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  1. March 31, 2014

    América Móvil: monopoly money

    Pessimists argue that market reform will never come to Mexico. Least of all to the telecoms sector, which operates in the...

  2. March 28, 2014

    Carlos Slim slams Mexico telecoms bill

    Billionaire Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim has slammed a new telecoms bill before Congress as “confiscatory” and demanded that...

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  1. March 25, 2014

    Mexico moves to strengthen telecoms regulators

    Mexico’s government has unveiled a telecoms bill that arms regulators with tough sanctions to “level the playing field” and...

  2. March 19, 2014

    Mexico’s oligarchs face the music

    Enrique Peña Nieto is on a blitz. Since becoming president of Mexico last year, his government has transformed the country’s...

  3. February 26, 2014

    Telekom Austria: Viennese waltz

    As every schoolchild knows, if at first you don’t succeed try, try and try again. Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim seems to have...

  4. February 25, 2014

    América Móvil in government talks over Telekom Austria

    América Móvil is in early discussions with the Austrian government about the future of Telekom Austria that could see the...

  5. February 12, 2014

    KPN rebuilds bridges with América Móvil after takeover failure

    KPN will re-establish commercial partnership agreements with Carlos Slim’s América Móvil that were torn up during the failed...

  6. February 12, 2014

    América Móvil buoyed by jump in mobile data usage

    The increased use of internet data, a jump in subscribers in Brazil and a lower tax bill boosted fourth-quarter numbers at...

  7. December 30, 2013

    Brazil telecoms: crossed lines

    Ten thousand kilometres is quite a distance. Even so, it could be events in Europe that determine how Brazil’s telecoms...

  8. December 5, 2013

    Regulator tells Telefónica to loosen grip on Brazil

    The Brazilian antitrust regulator has told Telefónica to either reduce its ownership of rival Telecom Italia or sell a stake...

  9. FT Alphaville

    November 11, 2013

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLEWith the stock market seemingly unsure of whether more jobs are good or bad, Dan has a...

  10. October 27, 2013

    Brazil braces for shift from four to three mobile operators

    In Brazil, it was once accepted wisdom that four telecom operators was the correct number to ensure good levels of profit...

  11. beyondbrics

    October 25, 2013

    América Móvil: counting the cost of KPN

    América Móvil on Thursday became the latest company to sound a sour note on the Mexican economy after it reported a near 50...

  12. beyondbrics

    October 20, 2013

    The week ahead: Oct 21-27

    The week ahead in emerging markets: Q3 earnings season kicks into high gear with McDonald’s, China Mobile, America Movil and...

  13. October 18, 2013

    Cross-border investments rattle national footings

    Every now and then, the implacable force of cross-border consolidation hits the immovable object of long-held national...

  14. October 18, 2013

    Slim’s KPN climbdown reinforces reputation for single-mindedness

    Slim and KPN: death of a deal When Mexican telecoms billionaire Carlos Slim failed to buy part of Telecom Italia in 2007, he...

  15. October 17, 2013

    Focus falls on Carlos Slim’s next move after KPN deal fails

    Slim and KPN: death of a deal Carlos Slim has found himself in the seemingly unfamiliar position of having the losing hand...

  16. October 17, 2013

    KPN: stranded at the altar

    Timing has not be kind to Carlos Slim, the world’s richest man and boss of Mexico’s América Móvil. He made the telco’s...

  17. beyondbrics

    October 16, 2013

    Why Carlos Slim is better off walking away from KPN

    It takes a big man to admit when he’s wrong. And love him or hate him, you have to give props to Carlos Slim, the Mexican...

  18. October 16, 2013

    Carlos Slim admits defeat in €7.2bn takeover battle for KPN

    Carlos Slim, the Mexican tycoon who controls América Móvil, has admitted defeat in a gruelling €7.2bn takeover battle for...

