Providence Equity Partners, Etisalat, and Turkcell are said to be still running to buy TIM Hellas (Greece).
Teliasonera has acquired Cygate, a leading supplier of secure and managed IP network solutions.
Temasek (Singapore) is said to be interested in buying a 25%-30% stake in Reliance Communications (India).
Vodafone has confirmed plans to launch broadband internet and fixed-line telephony services from January 2007 in the UK for $47 a month under a 18-month contract.
Sprint Nextel and Microsoft are forming a strategic alliance. They will launch first Windows Mobile Live search (an LBS service) on Sprint handsets. GPS service will be added later.