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MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS

Mergers and acquisitions are an important tool for fiber optic company executives. They can be used to expand product portfolios, gain market share, remove a competitor, or pay off investors. In the larger scheme, industry consolidation through M&A and other means remains a Wall Street recommendation.

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Altice to buy Suddenlink; eyes TWC?

05/20/2015 Altice SA (Euronext: ATC), a multinational cable and telecommunications company based in Luxembou...

Charter, Bright House still walking down the merger aisle

05/18/2015 Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) and the parent company of acquisition target Bright H...

Japanese machine tool manufacturer to invest in Lumentum

05/14/2015 JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) says that Amada Holdings Co., Ltd., a Japanese company that makes machine too...

Wireless, OTT video at heart of Verizon's AOL buy

05/12/2015 Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) says it has agreed to buy Internet content pioneer...

Sorrento Networks tries again

05/08/2015 Sorrento Networks International, a metro DWDM equipment supplier that looked to be a goner last y...

Ciena to buy Cyan, expand SDN play

05/04/2015 Ciena Corp. (NYSE: CIEN) says it will expand its software-defined networking (SDN) chops by acqui...

AFL expands in Australia with AFC Group buy

05/04/2015 AFL says it will expand its operations in Australia and across the Pacific with the acquisition A...

Crown Castle to buy Quanta Fiber Networks/Sunesys

04/30/2015 Crown Castle International Corp. (NYSE:CCI), which provides infrastructure services to wireless o...

Lightower Fiber Networks, Fibertech Networks seek merger

04/28/2015 Fiber-optic network services providers Lightower Fiber Networks and Fibertech Networks have annou...

All eyes on Charter in wake of Comcast/Time Warner Cable merger failure

04/27/2015 Charter Communications (NASDAQ: CHTR) is wasting little time in reengaging in acquisition talks w...

ARRIS to buy Pace, acquire FTTH line

04/23/2015 Broadband access network technology supplier ARRIS Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRS) has agreed to acqui...

Deck stacks against Comcast/Time Warner Cable approval

04/23/2015 It begins to appear that the adage "all good things come to those who wait" will fail t...

JDSU reveals Viavi, Lumentum executive rosters

04/22/2015 JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) has established microsites for the two companies that will result from its pl...

Nokia pulls trigger on Alcatel-Lucent buy

04/15/2015 Well, that didn't take long. A day after admitting they were in acquisition talks, Nokia and Alca...

Nokia, Alcatel-Lucent confirm merger talks

04/14/2015 Nokia has confirmed that it is in what it called "advanced discussions" to acquire Alca...

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