Communication Stocks

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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CMA launches investigation into the merger of O2 and Virgin Media

CMA launches investigation into the merger of O2 and Virgin Media

Summary The Competition and Markets Authority has launched a probe into the O2 and Virgin Media merger announced in May Investigators will be checking if the deal could reduce competition for customers of broadband giants and mobile phones unde...

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How will JTC (LON: JTC) benefit by acquiring CEES?

How will JTC (LON: JTC) benefit by acquiring CEES?

Summary JTC Group Plc (LON: JTC) announced the acquisition of CEES, an employee benefits platform, from RBC Holdings, for £20 million in cash CEES was incorporated in 2005 as an employee benefits platform   Wealth services prov...

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Gfinity Plc (LON: GFIN) acquires digital news platform Epicstream

Gfinity Plc (LON: GFIN) acquires digital news platform Epicstream

Summary Gfinity has acquired digital news platform leading online news community for fantasy and sci-fi movies Epicstream As per the deal, the esports firm will be monetising all the social media channels of Epicstream Two founders of Epicstre...

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How One Should Be Looking at Telecom Shares as Vodafone (LON: VOD) Keeps Paying Out Dividend?

How One Should Be Looking at Telecom Shares as Vodafone (LON: VOD) Keeps Paying Out Dividend?

Summary Vodafone announced an interim dividend of 4.50 eurocents per share during the release of first half of 2021 results The commercial services built the momentum in the first half, and it delivered 5G through strong network sharing. The t...

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BT Enters 5G Deal with Ericsson to Help Phase Out Huawei Equipment

BT Enters 5G Deal with Ericsson to Help Phase Out Huawei Equipment

Summary BT has entered into a deal with Ericsson, where it would use its 5G equipment, like radio antennas, base stations and others. BT has also signed a similar deal with Nokia to supply 5G equipment Huawei was banned by the UK government fr...

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BT Group Stocks Under Pressure Amid Ofcom’s Investigation

BT Group Stocks Under Pressure Amid Ofcom’s Investigation

  An investigation has been launched by the Office of Communication to find whether BT Group PLC is fulfilling its obligations under USO Ofcom seeks to determine whether an accurate cost is being provided by BT, though it said that being in ...

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BT Group’s View Gets SMF Affirmation-British Government to Miss 2025 Deadline to Fibre Up The UK

BT Group’s View Gets SMF Affirmation-British Government to Miss 2025 Deadline to Fibre Up The UK

Summary Boris Johnson had promised full-fibre broadband by 2025 to every UK household during his election campaign last year Social Market Foundation has called upon the British government for major reforms in the telecom sector Industry exper...

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Talktalk To Ponder on Toscafund’s Takeover Bid

Talktalk To Ponder on Toscafund’s Takeover Bid

Summary The fourth-largest internet service provider of the UK said it has received a preliminary non-binding offer of 97 pence per share from Toscafund Asset Management LLP Last year also, Toscafund had approached TalkTalk with a 135 pence-per...

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BT (LON: BT.A) to open new office at Manchester for staff from late 2023

BT (LON: BT.A) to open new office at Manchester for staff from late 2023

Summary BT Group announced that it would commence its new Manchester office from late 2023. The New Bailey site would have a capacity of 2,000 staff members. Though a majority of BT staff would keep working from home in the coming months, it w...

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5G Rollout Delay Could Result in Loss of Country’s Economic Output by £41 Billion

5G Rollout Delay Could Result in Loss of Country’s Economic Output by £41 Billion

Accentuating the ability of the powerful 5G telecommunication technologies' ability to fast pace the state of recovery, Centre for Policy Studies (CPS) has come out with a report advocating an early implementation of the technology. Authored by fo...

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