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Telefonica loses mobile clients in Spain, Orange overtakes Vodafone

MADRID (Reuters) – Telefonica lost mobile clients in its Spanish home market in July for the 39th straight month, although it snapped up new lucrative optic fiber contracts to maintain its quasi monopoly in that fast-growing business. Telefonica's continuous fall … Continue reading

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Telefonica trials to take AT&T home security technology overseas

By Alina Selyukh (Reuters) – AT&T Inc on Monday said Spain's Telefonica SA will license its home security technology for limited trials in Europe as the U.S. carrier hopes it has found a new way to profit from its nascent … Continue reading

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Telecom Italia, Telefónica battle for GVT

Vivendi has received two offers for its Brazilian unit, signalling the beginning of a bidding war between the two European operators Asia homepage

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Spain’s Telefonica in talks to exit Telecom Italia: report

(Reuters) – Spain's Telefonica SA is in talks to sell its stake in Telecom Italia in a move that could ease regulatory pressure in Brazil's wireless market, Brazilian newspaper Folha de S.Paulo reported on Friday. Telefonica is negotiating a deal … Continue reading

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EU clears Telefonica Deutschland’s takeover of E-Plus

By Robert-Jan Bartunek and Harro Ten Wolde BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT (Reuters) – European regulators have cleared Telefonica's bid to consolidate the German mobile market by buying smaller rival KPN's E-Plus for 8.6 billion euros ($ 11.7 billion), raising prospects of more deals … Continue reading

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Telefonica to win EU approval for $11 billion E-Plus bid: sources

By Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Telefonica will win EU approval for its 8.6-billion-euro ($ 11.7 billion) bid for KPN's German unit E-Plus after agreeing to let smaller rivals in Germany piggyback on its mobile network, two people with … Continue reading

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EU regulator objects to current Telefonica, KPN deal: sources

By Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union antitrust regulator objects to Telefonica's proposed 8.6 billion euro ($ 11.83 billion) bid for KPN's German unit in its current form, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. … Continue reading

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Spain’s Telefonica denies readying joint bid for TIM Brasil

MADRID/MILAN (Reuters) – Spain's Telefonica denied on Monday that it was involved in looking at making a joint offer for Telecom Italia's Brazilian wireless network operator TIM Brasil. Shares in Telecom Italian were lifted on Friday by an Italian press … Continue reading

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Telefonica readying joint offer for TIM Brasil: report

Telefonica is working on a joint offer to take over TIM Participacoes and break up the local wireless unit of Telecom Italia also known as TIM Brasil, an Italian daily said on Friday citing "reliable sources." Brazil's antitrust watchdog last … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Telefonica gets 18 months to loosen grip on Brazil market

By Julien Toyer MADRID (Reuters) – Brazil's antitrust watchdog has given Telefonica 18 months to comply with a ruling to loosen its grip on the Brazilian mobile market, sources said, time which may help the Spanish group ward off a … Continue reading

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