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BT staff latest in Britain to vote for strikes over pay

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Logo of British Telecom (BT) is displayed outside a store in London, Britain, November 15, 2019. REUTERS/Simon Dawson Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Nearly 96% of 21,000 Openreach engineers vote to strike Majority of BT call centre staff voting also choose strike BT says vote result......

Axiata, Telenor win approval to form Malaysia’s top mobile operator

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A general view of the Axiata headquarters building in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, October 1, 2019. REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng/ Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KUALA LUMPUR, June 29 (Reuters) – Malaysia’s communications regulator on Wednesday approved a merger between the mobile operations of Axiata Group Bhd (AXIA.KL)......

Canada’s Rogers, Shaw, watchdog agree to start mediation over C$20 bln deal

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General view of the Rogers Building, quarters of Rogers Communications in Toronto, Ontario, Canada October 22, 2021. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TORONTO, June 24 (Reuters) – Rogers Communications Inc (RCIb.TO), Shaw Communications Inc (SJRb.TO) and Canada’s competition bureau have agreed to start a......

Swedish court upholds ban on Huawei sale of 5G gear

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STOCKHOLM, June 22 (Reuters) – A Swedish appeals court on Wednesday upheld a ruling by a lower court that banned Huawei (HWT.UL) from selling 5G equipment in the country, in the latest setback to the Chinese telecoms company’s hopes of staging a comeback. In 2020, Swedish telecom regulator PTS unexpectedly......

Canada’s competition agency reiterates opposition to Rogers-Shaw deal

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The Rogers Building, home of Rogers Communications in Toronto, Ontario, Canada October 22, 2021. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TORONTO, June 17 (Reuters) – Canada’s antitrust regulator said on Friday that the merger of Rogers Communications (RCIb.TO) and Shaw Communications (SJRb.TO) should not go......

Saudi Telecom shares rise on $8 bln capital increase proposal

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A man passes the Saudi Telecom STC office in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia February 6, 2018. REUTERS/Faisal Al Nasser Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register DUBAI, June 12 (Reuters) – Saudi Telecom (7010.SE) said on Sunday its board had proposed increasing the company’s share capital by 30 billion......

Rogers Communications’ executive Loretta Rogers dies at the age of 83

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Loretta Rogers looks out of her car window after attending the funeral for her late husband Ted Rogers, President and CEO of Rogers Communications, in Toronto December 9, 2008. REUTERS/Mark Blinch/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 11 (Reuters) – Rogers Communications Inc’s (RCIb.TO) Loretta......

Canada’s move to bulk up antitrust muscle may miss root of problem

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TORONTO, June 5 (Reuters) – Waves of industry consolidation over the decades have resulted in fewer choices for customers from telecoms to banking, with Canadians paying the world’s most expensive mobile phone bills and forking out more for everyday banking, consumer advocates say. Now, the government says enough is enough.......

Telecom Italia CEO says aims to maximize assets value in spin-off plan

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Telecom Italia (TIM) General Manager Pietro Labriola poses for a portrait at the company’s headquarters in Rome, Italy, January 17, 2022. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TRENTO, Italy, June 5 (Reuters) – Telecom Italia (TIM) (TLIT.MI) will pursue a plan to separate its......

Rogers asks tribunal to scrap Canada competition bureau’s rejection of Shaw takeover

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A person walks near the Rogers Communications building in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on October 22, 2021. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 3 (Reuters) – Rogers Communications Inc (RCIb.TO) on Friday asked a tribunal to scrap Canada competition bureau’s rejection to its C$20 billion......

Italy’s TIM, CDP set to clear preliminary accord on single network – sources

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The Tim logo is seen at its headquarters in Rome, Italy November 22, 2021. REUTERS/Yara Nardi/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MILAN, May 29 (Reuters) – Telecom Italia (TIM) and state lender CDP are expected to reach preliminary agreement on Sunday to merge the phone......

Cisco shares plunge after China lockdowns, Ukraine crisis hits outlook

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The Cisco Systems logo is seen as part of a display at the Microsoft Ignite technology conference in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., May 4, 2015. REUTERS/Jim Young Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register May 18 (Reuters) – Cisco Systems Inc (CSCO.O) cut its full-year earnings forecast on Wednesday......

UAE telecoms group e& buys 9.8% stake in Vodafone for $4.4 billion

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The Vodafone logo is seen at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, February 28, 2018. REUTERS/Sergio Perez/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register DUBAI, May 14 (Reuters) – Emirates Telecommunications Group Company PJSC (ETISALAT.AD), now known as e&, has acquired a 9.8% stake in Vodafone......

Canada antitrust watchdog open to deal on Rogers bid for Shaw

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A person walks near the Rogers Communications building in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on October 22, 2021. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TORONTO, May 13 (Reuters) – Canada’s competition bureau said on Friday that its decision to start litigation to block a C$20 billion ($15.5......

European stocks mark positive end to volatile week

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STOXX 600 rises for first week in five Casino jumps as TotalEnergies, Engie eye renewables arm Vestas slides after Berenberg downgrade May 13 (Reuters) – European shares rose on Friday, closing higher for the first time in five weeks, as a bout of bargain hunting took over after worries about......

Analysis: South Korea’s high-speed 5G mobile revolution gives way to evolution

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Engineers set up a 5G base station in Seoul, South Korea, May 31, 2019, in this handout picture provided by SK Telecom. Picture taken May 31, 2019. SK Telecom/Handout via REUTERS/Files Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, May 13 (Reuters) – South Korea was the first......

Morning Bid: TGIF – is it over yet?

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A trader works on the trading floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., May 5, 2022. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/Files Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register A look at the day ahead in markets from Dhara Ranasinghe. After a wild ride, markets......

Telefonica quarterly profit tops forecast on price rises, cost cuts

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The logo of Spanish Telecom company Telefonica is seen during GSMA’s 2022 Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain February 28, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MADRID, May 12 (Reuters) – Spanish telecom company Telefonica (TEF.MC) posted a smaller-than-expected fall in first-quarter net......

Proposed Rogers-Shaw merger concessions insufficient – competition agency

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May 10 (Reuters) – Canada’s competition agency said on Tuesday that concessions offered by Rogers Communications Inc (RCIb.TO) to acquire Shaw Communications Inc (SJRb.TO) in a $16 billion deal were insufficient. The companies have proposed full divesture of Shaw’s wireless business, Freedom Mobile, to address concerns abut the deal’s anti-competitive......

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