Xiaomi targets Brazil for phone launch

Chinese company looks to combat home market slowdown

Orange finds way to quit Israeli partner

Deal comes after CEO sparked row with Netanyahu government

EU net neutrality to allow fast streaming

Lawmakers scrap roaming charges and agree new web traffic rules

BT under pressure in broadband race

Virgin Media and Sky among those building their own fibre networks

Satellite shares hit by SpaceX explosion

Fears rocket setback will hit launch schedules

Openreach Engineer laying fibre in a duct as part of BT’s £2.5bn super-fast broadband programme.

Sky calls for probe of BT broadband

Media group says there are grounds for a full competition inquiry

Elliott builds stake in Alcatel-Lucent

US investor takes a position in advance of Nokia acquisition

Marcelo Claure: the Sprint head has become the highest paid chief executive in the US telecoms sector
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Sprint chief heads US telecoms pay table

Billionaire paid $22m for seven and a half months of work

Altice changes structure to fuel deals

Acquisitive cable group splits shares to fund bids with equity

T-Mobile in fresh assault on US market

Customers can upgrade smartphones up to three times a year

Concern over broadband for small business

Regulator and largest suppliers sign deal to improve services

Vivendi ups Telecom Italia stake to 15%

Move pushes group back into telecommunications

French telecoms shares plunge

Investors fear failed deal will kill consolidation in sector

Bouygues rejects €10bn telecoms offer

Family-controlled group snubs Drahi drive for consolidation

TalkTalk in cheap superfast broadband vow

Provider aims to roll out high speed service after trial in York

Orange CEO urges Paris to stop meddling

Richard says politicians should be ‘more humble and cautious’

Paris hits out at Drahi’s Bouygues bid

Minister says tie-up is bad for consumers, investment and jobs

Altice arm offers €10bn for Bouygues unit

Deal would create France’s largest mobile operator

Virgin challenges BT with £3bn expansion

Largest investment in UK broadband in a decade

Ralph Roberts, Comcast founder, 1920-2015

Child of the Depression who built cable empire

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