In the aftermath of a recession, mergers and acquisitions tend to mount up, and we track every transaction, analyzing its terms and implications for the industry as a whole. From mega-mergers to strategic purchases of clever start-ups, we analyze every detail.
Rethink Wireless offers in-depth comment on the impact of the deals for the firms themselves, their rivals and their customers. Building on that analysis we also map out the wider trends the M&A deals reflect.
Keeping abreast of the latest mergers and acquisitions can be vital for anyone in the wireless market to understand key developments and plan their own business strategies. To support that, we not only cover the events as they happen but add expert analysis of their significance.
Key topics include: international consolidation of operators, the realignment of the mobile chip sector, upheavals in the infrastructure business, and the rising tide of takeovers of start-ups in key technology areas.
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16 May, 2013
US carrier under pressure to open up its detailed books to its suitor, which is close to its target of $9.3bn in financing
14 May, 2013
Retailer may incorporate low power display technology in future Kindles, to introduce color e-ink and boost battery life
7 May, 2013
Despite shareholders concerns and rival offer from Dish, operator believes Sprint represents best of limited choices
3 May, 2013
Raises $1.26bn to reduce debt burden and finance expansion in Africa, seen as core to future growth
30 April, 2013
While Verizon is reported to be preparing $100bn bid for the rest of its wireless arm, Vodafone could ask $135bn
26 April, 2013
MetroPCS approve merger with Deutsche Telekom unit at last, Verizon said to be preparing Vodafone buyout
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- Samsung claims '5G' breakthrough - 13 May, 2013