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26 April 2011
The Syrian government has been forced to postpone the auction of its third GSM mobile licence due to the political uprisings in the country.
There have not been reports as to when the auction might be
rescheduled due to the uncertain state of the country with
ongoing anti-government protests...
Hutchison Whampoa is to sell a one third stake in its British mobile phone business, Three, for $4.3 billion, Reuters reports.
Vietnam’s Viettel is to acquire the complete assets of Beeline Cambodia; the first time that a Vietnamese firm has acquired an active overseas telecoms operator.
A newly created Chinese joint venture telecoms company could gain nearly a million network towers in mainland China.
UK mobile operator EE has launched what it claims is the country’s first Wifi calling service, designed to benefit the UK’s increasingly mobile workforce.
Spanish infrastructure firm Abertis will spin off its telecoms business into a publicly listed company with a value of €4 billion, The Financial Times reports.
Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman has set up a private-equity fund to invest in telecoms and technology businesses in Europe and the US.