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Telecom Mergers and Acquisitions

  1. NTT Takes Aim at Germany

    According to papers in Japan, NTT is about to duplicate its RagingWire acquisition on the other side of the Atlantic.  The Japanese-based telecommunications giant is said to be in talks to acquire Germany's e-shelter for about $836M.... [visit site to read more]
  2. Mitel Makes Mobile Move, to Acquire Mavenir

    After ShoreTel turned up its nose at that unsolicited offer last autumn, Mitel was still hungry for some inorganic growth.  Today they struck again with the announcement of an agreement to acquire Mavenir.  ... [visit site to read more]
  3. Akamai Boosts DNS With Xerocole Acquisition

    Akamai has made an inorganic move this icy Monday morning aimed at boosting its capabilities in DNS.  They have acquired Xerocole, whose specialty is recursive DNS.... [visit site to read more]
  4. Zayo Closes Latisys Deal, Shuffles Team

    This morning Zayo announced the closing of its purchase of Latisys, and along with it came a reconfiguration of the company's management team to reflect the growing influence of the data center side of its business.... [visit site to read more]
  5. Friday Roundup: Fairpoint, Ericsson, Champion One, Ciena

    TGIF, and a really cold one here in the Northeast.  Here's a quick look at some news, a new data center and three interesting bits from vendors:... [visit site to read more]
  6. GTT Picks Up MegaPath’s Second Shoe, Buys Managed Services Division

    Fresh off its purchase of UNSi this past autumn, GTT has made yet another inorganic move. They announced an agreement today to purchase the managed services business of MegaPath, which caters to large enterprises and multinationals.... [visit site to read more]
  7. EarthLink’s Dark Fiber Sale, A Look At Potential Buyers

    EarthLink’s Dark Fiber Sale, A Look At Potential BuyersOn EarthLink's Q4 earnings call this morning, the company talked pretty frankly about its intentions to sell off network assets to focus more tightly on the managed services side. They are looking at selling off the dark fiber, but not the more general CLEC/network business itself for now.... [visit site to read more]
  8. Steady Growth As Always for Zayo in Fiscal Q2

    Zayo posted its second quarter results this morning, the first quarter they operated in as a public company.  Revenues were held back some by foreign exchange fluctuations but were nevertheless inline with expectations, while EBITDA margins continued their upward trajectory.  Here are a few of the company's numbers in some context:... [visit site to read […]
  9. Telecity, Interxion to Get Hitched

    There has been a big consolidation development in the European internet infrastructure markets today.  TelecityGroup and Interxion, two of the continent's largest and most active colocation providers, have announced plans to merge.... [visit site to read more]