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Keppel Corp Ltd and Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) said on Thursday that they have offered to buy the remaining shares in Singaporean telecom operator M1 Ltd that they do not already own. The companies, through a special purpose vehicle, have offered to pay S$2.06 per M1 share, a premium…

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Malaysia’s Axiata Group Bhd said it is reviewing its stake in M1 Ltd after Keppel Corporation Ltd and Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) expressed an interest in Singapore’s smallest mobile network provider. The comment comes after conglomerate Keppel on Monday said it was considering “a transaction for the shares in…

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The Indian telecom sector’s equipment testing segment is expected to become a lucrative business for testing and audit firms globally with the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) rolling out a mandatory plan to initially test devices from October 1, 2018. “We anticipate a surge in demand for testing of telecom products…

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Comcast beat Rupert Murdoch’s Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA.O) in the battle for Sky (SKYB.L) on Saturday after offering 30.6 billion pounds ($40 billion) in a dramatic auction to decide the fate of the pay-television group. The U.S. cable giant bid 17.28 pounds a share for control of London-listed Sky, bettering…

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CloudSense and Nokia partner to transform customer care with Intelligent Customer Service powered by Salesforce. CloudSense, the category-defining intelligent commerce platform, today announced it is partnering with Nokia, the Finnish global telecommunications equipment company, to provide best-in-class solutions for Communications Service Providers (CSPs). Today's service providers require next-generation solutions to…

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Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (APT) use Airspan's AirUnity launched Taiwan's first 2.6GHz frequency band TD-LTE network. AirUnity is an award-winning, innovative, all-wireless, plug-and-play indoor small base station. With integrated Backhaul and advanced AirSON algorithms, AirUnity allows operators to increase data coverage and upload/download speeds by an average of 300%, radically improving deployment…

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Twenty-First Century Fox  said on Monday that its 14 pounds per share bid for Sky Plc (SKYB.L) will remain open for acceptances until October 6. As of Monday, Rupert Murdoch-controlled Fox said it had received valid acceptances for shares representing about 0.07 percent of Sky. Rival bidder Comcast Corp (CMCSA.O)…

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The Communication Workers of America labor union, which opposes T-Mobile’s proposed purchase of rival Sprint, has written to all 50 state attorneys general to highlight potential job losses from the proposed deal as well as antitrust concerns. Attorneys general in New York and California have reportedly begun probes into the…

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Chilean telecommunications company GTD said on Wednesday it will install an undersea cable along more than 2,174 miles (3,500 km) of Pacific coastline to improve connectivity with its operations in Colombia and Peru. The project to lay the fiber optic cable, which will be submerged 2,000 meters (6,561 feet) below…

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The Federal Communications Commission, which is reviewing the planned merger of T-Mobile US Inc (TMUS.O) and Sprint Corp (S.N), said on Tuesday it has paused its review clock to give the agency time to analyze new and anticipated submissions from the companies. The FCC said it was pausing the informal…