Verizon's proposal to buy Vodafone's stake in Verizon Wireless. Microsoft's pending purchase of Nokia's devices unit. SoftBank closing on its buy of the majority of Sprint. These communications giants weren't the only ones making important acquisitions last quarter. ...More
What a flurry of M&A activity we saw in the second quarter. We break down T-Mobile/MetroPCS, Birch-Lightyear, Blue Casa-TNCI and a handful of rumored mergers involving heavyweights AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, tw telecom, Level 3 and more. ...More
In this edition of the Business Value Toolbox News Desk, Channel Partners' Craig Galbraith takes a close look at some stellar forecasts for cloud services; plus, why IT spending overall isn't quite as rosy.