Vodafone Group PLC (VOD.O)
WELLINGTON, March 22 New Zealand pay television provider Sky Network TV on Wednesday filed an appeal against the Commerce Commission's decision to bar its purchase of Vodafone's local unit.
* Sky Network Television Limited (SKY) and Vodafone are today filing appeals in high court
March 21 The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
March 20 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Monday:
MUMBAI Britain's Vodafone Group and Idea Cellular agreed on Monday to merge their Indian operations in a $23 billion deal, creating the country's biggest telecoms business after the entry of a new rival sparked a brutal price war. | Video
* Jio's entry has upended sector, forcing mergers (Adds Colao comments, reaction)
HONG KONG (Reuters Breakingviews) - Vodafone has its eye firmly on the top spot in India. A $23 billion merger of the UK-based telecom giant’s Indian operations with Idea Cellular will create the nation's top mobile operator amid a bloody price war. The structure is less than ideal, however, because it aims to satisfy both companies, and give a big say to an Indian tycoon all at once.
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MUMBAI, March 20 Britain's Vodafone Group will merge its Indian subsidiary with local rival Idea Cellular within two years, Idea said on Monday.
* Telefonica and Vodafone sign a commercial agreement for wholesale access to optic fiber network