Ekinops Confirms Talks with Nokia for ASN

Ekinops Confirms Talks with Nokia on ASN (Alcatel Submarine Networks) Buy By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom October 19, 2018 French optical transport solutions firm is frontrunner to acquire subsea cables business, according to local press report Ekinops on Thursday confirmed that it is holding preliminary talks with Nokia about the possibility of an acquisition of [...]

2018-10-19T10:06:57-04:00October 19th, 2018|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , |

TPG Confirms Merger Discussions with Vodafone

TPG Confirms Merger Discussions with Vodafone By Samira Sarraf, ARN August 22, 2018 TPG Telecom has confirmed that it is currently in discussions with Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) regarding a potential "merger of equals". The publicly-listed telecommunications provider told shareholders on 22 August that the TPG board "notes that there is no certainty that any [...]

2018-08-22T10:58:39-04:00August 22nd, 2018|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Prysmian, General Cable Merger Approved By EU

EU Approves Cable Firm Merger By Jonny Bairstow,, Energy Live News May 14, 2018 Italian firm Prysmian is to buy US-based General Cable The EU has approved the acquisition of US-based General Cable by Italian firm Prysmian. Both companies are globally active in the development, manufacturing and supply of cables used in the energy and [...]

2018-05-15T10:10:15-04:00May 15th, 2018|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |