Australian telco Speedcast buys US-based UltiSat for $100m

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The ASX-listed firm will create a new government division post acquisition.

Singapore: SPH, Axiata and Keppel call off strategic review of M1 stake

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The three firms together hold 60% in the Singaporean telecom firm.


Myanmar Technology, Malaysia’s Numix JV to invest $2.5m in broadband services

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The JV plans to roll our VSAT service by the year-end.


Singapore: StarHub to acquire remaining 49% of Accel Systems for $18.9m

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Singaporean telecoms firm StarHub will acquire the remaining 49% of cybersecurity services provider Accel Systems in a deal valued at $18.9 million that will see it become a subsidiary.


India: Tata group looks to exit telecom, in talks with Airtel

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The inclusion of Tata Sky DTH business is to sweeten the deal for Airtel


Japan’s Daiwa Securities Group to invest nearly $6.26m in Frontiir

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Daiwa Securities Group will take 10% stake in Frontiir Co Ltd.


Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala withdraws stake in Etisalat Nigeria

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Abu Dhabi state investment fund Mubadala has pulled out of Etisalat Nigeria after the telecoms firm failed to renegotiate a $1.2 billion loan taken out four years ago with 13 Nigerian banks, the central bank said on Friday. It gave no details on what it meant by “pulled out” but… Read more »


Telia said to weigh stake sale in Russian carrier MegaFon

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Telia is considering selling about $500 million of MegaFon


Alibaba’s telecom bid to counter Tencent flounders

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Its operating system YunOS’ slice of China software installations stands at 2.2%.


India: Bharti explores debt fundraising for $8b Indus deal

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Bharti is weighing a bid for the 53% combined stake of Vodafone and Idea.