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Vivendi: Flush With Cash And Focused On Media/Content

Vivendi is flush with cash and owns a 5% stake in music streaming service, Spotify.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Activision, Video Games, Software, Telecom, Telecom Italia SPA

Fri Aug 29, 2014

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Eurobites: Deutsche Telekom Names Its Price for T-Mobile US

In today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefonica prevails in Brazilian battle; NFV project issues specs document; Nokia navigates with Samsung.

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Related Topix: T-Mobile, Telecom, Deutsche Telekom AG, Wireless, Nokia, Navteq

TeleGeography CommsUpdate

Vivendi enters into exclusive talks with Telefonica for GVT

French media group Vivendi announced yesterday that it has entered into exclusive talks to sell its Brazilian broadband, pay-TV and fixed telephony operator Global Village Telecom to Telefonica for USD9.83 billion.

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Related Topix: Telecom, Telecom Italia SPA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Reuters

Business-News-Schedule at 1230 GMT / 8.30 Am Et

After ramming austerity medicine down the throats of smaller euro zone countries for the past four years, Germany is showing clemency towards its closest ally, France.

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Related Topix: IGN Entertainment, Fox Interactive Media, Vivendi SA, Telecom, Telecom Italia SPA, Tyne and Wear County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Seeking Alpha

Wall Street Breakfast: Telefonica, Telecom Italia In Bidding War For Vivendi's GVT

Economy In a grudging first step towards opening its state-dominated oil sector, China has granted a crude import license to non-state-owned Guanghui Energy.

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Related Topix: China Petroleum and Chemical, Oil & Gas, Telecom, Telecom Italia SPA, Vivendi SA, Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical Company, PetroChina Company

The Washington Post

Telefonica Bids $9.8 Billion for GVT to Block Telecom Italia

Telefonica SA raised its offer for Vivendi SA's GVT unit to 7.45 billion euros , escalating a takeover battle with Telecom Italia SpA for one of Brazil's fastest-growing broadband providers.

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Related Topix: Telecom, Telecom Italia SPA, Vivendi SA, Media, Universal Music Group, Music, Universal Music Publishing Group, Cellphones

Cybercast News Service

Telefonica ups bid to create Brazil's top operator

Spain's telecommunications company Telefonica has raised its offer to buy Brazilian operator Global Village Telecom, or GVT, from French media conglomerate Vivendi to 7.45 billion euros from 6.7 billion euros previously.

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Related Topix: Telecom, Telecom Italia SPA

Nanaimo Daily News

Spain's Telefonica raises offer to Vivendi for Brazilian operator GVT to $9.82 bln

Spain's telecommunications company Telefonica has raised its offer to buy Brazilian operator Global Village Telecom, or GVT, from French media conglomerate Vivendi to 7.45 billion euros from 6.7 billion euros previously.

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Related Topix: Telecom, Telecom Italia SPA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Seeking Alpha

3 Utility Stocks To Consider Now

Utilities have been out of favor since the beginning of the current bull market several years ago, but utilities are good values and deserve a place in balanced portfolios.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Consolidated Edison, Energy, Telecom

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Eurobites: Qualcomm May Face EU Antitrust Probe

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Liberty Global close to green light on Ziggo deal; BT accused of "football tax"; Isle of Wight latest.

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Related Topix: Qualcomm, Telecom, BT Group, United Kingdom, Isle of Wight County, England

The Washington Post

Telefonica Faceoff in Brazil Portends GVT Bidding War: Real M&A

The chance to gain control of one of Brazil's fastest-growing Internet providers has former European phone allies Telefonica SA and Telecom Italia SpA preparing for a bidding war.

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Related Topix: Telecom, Telecom Italia SPA, Business News

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Why Alcatel Lucent's Slowdown Is Temporary

Alcatel is already reporting good growth in the margins, and its bottom line is expected to improve at an impressive rate in the long run.

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Related Topix: Telecom, Alcatel, Alcatel-Lucent

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Bloomberg

European Stock-Index Futures Climb After Draghi's Speech

European stock-index futures rose, following two weeks of equity gains, after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi signaled policy makers are ready to add fresh monetary stimulus.

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Related Topix: Biotech, InterMune, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Telecom, Washington

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Information Technology

Telefonica and Brocade Establish Benchmarks for NFV Deployment and...

ENP Newswire - 21 August 2014 Release date- 20082014 - SAN JOSE, CA - Telefonica and Brocade have partnered to establish new benchmarks for the deployment and performance of Network Functions Virtualization solutions.

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Related Topix: Startups, Brocade Communications Systems, Telecom, CPU, Science / Technology, Vyatta, Intel, Core Security Technologies

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Light Reading

Telefonica Proves Brocade Router Performs for NFV

Tests run by Telefonica in its labs show Brocade's software-based router can achieve 80Gbit/s throughput, matching the performance levels required for carrier applications and setting a benchmark that supports NFV deployment.

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Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, Telecom, Startups, Brocade Communications Systems, Intela, Intel, Rive Technology

SNL Financial

Analysts: Telef nica, Telecom Italia could go to war over Brazilian operator

Some have said such an offer could reach 7 billion. to discuss the possible merger, and a deal announcement is thought to be possible by the end of August.

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Related Topix: Telecom, Telecom Italia SPA, Vivendi SA, Europe, Spain, World News,

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Eurobites: EU Warns Google Over 'Right to Be Forgotten' Opportunism

EU Justice Commissioner Martine Reicherts has sounded a warning to Google et al that the current rumpus over the European Court of Justice's " right to be forgotten " ruling must not be used to try to divert the EU from its plan to create a "digital single market" in Europe.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Enterprise Mobile, Privacy, Deutsche Telekom AG, Telecom, T-Mobile

International Business Times

European Telcos in Buy-out Mode for American Firms

A man walks past a Telefonica building in Barcelona, July 31, 2014. Spain's Telefonica SA showed early signs of a turnaround in its biggest market Spain after reporting a 15 percent fall in second-quarter income.

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Related Topix: Telecom

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Computer Weekly

Ahead in the Clouds: PUE - the benevolent culprit in the datacentre

Internet of Things, big data, and social media are all creating an insatiable demand for scalable, sophisticated and agile IT resources, making datacentres a true utility.

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Related Topix: Telecom, Science, Computer Science

Light Reading

Eurobites: Deutsche Telekom Stalks Cable Prey

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: mobile moves in Norway; Telecom Italia prepares Brazilian bid; paying homage to Simon.

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Related Topix: Deutsche Telekom AG, Telecom, Telecom Italia SPA

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