BT urges Ofcom to look at role of pay-TV

Move comes after rivals urge regulator to break-up group

New champion for UK’s mobile phone users

Ofcom chief executive wants competition in the sector maintained

Vodafone wins $690m India tax fight

Verdict marks latest revenue victory for global groups

Vodafone to call for break up of BT

Telecoms group adds voice to mounting calls for full separation of Openreach broadband division

Pulled Digicel IPO prompts growth doubts

Ireland’s richest man will need to find new ways to finance debt

Altice playbook may not have happy ending

Investors seem less keen on cable group’s debt-fuelled expansion

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Tesco Dunnhumbled by deal flop

Failed sale of the data group and halved profits illustrate troubles

Vodafone and CityFibre in connectivity deal

Move is latest sign of mobile groups looking for BT alternatives

Vivendi’s Telecom Italia stake nears 20%

Vincent Bolloré looks to secure channels to distribute content

Telenor to sell $2.3bn VimpelCom stake

Move comes amid bribery probe into group’s Uzbekistan activities

Telenor/VimpelCom: when it’s over it’s over

Telenor may well be selling Russia at the bottom. That’s fine

T-Mobile attacks Experian over data breach

Chief threatens to cancel credit monitoring group’s contract after hack affecting up to 15m people

Week in Review, October 3

Shell’s broken Arctic dream; Valeant, digital ads and Liberty Global also in the news

Canal Plus drama puts focus on Bolloré

Vivendi chairman unsettles board members, analysts and regulators

Vaizey blow to hopes of BT broadband split

Minister ‘sceptical’ of competitors’ calls for break-up of telecoms group

Rocket Internet: ready for take-off?

A company that defies valuation

Digicel first to block ads on network

Denis O’Brien-controlled operator wants big internet companies to pay to access its customers

HK tycoon Li brushes off China criticism

Asset sales seen by some as sign of fading confidence in mainland

Resisting London’s lure can aid start-ups

Lower staff turnover is a plus, says Daisy Group’s Matthew Riley

Voda-Liberty talks end but line not dead

Logic for merging European cable and mobile operations remains


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