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Telecom Mergers and Acquisitions

  1. Charter Makes Its Move On Bright House

    According to a Reuters report this morning, the rumors that Charter would buy Bright House Networks won't be rumors much longer. The deal has apparently been done, and may be announced later today.  [Edit: It's official now.]... [visit site to read more]
  2. New Investors In Tow, Interoute Plots Acquisition Strategy

    New Investors In Tow, Interoute Plots Acquisition StrategyThe pan-European fiber and cloud operator Interoute is going on the acquisition trail this year after bringing in two new private equity investors.  With a target of more than doubling revenue to €1B, who might they target for a bit of inorganic growth?... [visit site to read more]
  3. Windstream’s REIT Prepares to Launch

    Windstream's board of directors has signed off on its planned spinoff of its network assets into a REIT.  It's a highly anticipated action of course, and one that could potentially shift the telecommunications landscape. ... [visit site to read more]
  4. Comcast’s TW Cable Purchase Delayed Again

    Given that it hasn't happened within the previously projected timeframe of 'early 2015', that headline is perhaps a bit obvious. But nevertheless, Comcast has officially pushed back the timeframe for closing the purchase of Time Warner Cable to 'the middle of the year'.... [visit site to read more]
  5. Wednesday Bytes: Xtera, PCCW, O2, Google Fiber

    Here's a quick rundown of the news from this morning from around the industry and the world:... [visit site to read more]
  6. Hutchison Readies Its Deal for O2

    Two months ago, we learned that Hutchison Whampoa was making a bid for Telefonica's O2 in a bid to take the market leadership spot in the UK.  It seems the due diligence went well, as the word now is that an announcement of a finalized £10.5B deal is in the offing.... [visit site to read […]
  7. Colo Bytes: ByteGrid, CoreSite, AMS-IX, DE-CIX, Telx, Global Capacity

    Here's a quick look at some interesting news from the data center world over the past few days.... [visit site to read more]
  8. Vonage Acquires SimpleSignal, Moves Deeper Into SMB

    Vonage has made another acquisition, as the company continues to expand its presence in the business market.  They have announced an agreement to acquire the privately-held UCaaS provider SimpleSignal for $25.25M.... [visit site to read more]
  9. Fiber M&A Down Under, TPG to Buy iiNet

    As last week ended, some major competitive fiber M&A news came out down in Australia. TPG plans to buy iiNet in a AU$1.4B deal that could create a stronger #2 to the incumbent, Telstra just as the evolving NBN attempts to level the playing field.... [visit site to read more]