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Deutsche Telekom mulls Sprint takeover

Deutsche Telekom is interested in buying Sprint Nextel, a move that would give it the top spot in the U.S. wireless market. According to this morning's Wall Street Journal, the German-based telekom has entered "a preliminary stage" of discussions that may or may not lead to a bid for Sprint, America's Number Three cellco. DT …
Cade Metz, 05 May 2008
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15,000 shareholders hire 630 lawyers to sue Deutsche Telekom

The case will go down in legal history as the biggest of its kind: more than 15,000 shareholders are suing Deutsche Telekom in 2,200 separate cases. They accuse the telco of inflating the value of assets before it was privatised. Investors feel there were misled about the value of Telekom's real estate holdings: some 35,000 …
Jan Libbenga, 23 Nov 2004
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EU competition inspectors RAID European telcos

The competition wing of the European Commission confirmed today that it was investigating alleged antitrust practices among a number of telecoms giants operating in the 28-member-state bloc. It declined to comment on which countries and companies were subjected to unannounced inspections on their premises at the beginning of …
Kelly Fiveash, 11 Jul 2013
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Deutsche Telekom seeks US partner

ComputerWire: IT Industry Intelligence Deutsche Telekom AG has written €18bn ($18.2bn) off the value of its US cellular operation as it paid the price for its previous management's reckless acquisition spree and posted a record loss for a European company of €24.5bn ($24.7bn) for its first nine months. As expected, the German …
ComputerWire, 15 Nov 2002
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IT'S OFFICIAL: AT&T, T-Mobile deal is dead

AT&T's planned $39bn acquisition of T-Mobile USA from Deutsche Telekom is dead – and it's costing AT&T $4bn to kill it. "AT&T Inc. said today that after a thorough review of options it has agreed with Deutsche Telekom AG to end its bid to acquire T-Mobile USA, which began in March of this year," the company said in a statement …
Rik Myslewski, 19 Dec 2011
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T-Systems scoops up SAP European hosting biz

T-Systems announced today that it plans to buy SAP AG’s external hosting business for an undisclosed sum. The company, which is the business customer wing of Deutsche Telekom AG, said it would host software apps for around 90 of SAP’s punters at its computer centre under the deal. The agreement, subject to the normal regulatory …
Kelly Fiveash, 14 Sep 2009
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Google nixes Nexus One on America's largest wireless network?

Mountain View appears to have backtracked on plans to offer a version of the Googlephone for America's largest wireless provider. Currently, the Nexus One is only available for GSM-based networks, but when the device was launched just after the New Year, Google said it would deliver a CDMA incarnation for Verizon Wireless, the …
Cade Metz, 26 Apr 2010
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Microsoft bids $1.23bn for Norwegian search firm

Microsoft is to acquire Norwegian business search engine company Fast Search and Transfer for 6.6bn kroner ($1.23bn). The software giant said it would pay 19 Norwegian kroner a share for the Oslo-based firm, which represents a 42 per cent premium to the closing share price on 4 January, the day before Microsoft stepped in with …
Kelly Fiveash, 08 Jan 2008
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Logica to bring MMS to land lines

System integrator LogicaCMG is to bring Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) to fixed lines. ASPs and content providers will be able to use the service to deliver rich multimedia content to the home. The first fixed line MMS service will be introduced later this year by ITENOS, a subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom. Subscribers need …
Jan Libbenga, 26 Sep 2003
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Liberty to make new European move

ComputerWire: IT Industry Intelligence Liberty Media Corp is reported to be lining up a bid for NTL Inc's Swiss unit, Cablecom AG. The New York-based European cable operator, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy last week, has pledged to begin the process of selling the Swiss cable operations after Cablecom's bankers had …
ComputerWire, 14 May 2002
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Rollable displays at IFA 2005

Philips will demonstrate rollable displays for use in the mobile devices at the Internationale Funkausstellung (IFA) in Berlin, Germany, which opens tomorrow. The Readius is the world's first prototype of a functional electronic-document reader that can unroll its display to a scale larger than the device itself. With four grey …
Jan Libbenga, 01 Sep 2005
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Former Mercury CEO tipped as next C&W boss

ComputerWire logo A sudden decision by Duncan Lewis to step down as a shadow director of bankrupt cable operator NTL Inc has raised speculation that he has been lined up to replace Graham Wallace as chief executive of Cable & Wireless Plc. Lewis was expected to become a director of a restructured NTL when it emerges from …
ComputerWire, 03 Jan 2003
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HTC, T-Mobile to launch Orange-like MS smartphone

ComputerWire logo High Tech Computer Corp (HTC) is prepping its second Windows Powered Smartphone 2002-based handset. The new GSM/GPRS handset, details of which were first revealed on the Federal Communications Commission's web site last month, will be launched with Deutsche Telekom AG's T-Mobile International mobile network …
ComputerWire, 06 Jan 2003
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Liberty does German u-turn

ComputerWire: IT Industry Intelligence Liberty Media Corp has made a surprise U-turn in order to get regulatory approval for its 5.5bn euro ($4.8bn) acquisition of six cable TV networks from Deutsche Telekom AG. The Englewood, California-based operator had originally refused regulators'insistences that it invest heavily on …
ComputerWire, 19 Feb 2002
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T-Mobil launches MMS

ComputerWire: IT Industry Intelligence T-Mobil AG, the wireless service unit of Germany's incumbent operator, Deutsche Telekom AG, said Friday that it will start offering multimedia messaging service (MMS) from today. T-Mobil will become one of the first operators outside of Japan to offer the high-tech evolution of the …
ComputerWire, 01 Jul 2002
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BT to undershoot sales targets

ComputerWire: IT Industry Intelligence BT Group Plc is this week expected to add to the woes of the IT sector with second-quarter figures that show it is way short of the 6% to 8% growth targets set by new CEO Ben Verwaayen. The London, UK-based company has pioneered the recovery route for European incumbents by abandoning …
ComputerWire, 04 Nov 2002
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Orange joins UK MMS fray

ComputerWire: IT Industry Intelligence Orange SA has joined the multimedia messaging service (MMS) club, launching a Nokia Oyj-supplied picture messaging system over its UK network yesterday, and promising to roll-out service to five other European markets "in the coming months". The Paris, France-based subsidiary of France …
ComputerWire, 14 Aug 2002
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AOL plans cable acquisitions as broadband boss goes

ComputerWire: IT Industry Intelligence AOL Time Warner Inc has joined the group of companies circling Europe's debt-burdened cable operators as it seeks to develop its broadband strategy following the set-back in December 2001 when it lost the battle for AT&T's Broadband cable division to Comcast Corp. Chairman Steve Case …
ComputerWire, 11 Mar 2002
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US hotspot pioneer on the ropes

ComputerWire: IT Industry Intelligence HereUare Communications Inc, a pioneer aggregator of public wireless local area network (PWLAN) hotspot services, has put itself up for sale and said it could close down completely if it can't find a buyer within two weeks. The crisis at the company, which as recently as February claimed …
ComputerWire, 25 Jul 2002
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T-Mobile to go global with WLAN hotspots

ComputerWire: IT Industry Intelligence T-Mobile, the Deutsche Telekom AG wireless unit which picked up the former Mobilestar Networks Inc's US wireless hotspot network when it bought VoiceStream Wireless last year, yesterday dusted off its windfall investment, and announced plans to go global with its partners Starbucks …
ComputerWire, 22 Aug 2002