Latest Telecoms News about Brazil

Fitch: BT Has Greater Deal Headroom than TI at Current Ratings

  BT Group and Telecom Italia's recent announcements of potential consolidation are both driven by similar desires to boost scale, cut competition and bundle complementary services,...

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American Tower Paying $1.2 Billion for Brazilian Tower Network

  American Tower has reached an agreement with TIM Celular to acquire two portfolios of towers in Brazil....

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Telefonica Secures Deal to Buy Brazilian Operator

  Spain's Telefonica has boosted its Brazilian presence, with the purchase of Global Village Telecom (GVT) from Vivendi....

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Fitch: Oi Deal May Aid Telecom Italia Leverage; Cut Competition

  The likely failure of Telecom Italia's bid for Global Village Telecom in Brazil leaves the door open for Grupo Oi to make an offer for the Italian group's stake in TIM Participacoes, Fitch Ratings says. ...

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Football supporters boost Brazil's roaming traffic

  BICS, a global provider of international connectivity and interoperability services, has reported operators in Brazil saw a spike of 400% in the use of roaming services in Brazil during June and July....

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Fitch: Telefonica Offer For GVT Would Add Synergies Not Debt

  Telefonica's EUR6.7bn offer for Brazil's Global Village Telecom would be credit positive because it would further diversify revenues and strengthen its position in a core market without adding leverage, ...

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Telefonica Makes $9 Billion Bid to Boost Brazilian Presence

  Telefonica has made a US$9 billion bid to expand its operations in Brazil as the threat of regulatory action over its cross shareholding in a rival Brazilian mobile network diminishes....

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ZTE and TIM Brasil to Set Up Broadband Innovation Centre

  ZTE has announced an agreement with TIM Brasil to establish a broadband innovation centre in Brazil to spearhead research in next-generation broadband technologies....

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Moody's says Oi's tower sale is credit positive, but does not improve its rating

  The agreement between Brazil's Oi's and SBA Communications to sell 1,641 tower sites in Brazil for BRL1.2 billion is credit positive as it will help the company continue to reduce debt, ...

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Linktel and Accuris Networks Deliver Wi-Fi Roaming in Brazil

  Accuris Networks says that it is providing secure Wi-Fi connections in Brazil in cooperation with Linktel....

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