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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/16/2018
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Swedish mobile service provider Tele2 will acquire cable operator Com Hem in a deal valued at about US$3.3 billion so that it can offer a full range of fixed and ...
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A lot of money and shares are going to be sloshing around Altice as part of the dramatic restructuring the service provider announced earlier today. But behind all ...
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Network operator Altice is spinning off its US subsidiary and restructuring its European operation in a major overhaul aimed at reinvigorating the underperforming ...
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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/8/2018
Sigfox appears to be hemorrhaging top-level staff. The French Internet of Things (IoT) specialist, which has already seen an exodus of managers in recent months, is ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 1/4/2018
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Unified communications (UC) specialists Blueface and Star2Star are merging in a $500 million deal they say will create a "top five" player in the UC market.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/2/2018
France's Sigfox has seemingly bid adieu to another senior executive with the departure in recent days of its chief information officer, Jerome Burriez, according to ...
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 12/11/2017
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson trials LAA with SingTel; WiFi Internet boost in Lagos; VEON exec heads to Digicel; BT's new legal eagle.
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