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VOD, BT.A, AAF: Should you add these telecom stocks to your watchlist?

 VOD, BT.A, AAF: Should you add these telecom stocks to your watchlist?

Highlights Vodafone and Sky have announced the launch of social tariffs or low-cost broadband packages to those claiming Universal Credit or Pension Credit. Operators like British Telecom, O2, Virgin Media, etc., are already offering such plans...

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How Electronic Arts’ new acquisition will change its future

How Electronic Arts’ new acquisition will change its future

Summary EA is all set to buy Glu Mobile for $2.4 billion. Glu shares rose substantially by 35 per cent to $12.67 on 9 February. EA is also expected to buy UK-based producer of auto-racing games Codemasters Software Company Ltd. ...

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Tencent Music Entertainment acquires equity interest in Universal Music

Tencent Music Entertainment acquires equity interest in Universal Music

Summary Tencent Music Entertainment Group had entered into an agreement with Universal Music Group on 29 January to acquire an additional 10 per cent equity stake in the company. This deal will result in an increase in TME’s equity owners...

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BT Group PLC (LON: BT.A) announces recruitment plans 

BT Group PLC (LON: BT.A) announces recruitment plans 

Summary One of the largest employers in the UK has announced it plans to hire 400 apprentices. The move has been appreciated by the national education secretary. London UK-based multinational telecommunications company BT Group P...

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Vodafone (LON: VOD), O2 And Three Join Hands to Tackle Rural Coverage

Vodafone (LON: VOD), O2 And Three Join Hands to Tackle Rural Coverage

Summary Vodafone, O2 and Three will join hands and boost service quality in rural areas. The telecom giants are expected to boost 4G coverage in rural areas that have poor connectivity. The UK telecom giants are expected to boost 4G covera...

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Netflix crosses 200m paid subscribers, shares zoom 14% aftermarket 

Netflix crosses 200m paid subscribers, shares zoom 14% aftermarket 

Summary Netflix Inc crossed the 200 million paid subscribers mark for the first time. In FY20, Netflix added 37 million paid memberships translating into a total revenue of $25 billion. Netflix shares rallied by more than 1...

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BBC should decide its future plans clearly, suggests National Audit Office

BBC should decide its future plans clearly, suggests National Audit Office

Summary National Audit Office stressed that BBC is required to formulate a strategic financial plan to secure its future. The report published by the NAO highlighted that there was a fall in the viewership, followed by a decline in income of th...

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Telecom Industry: Will There Be Any Additional Cost for Subscribers In 2021?

Telecom Industry: Will There Be Any Additional Cost for Subscribers In 2021?

Summary All the existing EU rules and regulations will remain in place and will be applicable. The ban on roaming charges will continue even as decided in the free trade deal The telecom industry of the UK is going through a period of inte...

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Vodafone Group (LON: VOD) Unveils Tender Offer for Kabel Deutschland Minority Holdings

Vodafone Group (LON: VOD) Unveils Tender Offer for Kabel Deutschland Minority Holdings

Summary Vodafone Group along with its wholly owned subsidiary Vodafone KDG announced a tender offer for Kabel Deutschland Holding AG. Last year, Elliott and other minority holders had claimed that Vodafone had underpaid for its purchase in KDG....

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TalkTalk Telecom (LON: TALK) to be bought out in a 1.11-billion deal

TalkTalk Telecom (LON: TALK) to be bought out in a 1.11-billion deal

Summary TalkTalk Telecom Group PLC (LON: TALK) said that it has agreed to be taken over by Tosca IOM. The company announced its half yearly results, witnessing a decline in its headline revenue and EBITDA The FTSE 250 company informed that Kat...

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BT Group (LON: BT) fined £6.3 million for breaking telecom regulations

BT Group (LON: BT) fined £6.3 million for breaking telecom regulations

Summary BT failed to meet the obligations of the regulatory authority Ofcom during the tendering process of the ‘Northern Ireland public sector shared network contract’ The telecom major did not give competitor Eir’s bid team ...

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