Vodafone Group Plc increased its takeover offer to investors of Grupo Corporativo Ono SA before the Spanish cable company announces plans for a share sale next week, according to three people familiar with the matter.
AT&T Inc. Chief Executive Officer Randall Stephenson comes to Europe several times a year bearing a message: The region would do well to learn from the Americans in developing new mobile technology. Problem is, Europe isn’t particularly interested in the lesson.
The European Union’s failure to stoke competition when Hutchison Whampoa Ltd. bought a rival Austrian unit should be a warning for EU probes into other telecommunications deals by Hutchison and Telefonica SA, said the head of the nation’s antitrust authority.
Grupo Corporativo ONO SA, the Spanish cable operator preparing an initial public offering, is seeing signs that the nation’s economy will improve in 2014, Chief Executive Officer Rosalia Portela said today.
Billionaire John Malone has set his succession plans in motion by giving the chief executive officers of Discovery Communications Inc. and Liberty Global Plc the right to buy his stakes should he decide to sell.
Orange SA has intensified its search for acquisition targets in Spain to avoid being left out of potential consolidation in the country’s telecommunications market, according to people familiar with the matter.
Vodafone Group Plc is in talks about increasing its stake in Greek broadband provider Hellas Online SA as it expands Web and video services across Europe, people familiar with the company’s plans said.