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RadioShack Cost Cutting Likely Not Enough to Prevent Debt Restructuring

Fitch Ratings believes that the massive cost cutting plan outlined today by RadioShack is likely not sufficient to forestall a restructuring of the company's debt in the near term more

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Fitch: American Tower's Acquisitions Not Expected to Pressure Rating

Fitch Ratings has said that it believes American Tower Corporation's (AMT) planned tower acquisitions in Brazil and Nigeria will have a minimal effect on its credit profile, given plans to finance the transactions within its leverage targets. more

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Fitch:Acquiring Auction Spectrum would Bolster US Operator Strategy

Acquiring scarce spectrum resources is an important strategic key for many wireless operators and the upcoming advanced wireless services-3 (AWS-3) auction scheduled for Nov. 13, 2014 will allow for gains that could help bolster long-term strategy,  more

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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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