Telekom Austria AG (NYSE: TKA; Vienna: TKA) has announced that more than 15 percent of its stock is now owned by one investor, RPR Privatstiftung, with Bloomberg estimating that the stake is worth around $760 million. Telekom Austria recently announced a 4.1 percent year-on-year dip in its revenues for the first nine months of 2011. (See Telekom Austria 9-Month Revenue Drops 4.1%.)
In mad-for-mobile West Africa, tower-builder IHS is looking to raise an additional $200 million to more than double the size of its operations in the region, increasing the number of towers it owns to around 2,000.
Datwyler, the Swiss fiber infrastructure firm, has completed a fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) project in Zurich, linking 1,400 residential units to a super-fast network on behalf electricity supplier EWZ. (See Datwyler Completes Zurich FTTH Pilot.)