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Vodafone exits Verizon Wireless for $130 bn

Vodafone exits Verizon Wireless for $130 bn

September 3, 2013 at 6:22 am 0 comments

Vodafone has announced that it has reached an agreement to dispose of its US group whose principal asset is its 45 percent interest in Verizon Wireless to Verizon Communications, Vodafone’s joint venture partner, for a total consideration of $130 billion (£84 billion). Vodafone has agreed to dispose of its USRead More

Vodafone in talks to offload Verizon Wireless stake

Vodafone in talks to offload Verizon Wireless stake

August 30, 2013 at 6:16 am 0 comments

Vodafone has finally confirmed that it is in discussion with Verizon Communications, the world leader in delivering innovation in communications, mobility, information and entertainment regarding possible disposal of Vodafone’s 45 percent interest in Verizon Wireless. Founded in 2000, as a joint venture of Verizon Communications and Vodafone, Verizon Wireless isRead More

CSC acquires Infochimps

CSC acquires Infochimps

August 12, 2013 at 5:08 pm 0 comments

CSC has acquired Infochimps, a provider of big data platform-as-a-service for enterprise businesses and an open source innovator based in Austin, Texas. Infochimps’ team of highly skilled big data and analytics professionals and engineers will accelerate the development of CSC’s big data business and offering customers as-a-service access to advancedRead More

American Tower announces acquisition of NII Holdings

American Tower announces acquisition of NII Holdings

August 12, 2013 at 3:55 pm 0 comments

American Tower has announced that it has reached an agreement with NII Holdings to acquire up to 2,790 towers in Brazil and 1,666 towers in Mexico in two separate transactions, for approximately $413 million and $398 million, respectively. The transaction agreements provide that all payments, including the tower rent, willRead More

NTT to acquire 91.2% in Arkadin

NTT to acquire 91.2% in Arkadin

August 6, 2013 at 11:54 am 0 comments

NTT Communication of Japan today said it would acquire a majority stake up to 91.2% in French company Arkadin who is into collaboration services. The remaining 8.8% will remain with the Arkadin board. NTT Communications, Arkadin and AXA Private Equity have signed an agreement in this regard and the agreementRead More

Ericsson and STMicroelectronics complete split-up

Ericsson and STMicroelectronics complete split-up

August 5, 2013 at 2:18 pm 0 comments

STMicroelectronics and Ericsson have completed the required restructuring to finalise their split up. Both the companies have shared their activities and transferred business, assets and manpower among themselves and some third parties effective August 2. This split-up was between Ericsson and STMicroelectronics was announced on 18 March 2013. So, effectiveRead More

Cisco to acquire Sourcefire for $2.7 bn

Cisco to acquire Sourcefire for $2.7 bn

July 24, 2013 at 8:34 am 0 comments

Cisco and Sourcefire today announced a definitive agreement for Cisco to acquire Sourcefire, a leader in intelligent cybersecurity solutions for $2.7 bn. Cisco and Sourcefire will combine their world-class products, technologies and research teams to provide continuous and pervasive advanced threat protection across the entire attack continuum  – before, duringRead More