TeliaSonera, Telenor name top execs for proposed Danish JV

TeliaSonera and Telenor appointed three execs, including CEO Hilde Tonne, to run their merged operation in Denmark, which is awaiting approval by the European Commission. In addition to Tonne (pictured), Soren Abildgaard was named as Deputy CEO and Dennis Kilian …

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EC regulator set to warn on Danish consolidation

The European Commission (EC) will this week press Telenor and TeliaSonera for more concessions if they want their proposed merger in Denmark to go ahead, according to Reuters. The two operators announced plans to merge back in December, with the …

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Denmark’s TDC eyes cable deal — report

Denmark’s TDC is reportedly considering a bid for Com Hem, a leading Swedish cable firm that went public in June and could be valued at around $1.56 billion, in the latest instance of a European operator showing an appetite for …

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TeliaSonera, Telenor to combine Danish operations

Nordic operator TeliaSonera and Norway-headquartered Telenor have announced an agreement to merge their Danish operations into a joint venture, of which each party will hold 50%. The two telcos said the new company will create a robust new operator in the very competitive Danish market.

More European M&A as Denmark could become almost a two-horse race

TeliaSonera and Telenor have agreed to merge their Danish operations — the latest example of realignment in Europe’s mobile market. If the deal goes ahead, the two companies will be equal partners in a new joint venture rivalling market leader …

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TDC offloads Finnish operations to DNA

Danish incumbent operator TDC has struck a deal with Finnish player DNA that will see DNA acquire TDC’s Finnish operations for €154m. The deal covers both TDC Finland and TDC Hosting—which provide communications and IT solutions to public and private enterprises and wholesale services—and their associated customers. TDC and DNA will co-operate on enterprise and international wholesale services in Finland after the deal’s conclusion.

Cable chiefs mull mobile future at Cable Congress

Cable CEOs debated the future of convergence between their own networks and mobile services at Cable Congress in Amsterdam this week. Leading executives said that cable operators are becoming mobile companies as consumption of content migrates to mobile.