-throat telecoms market.

(Photo: A rickshaw driver on his mobile phone in front of advertisement billboards in Kolkata, India. Credit: Reuters/Rupak De Chowdhuri.