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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Inphi to acquire Cortina Systems' optical transport semiconductor business

07/31/2014

FCC blesses Frontier buy of AT&T's Connecticut wireline business

07/28/2014 Frontier Communications’ (NASDAQ:FTR) planned acquisition of AT&T's local wireline, broadband...

Zayo Group completes Neo Telecoms acquisition

07/07/2014 Bandwidth and infrastructure provider Zayo Group, LLC, reports that it has completed its purchase...

UPC Cablecom acquires cable network in Geneva

07/03/2014 Switzerland’s largest cable operator, UPC Cablecom, says it has taken over the Télé-Pregny-Chambé...

VeEX closes Agizer, Optixsoft acquisitions

07/02/2014 Test and measurement specialist VeEX Inc. has closed two acquisitions of companies in Eastern Eur...

Zayo's zColo takes over AtlantaNAP data center

07/02/2014 Zayo Group LLC’s colocation division, zColo, has acquired Colo Facilities Atlanta (AtlantaNAP), a...

EZchip to add multi-core processors via Tilera acquisition

07/01/2014 Network processor pioneer EZchip Semiconductor Ltd. (NASDAQ:EZCH) plans to expand its product por...

Cisco to buy orchestration platform supplier Tail-f Systems

06/17/2014 Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) says it plans to purchase Tail-f Systems, a privately held Swedish company t...

Level 3 offers $7.3 billion for tw telecom

06/16/2014 Network services provider Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) has reached an agreement to p...

Private equity firm acquires Spain's Gas Natural Fenosa Telecomunicaciones

06/12/2014 British private equity firm Cinven has agreed a deal to acquire the telecommunications operations...

CityFibre raises £30M, buys Coventry metro network

06/05/2014 UK infrastructure provider CityFibre Ltd. has completed the acquisition of Coventry’s 140-km metr...

AT&T to buy DIRECTV for $48.5 billion

05/19/2014 Thwarted in its pursuit of T-Mobile and with the potential Comcast/Time Warner Cable merger in mi...

Zayo acquires London-based fiber provider Geo Networks

05/19/2014 International fiber-optic network service provider Zayo Group, LLC, reports that it has acquired ...

Telephone and Data Systems to acquire BendBroadband for $261M

05/06/2014 Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (NYSE: TDS), the parent company to TDS Telecom, reports that it ...

Comcast agrees with Charter on post Time Warner Cable merger divestitures

04/28/2014 Charter Communications (NASDAQ: CHTR) might end up with a piece of Time Warner Cable (TWC) after ...

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