AT&T Looks to Acquire a Counterpart in Europe?

Posted January 17, 2013 at 4:16pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 4114 views

A&T is looking to acquire a counterpart in Europe before the market becomes more data centric, according to the WSJ.

The telecommunications giant is considering buying a counterpart in Europe, a bet that it can best escape constraints on growth at home by getting into a new wireless market where it can upgrade technology and roll out more lucrative pricing strategies, people familiar with the carrier's thinking said. The company is currently studying targets, and a deal—if one happens–could come before the end of the year, those people said.

A little over one year ago AT&T ended its bid to acquire T-Mobile after being blocked by the FCC.

Royal KPN NV in the Netherlands and Everything Everywhere in the U.K. are reportedly potential candidates for a deal. KPN is owned in part by América Móvil and Everything Everywhere is owned by Deutsche Telekom AG and France Télécom SA.

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Audi RS8 - January 18, 2013 at 12:15am
Europe get ready to get ripped off by AT&T :)) LOL
Why - January 17, 2013 at 5:52pm
Do you work for AT&T ?
JustMakeSense - January 17, 2013 at 5:18pm
Here comes all the nonsense comments about at&t
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