Posts Tagged ‘Consolidation’

 

France mobile bid could extend consolidation trend

PARIS French conglomerate Bouygues offered 10.5 billion euros for control of mobile operator SFR telecommunications, launching a bidding war Thursday that could extend the wireless industry's attempts to consolidate in Europe.

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Charlie Rose Talks to Sprint Nextel's Dan Hesse

The CEO discusses the benefits of his $20 billion deal with Japan's SoftBank'and foresees a future filled with more consolidation

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AT&T chief Randall Stephenson predicts more mergers, changes in consumer smartphone plans

AT&T Chief Executive Randall Stephenson said Friday that the wireless industry is likely to experience more consolidation, with firms buying up each other's spectrum assets to deal with skyrocketing demand by smartphone users. Read full article >>

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AT&T: Telecom consolidation 'logical,' inevitable

Quot;I think it is logical to assume you're going to have two or three and certainly not six and seven competitors in any marketplace," says AT&T CFO John Stephens. Originally posted at News - Mobile

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U.S. fails to describe wireless industry as competitive

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission for the first time since 2002 did not describe the wireless industry as having "effective competition," a situation one senior regulator blamed on consolidation. (15 hours ago)

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