Operator M and A Trends: Diversification through Multiplay

March 19, 2013  | Subscribers Only

Abel Nevarez Abel Nevarez Research Analyst II, Mobile and Telecoms
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Despite fewer global merger and acquisition announcements reported from December 2012 to February 2013, a few significant deals stand out, most notably Liberty Global's acquisition of Virgin Media and Sprint Nextel's deal for Clearwire. These transactions and other deals underscore a general move to consolidate operations, while concurrently diversifying into strategic value-add services.

Tables and charts included:

  • Sum of value and number of deals (Dec. 2012 - Feb. 2013);Number of deals per type (Dec. 2012 - Feb. 2013) ;Deals by target type;Deals by target region;UK 4G subscriptions and total mobile subscriptions forecast (2011-2016);UK spectrum allocation by operator (as of Feb. 2013 auction);Netherland 4G subscriptions and total mobile subscribers forecast (2011-2016);Notable M&A transactions (Dec. 2012 - Feb. 2013)

Pages: 13

Tables and charts: 28

Abel Nevarez

Research Analyst II, Mobile and Telecoms

Abel Nevarez covers mobile network infrastructure trends and activity.

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