MADRID, Dec 22 (Reuters) - Telefonica retained its grip on Spain's lucrative fibre optic market in October, data showed on Monday, days after the Spanish regulator warned it could force the former telephone monopoly to open up its next-generation network to competitors.
* Signs pan Latin America agreement with Telefonica S.A. for its msngr instant messaging service
with Orange and Deutsche Telekom regarding the purchase of EE. We had thought BT would be more likely to acquire O2 from Telefonica , as it would be dealing with only one owner and because it had once owned the business. The price under discussion is GBP
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estimate and moat rating. The deal probably won't close until next year, and there are rumors the firm could bid for either Telefonica 's O2 U.K. or EE, the U.K. joint venture between Orange and Deutsche Telekom, in order to offer a quad-play service
December 01 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has affirmed Telefonica Deutschland Holding AG's ( TEF DE) Long-term Issuer Default Rating (IDR ..... improved scale following its E-Plus acquisition, TEF DE's margin profile remains sub-optimal and
a straight up merger between the two companies. In order to receive regulatory approval, we think America Movil and/or Telefonica (probably both) would need to be involved in breaking up the wireless subscribers of either TIM Brasil or Oi. We think
MADRID, Nov 28 (Reuters) - The chairman of Spain's Telefonica has said the company is seeking a "global alliance" with Britain's BT with cash and shares in exchange for Telefonica unit O2, a spokesman for Telefonica confirmed on Friday.
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but BT's lower leverage gives it much more flexibility at the current ratings, Fitch Ratings says. BT said it has been asked if it wants to buy two UK mobile operators, one of which is Telefonica 's O2 and the other is likely to