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Last week in telecoms: IPOs for Vantage Towers, Universal Music, Starlink; Telenet eyes Voo

Monday 15 February 2021 | 10:36 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Background
Several companies moved ahead with strategic plans in the past week. Vodafone Group is preparing an IPO for Vantage Towers, and SpaceX has similar ideas about Starlink, which is starting to sign up more users for its satellite broadband service. Vivendi is hoping to reduce its conglomerate discount by doing something with Universal Music Group, while Telenet is looking at acquisitions, fibre and tower sales.

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Companies: BICS / MTN / Omantel / Philips / Proximus / SNCF / SpaceX / Starlink / Swish / Swisscom / Telenet / Telesat / Tencent / Thales / Thales Alenia Space / Universal Music / Vivendi / Vodafone Group / Voo
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Lost money to online Investment,really all I wanted to do was make a safe investment. To think I was sold the mirage of a wonderful investment with profits,worst part of it all I was being elaborately scammed. Geminihacks got it back for me ?
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