Add Yahoo to the list of potential Hulu suitors. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer met recently with Hulu to discuss a possible acquisition of the online video site, the Wall Street Journal 's AllThingsD reported this week.
Vodafone's shares slipped more than 3 per cent after the company and Verizon Communications denied a report about plans to break up the UK-based operator.
Concerns over alleged security issues prompted Sprint Nextel and Softbank to promise a U.S. lawmaker that Sprint's network will not use network equipment from China's Huawei, which is also being targeted by Canadian lawmakers considering new regulations on foreign wireless suppliers perceived as security risks.
Dish Network's unsolicited offer to acquire Clearwire comes with lots potential hurdles, and the $2.2 billion proposal does not represent "a clear articulation of Dish' wireless strategy," according to Standard & Poor's Ratings Services.
Sprint Nextel's bid to takeover Clearwire prompts questions regarding how it might integrate both companies' networks as well as speculation that the company is using Clearwire in a game of spectrum chess against other potential acquirers such as Dish Network.
Softbank's planned $20.1 billion investment in Sprint Nextel and T-Mobile USA's intended merger with MetroPCS are "significant transactions," but that does not mean the deals will alter the competitive landscape in the U.S. wireless industry, according to Standard & Poor's Rating Services.
Cisco Systems has acquired Ireland's ThinkSmart technologies, a location analytics company that Cisco reportedly will leverage to bring greater intelligence about usage patterns, such as traffic trends, usage durations and peak-time fluctuations, to service provider and enterprise Wi-Fi networks.
Regulators have finally approved Verizon Wireless' blockbuster $3.9 billion acquisition of AWS spectrum from a group of cable companies
Now that regulators have finally approved Verizon Wireless' blockbuster $3.9 billion acquisition of AWS spectrum from four cable companies, it's natural to wonder what other hookups might be coming down the pike.
Bids are expected to be filed this week from several parties for KPN's Belgian mobile subsidiary BASE, according to a report in the local newspaper De Tijd . While private equity firms including Blackstone, KKR, Providence and Bain are thought to be potential buyers, the Belgian publishing group De Persgroep is seen as a frontrunner in making an offer, the report said.