Zegona out in the cold as Telia sells Yoigo stake to MásMovil

Nordic telco Telia has agreed to sell its majority stake in Spanish mobile operator Yoigo to local mobile player MásMóvil, leaving UK-based cable and telecom investor Zegona Communications out in the cold. Zegona, which owns regional cable operator Telecable, had been in exclusive negotiations with Telia to acquire its 76.6% stake but had been unable […]

Zegona keeps options open as MásMóvil outbids for Yoigo

Zegona Communications, owner of Spanish regional cable operator Telecable, has conceded that MásMóvil, its rival in the acquisition battle for Yoigo, has submitted a higher bid for the TeliaSonera-backed mobile operator. Zegona said that despite reaching a deal with TeliaSonera within the period of its exclusive talks with the Nordic telco, it had failed to […]

Zegona yet to secure deal as Telia opens up to rival bids for Yoigo

Telia’s period of exclusive talks with UK-based cable investor Zegona Communications over the potential sale of Spanish mobile operator Yoigo has ended without a deal being struck, according to local press. Zegona, which owns Spanish Asturias region cable operator Telecable, had entered into exclusive talks with Telia to acquire Telia’s 76.6% stake in Yoigo in […]

Zegona in exclusive talks to take control of Yoigo

Zegona Communications, owner of Spanish regional cable operator Telecable, is in exclusive talks with TeliaSonera to acquire that latter’s majority stake in mobile network operator Yoigo. Zegona and TeliaSonera separately confirmed that they had struck an exclusivity agreement over TeliaSonera’s 76.6% stake in Yoigo. Zegona said it would need to involve other stakeholders and that […]

TeliaSonera sees TV base grow

Nordic telco TeliaSonera saw its Swedish and international TV numbers edge up in the final quarter of last year, with TV customers in Sweden rising from 713,000 to 730,000 quarter-on-quarter, and international TV subscribers rising from 890,000 to 900,000. Only in Finland did TeliaSonera see a decline in its TV base, with numbers falling from […]

TeliaSonera names new COO as new structure implementation begins

Nordic telco TeliaSonera has named Anders Olsson as chief operating officer and head of global services and operations, and a member of the group’s executive management team. Olsson was previously executive vice-president of strategic projects at Tele2. He will assume his position in TeliaSonera by July 8 at latest. The appointment follows the telco’s move […]

Teo takes control of Omnitel

Lithuanian telecom operator Teo has acquired 100% control of mobile operator Omnitel from TeliaSonera, the parent of both companies. Teo and Omnitel are launching a new joint telecommunications business in Lithuania. Teo acquired the shares in Omnitel for €220 million on a cash and debt free basis. SEB Bank and Danske Bank provided Teo with […]

Lithuania’s Teo names new converged management team

TeliaSonera-owned Lithuanian service provider Teo has named a new joint management team for Teo and mobile sister service provider Omnitel as it seeks to develop converged offerings spanning mobile and fixed communications, internet, TV and IT services. As previously announced in October, Kęstutis Šliužas will become the CEO of the two companies from January 1. […]

Lattelecom passes TV subscriber milestone

Latvian telco Lattelecom has passed the milestone of 200,000 TV customers. The 200,000th customer, Kristers Grečs, received a free TV from Lattelecom chairman Juris Gulbis at Lattelecom’s customer service centre in Liepājā, the country’s third largest city. Lattelecom’s owner TeliaSonera controls the leading telcos in all three Baltic States. In Estonia, Elion reported 171,000 TV customers […]

TeliaSonera sees modest TV growth

TeliaSonera saw respectable growth in its pay TV numbers across its domestic Swedish market and most other European markets in the quarter to September, but the group’s overall performance was dragged down by its Eurasian operations, and in particular by price pressure on its operation in Kazakhstan. In Sweden, TeliaSonera added a net 4,000 TV […]

1 2 3 6