  19. beyondbrics

    October 16, 2013

    [snap]: America Movil throws in the towel on KPN bid

    The math for the deal never made too much sense and it looks like Carlos Slim has finally seen the light. On Wednesday,...

  20. October 2, 2013

    Portugal Telecom to merge with Brazil’s Oi

    Portugal Telecom will merge with Brazil’s Oi to create a combined telecoms group with 100m customers and almost €12.4bn in...

  21. September 24, 2013

    Telefónica has schemed in Milan with one eye on Brazil

    Business in Brazil has been key in a summer of scheming in Milan that finally led to Telefónica agreeing a deal to buy a...

  22. September 12, 2013

    KPN in takeover talks with América Móvil over €7.2bn offer

    Dutch telecoms group KPN said it was in talks with Carlos Slim’s América Móvil over the Mexican group’s €7.2bn takeover...

  23. FT Alphaville

    September 12, 2013

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Alcoa’s opposition to the LME’s metals warehousing proposals is interesting, Izzi says...

  24. September 9, 2013

    CFO resignation adds to investor concerns over bid target KPN

    Dutch telecom group KPN, embroiled in a tortuous takeover bid by Carlos Slim, announced its chief financial officer was...

  25. September 1, 2013

    América Móvil: Slim idea

    One must assume that Carlos Slim is smart. He is the richest man in the world, after all. His wealth, like that of others at...

  26. August 30, 2013

    America Movil falls foul of informal Dutch takeover rules

    From the start of Carlos Slim’s effort to acquire KPN, there have been questions over whether the Netherlands would let the...

  27. August 29, 2013

    Carlos Slim’s América Móvil threatens to drop €7.2bn KPN bid

    Carlos Slim’s América Móvil group is prepared to drop its €7.2bn takeover bid for KPN after being unexpectedly blocked by an...

  28. August 26, 2013

    Telefónica sweetens E-Plus offer

    Telefónica appears to have sealed its deal to buy KPN’s German mobile unit, E-Plus, after winning approval from major KPN...

  29. August 21, 2013

    Carlos Slim secures finance for KPN takeover but obstacles remain

    América Móvil, the telecoms group controlled by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, has secured funding for its $7.2bn takeover...

  30. August 16, 2013

    Week in Review, August 17

    A round-up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Corporate person in the news: Tim...

  31. August 14, 2013

    América Móvil / KPN: restless locals

    Headaches are mounting for Carlos Slim, chairman of América Móvil. His €2.4 a share offer for Dutch telco KPN is only at the...

  32. August 14, 2013

    Carlos Slim’s bid for KPN hit by Dutch stance

    Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim is under pressure to set out his intentions for KPN or risk a poison pill defence of his...

  33. beyondbrics

    August 9, 2013

    Carlos Slim doubles down on KPN

    Well, that didn’t take long. Just 11 days after América Móvil (AMX) ended a shareholder agreement with KPN that capped its...

  34. August 9, 2013

    KPN / América Móvil: chess game

    Not only is the cat among the pigeons, it is now trying to eat one of the birds. Carlos Slim’s América Móvil has bid for the...

  35. August 9, 2013

    América Móvil in €7.2bn KPN bid

    Carlos Slim’s América Móvil has made a bid to acquire KPN, the 160-year-old former Dutch telecoms monopoly, through a cash...

  36. beyondbrics

    July 30, 2013

    Carlos Slim: gearing up for a Mexican standoff with KPN?

    A Mexican standoff? América Móvil (AMX), the Latin American telecoms giant, has ditched a shareholder pact with KPN. What...

  37. July 29, 2013

    América Móvil terminates relationship agreement with KPN

    América Móvil (AMX) has torn up its relationship agreement with KPN, which will allow the Mexican operator to raise its...

  38. July 24, 2013

    Slim holds out for better price on KPN deal

    Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim is not “in principle” opposed to Telefónica’s bid to buy KPN’s German unit, but instead...

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