Category Archive: Technology Media & Telecom

THE (POSSIBLE) INTERNET OF THINGS MERGE: CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS & TIME WARNER CABLE

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Charter Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR, share price on 14/09/2015: 184.09$) and Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC, share price on 14/09/2015: 187$), following Comcast’s resignation, have entered into an Agreement and Plan of Mergers… Continue reading

BT TO EXPAND INTO MOBILE SERVICES THROUGH ACQUIRING EE

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British Telecommuniations (BT) has finalized a £ 12.5 bn deal to buy mobile operator EE from Deutsche Telekom and Orange. This article will first provide a brief overview of the European telecommunication industry… Continue reading

NOKIA – Alcatel Lucent: an Analysis of the Deal [chapter 2]

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CHAPTER 2 In the first chapter of this story has been covered the bid made by Nokia to merge with Alcatel – Lucent. It was an all – stock financed transaction for which,… Continue reading

NOKIA – ALCATEL LUCENT: CONNECTING PEOPLE, MERGING BUSINESSES [CHAPTER 1]

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CHAPTER 1   On April 15, 2015 Nokia announced a €15.6bn offer for Alcatel-Lucent that will create a huge Finnish-French rival to Ericsson and Huawei in the telecoms equipment industry, with a market capitalization of… Continue reading

TMT INDUSTRY ANALYSIS – CONTEXT, TRENDS AND RECENT DEALS

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Competitiveness The TMT industry (in a broad sense) is becoming more and more complex: From the demand side, emerging markets are asking for new services to be provided and developed countries are asking… Continue reading

EI TOWERS BID FOR RAI WAY, THE CONTEXT AND THE POSSIBLE SCENARIOS

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The Deal In September 2014, the Italian Government issued a decree regarding the privatization of the state owned company RAI Way S.p.A. (from now on, RWay). The decree came after the decision to… Continue reading