Brazil Remains Hot-Spot for Battling Telecoms

Jacob Harper | |

Though things have been relatively quiet as of late on the international telecom front, the world’s biggest telecom players have certainly not quit jockeying for position. One of the

Verizon Beats Third Quarter Earnings on Strong US Wireless Numbers

Jacob Harper | |

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) posted third quarter earnings on Oct 17, and the telecom giant exceeded Wall Street estimates on strong American wireless sales. The earnings beat follows the

Italian Government May Declare Telecom Italia “Strategic”

Jacob Harper | |

Over the last several weeks Telecom Italia SpA (TI) has become the most sought-after telecom for global players looking to branch out into Italy and Latin America. But a telecom looking to grab

Telecom Italia Shareholders Reject $1 Billion Bid from Telefonica

Jacob Harper | |

The ongoing saga for the fate of the rapidly failing Telecom Italia SpA (TI) took another turn on Sept 17, when shareholders rejected a $1 billion bid from Spain’s Telefonica to buy out

Verizon Sets Record by Selling $11 Billion in Bonds as Massive Vodafone Deal Nears

Jacob Harper | |

Working on a tight schedule that has forced them to raise a substantial amount of cash by taking drastic measures, on Sept 11 telecom giant Verizon Communications Inc (VZ) issued out $11 billion

Telecom Italia Surges as Global Players Jockey for Position

Jacob Harper | |

Telecom Italia SpA (TI) announced on Sept 3 that several core shareholders were looking to sell their stake, and already several parties have reportedly expressed interest. By Sept 5, Egyptian

Telecom Italia’s Core Shareholders Looking to Get Out, Spurring Takeover Speculation

Jacob Harper | |

In a move that may signal the beginning of the end for debt-ridden Italian telecom company Telecom Italia SpA (TI) , on Sept. 3 several major shareholders of the company announced they were

Telecom Italia has Yet Another Setback; Gets Sued for $1.3 Billion

Jacob Harper | |

Telecom Italia SpA (TI) has gone from near bankruptcy to ten percent intraday rises, to nearly being downgraded to junk status, all in one summer. And though the former state monopoly-turned

Telecom Italia Surges after Getting Green Light to Spin Off Wireline Sector

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It’s been a rough year for Telecom Italia SpA (TI) . The former government telecommunications monopoly has long struggled to get permission to spin off their fixed-line network, which

Telecom Italia’s Shares Plummet Following Scuttling of Merger Plans

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Struggling telecom company Telecom Italia SpA ($TI) has been trying to change their fortunes for awhile. The company has been battered for years, and carries such a heavy debt load they risk being

Blockchain in Healthcare - Discussion at the EU Parliament

From the recent Blockchain For Europe Summit in Brussels: Panel on Digital Health - How Blockchain technology can make health care systems more patient-centric and sustainable