Vivendi has filed a Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) complaint in the US, charging that DT has illegally appropriated its own $2.5 billion investment in PTC (Poland).
Telmex (Mexico) plans to buy Spanish-language phone directories Enlace based in the U.S.
Neuf Cegetel has raised €818m in its IPO, selling some 40m shares. The IPO was about 15 times over subscribed.
Telecom Italia is confirming its strategy of convergence between fixed, mobile, media and broadband services.
BT buys Counterpane Internet Security, a provider of managed networked security services.
Global Crossing will buy Impsat Fiber Networks for about $95m.