DT is planning to be active in the consolidation of the European telecoms sector that has too much operators (about 70) and is too fragmented.
Telefonica would invest €8bn in capex this year. This only 14% of the annual revenues.
MetroPCS (USA) proposes over $5 bn for a merger with its rival Leap Wireless.
S. Africa: The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) is planning to align licenses under the Telecommunications Act and the Broadcast Act.
TeliaSonera has launched a fixed mobile convergence service in Sweden, Telia Home Free, a service integrating a mobile phone in residential telephony. Elsewhere, it has bought 100% of DataInfo Oy from about 44%.
Yahoo buys ad firm BlueLithium (consumer behavior tracker) for $300m.