Latest Telecoms News about Portugal

Vodafone Signs Fibre Network Sharing Deal with Portugal Telecom

  Vodafone Portugal and Portugal Telecom have signed an agreement to deploy and share fibre networks reaching 900,000 homes in Portugal....

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Aptoide Accuses Google of Crushing Independent App Stores

  Portuguese app store, Aptoide has filed a complaint with the European Union competition authorities calling for an investigation into Google's dominance of the Android app market....

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Payphone Booth Turned into Public Library

  Do you like reading? So the next time you pass by Praça de Londres in Lisbon, go to Portugal Telecom's old phone booth, take a book and give it back when finished reading....

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Portuguese mobile network voice traffic increases more than expected in 2013

  In 4th quarter 2013, the volume of conversation minutes originating on Portugal's mobile networks increased by 3.2% over the previous quarter and by 9.6% compared to 4th quarter 2012, ...

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Fitch Puts Oi and Portugal Telecom on Ratings Watch Ahead of Merger

  Fitch Ratings has put both Brazil's Oi and Portugal's Portugal Telecom on watch for a possible debt ratings downgrade ahead of their planned merger....

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Portugal Telecom to Rebrand its Mobile Services as Meo

  Portugal Telecom has announced that its mobile network subsidiary, TMN is bring rebranded as Meo....

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France's Orange Sells 20% Stake in Portuguese Mobile Network

  Portugal's Sonae has exercised an option it has to buy a 20% stake in its mobile network subsidiary, Sonaecom from France's Orange....

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Fitch Downgrades Portugal Telecom on Associate Dividend Concerns

  The downgrade takes into account a change in Fitch's expectations for associate dividends at PT, principally from Oi in Brazil, which is currently in the midst of a turn-around, as well as the extended time taken to repatriate dividends from Unitel, PT's 25%-owned mobile associate in Angola. ...

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Portuguese regulator's proposals in the fixed termination market suspended

  The European Commission has suspended a proposal from the Portuguese telecoms regulator (ANACOM) concerning regulatory remedies for the fixed termination market as it has serious concerns on the scope of the proposed access obligation....

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Fitch Affirms Portugal Telecom at 'BBB'; Outlook Negative

  The ratings reflect Fitch's view that at some stage the Portuguese economy will recover - albeit not soon - at which point Portugal Telecom's domestic business may be expected to return to growth. For now, this business is performing reasonably well in the face of harsh consumer conditions. ...

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