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Fitch Affirms Philippines' Globe at 'BBB-'; Outlook Stable

Fitch said that Globe's ratings benefit from its second-largest position in the Philippines' duopoly telecom market.  more

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Fitch: Indonesia Tower Sales to Benefit TBI & XL; Telkom Neutral

Two deals announced in October by major Indonesian telcos to sell off tower assets to dedicated tower operators will have a varying credit impact for each of the deal participants, says Fitch Ratings. more

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Fitch: iPhone Takes a Bite of the Mobile Card Payment Apple

Apple may be better positioned to succeed where other institutions have had limited success given the company's financial resources and history of strong new product adoption, according to Fitch Ratings. more

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Fitch: No Impact on Batelco's Ratings From Sivasankaran Bankruptcy

Fitch Ratings says there is no impact on Batelco's own debt ratings, following the Supreme Court of the Seychelles' recent declaration of bankruptcy of Mr. Sivasankaran, a creditor of a Batelco subsidiary. more

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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.  more

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Fitch: Thai Telcos Face Stagnant Revenue, High Marketing Cost

Thailand's three largest mobile phone operators are likely to report 2014 service revenue that is unchanged from a year earlier compared with growth of 7.3% in 2013. more

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China's 4G Rollout Boosts ZTE's Financial Profile

Fitch Ratings says the rollout of China's 4G networks has provided ZTE an opportunity to repair its credit profile and deleverage, with encouraging signs evident in its 1H14 financial results. more

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Fitch: Samsung and Apple to Lose Global Smartphone Market Share

Samsung's and Apple's global smartphone shipment market share will decline to around 25% and 14%, respectively, by 2015 (2013: 31% and 15%), says Fitch Ratings. more

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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,  more

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Vodafone Debt Ratings Downgraded Following Acquisitions

Fitch said that the downgrade is driven by an increase in leverage resulting from the acquisition of Spanish telco, Ono. more

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