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Televisa closes Iucasell stake sale, acquires Telecable

Mexican broadcaster Grupo Televisa has acquired telco firm Telecable, the trading name of Cablevision Red, for MXN3 billion. Coinciding with the acquisition, the conglomerate also announced the closing of the sale of its 50% stake in Iucasell to the operator’s other owner Grupo Salinas.

Slim launches $22bn LatAm shake up

Latin American operator, America Movil, has launched its $21.8bn bid for control of three other regional telecoms firms. It sounds like big money but given that America Movil’s top man is none other than Carlos Slim Helu, the richest man in the world, such moves are to be expected.

Slim expands empire

Carlos Slim, head of Latin American powerhouse America Movil and third richest man in the world, may be jumping a couple of spaces in the rich list on the back of a move to consolidate his empire.

Telmex buys into Portugal

Mexican carrier Telmex became a major shareholder in Portugal Telecom Friday, acquiring a 3.4 per cent stake in the company. The move throws a spanner in the works of Portuguese conglomerate Sonae’s Eur10.7bn (£7.4bn) hostile bid for Portugal Telecom. The stake was acquired via common stock and it is under stood the Telmex involvement was […]

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