Patrick Drahi’s Altice is now the largest shareholder in BT after it acquired 12.1% of the company, worth £2.2 billion.
Rogers Communications has announced plans to purchase its Canadian rival Shaw Communications in a deal worth $26 billion.
The Swiss Competition Commission (WEKO) has approved the acquisition of telecommunications company Sunrise by Liberty Global’s subsidiary UPC.
Competition and Markets Authority has made a request to the European Commission for it to refer the proposed merger of Virgin Media and Virgin Mobile with O2 to the UK regulator.
TalkTalk has confirmed it has received a takeover bid Toscafund Asset Management LLP.
Swiss telecommunications company Salt considers suing Sunrise, arguing that its competitor’s sale to Liberty Global would be in breach of an agreement signed months earlier.
Srini Gopalan, currently board member for Europe, will be the new board member for Germany at Deutsche Telekom as of November 1, 2020.
BT is in talks about selling off part of its stake in its broadband infrastructure company Openreach.
Network operators, integrators and software vendors have joined forces to create Leitstand, an open-source community that aims to increase the efficiency of developing, buying and running network management systems for next generation carrier networks.
German telco Deutsche Telekom has added 74,000 new subscribers to its domestic TV platform MagentaTV in Q4 2019.