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Hutchison Whampoa has won European Union approval to buy O2 after it pledged to offer access to a smaller mobile operator. Photo: Bloomberg

Communications regulator Comreg has raised concerns about the proposed takeover of O2 Ireland by Three’s parent company Hutchison Whampoa.The Europea(...)

Billionaire Li Ka-shing, chairman of Cheung Kong Holdings Ltd and Hutchison Whampoa Ltd

China got substantially richer last year, adding 41 new billionaires over the 12 months for a total of 358, with the property market still the (...)

Adding O2 would make Hutchison Whampoa Ireland’s second biggest mobile operator behind Vodafone

Hutchison’s Three Ireland is prepared to sell radio spectrum and continue a network sharing deal with a rival in order to win EU approval of it(...)

Contacts between Telecom Italia and the Hong Kong-based Hutchison Whampoa , which is backed by magnate Li Ka Shing, were first disclosed in April. Photograph:  Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images

Telecom Italia has ended contacts with Hutchison Whampoa on merging their Italian mobile businesses, preferring to focus on a plan to spin off its fix(...)

Robert Finnegan, chief executive of Three Ireland. Photograph: David Sleator

Regulators will take up to nine months to approve the proposed €850 million takeover by mobile network Three Ireland of rival O2. In a move that saw o(...)

Three of the world’s richest men, according to Forbes magazine’s annual list of billionaires worldwide: Warren Buffett, Carlos Slim and Bill Gates.

Forbes magazine published a special edition in March with the cover headline: “Bi(...)

 Yahoo! has bought an app from teenager Nick D'Aloisio   in a deal believed to be worth tens of millions of pounds. Photograph: Lewis Stickley/PA Wire

Got a tech idea and want to make a fortune before you're out of your teens? Just do it, is the advice of the London schoolboy who's just sold h(...)

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