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Huge telecoms deal and Brazil anger over US surveillance

Duration:
55 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 03 September 2013

A multi billion dollar deal will split two of the biggest players in the telecoms business. We hear about how the Verizon Vodafone buyout could affect rural mobile phone users in the United States. Also fury in Brazil and Mexico over claims Washington has been looking into their presidents' inboxes. And why things are getting worse at the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan. Presenter Roger Hearing is joined by Lori Henderson from the British Chamber of Commerce in Tokyo and Diane Brady of Bloomberg Businessweek.

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