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European Communications discusses the latest telecom trends with telco executives, analysts and topic experts viainsightful analysis, Q&As and opinion pieces.

Telco security: employees pose the greatest risks, say experts

Security is rising rapidly up the telco agenda as operators and their customers increasingly hold and reveal data that is attractive to the criminal fraternity, but the biggest risk is not perhaps the source you might think.

Value most important as operators continue to assess Big Data business case

Operators are still in analysis mode when it comes to Big Data, that most hyped telco topic, and have a way to go before they settle on the most appropriate and profitable way forward.

Telefónica Germany CIO: Agile IT can cut time to market by nearly a third

Three years after launching an “agile IT” initiative at Telefónica Germany, the operator’s CIO Dr Eckart Pech claimed the results have been significant and wide ranging.

Orange CEO delegate: Be proud to be a utility, but don’t be a utility firm

Gervais Pellissier, CEO delegate at FT-Orange, highlighted the paradox at the heart of operators’ business models in a keynote speech at TM Forum’s Management World event on Tuesday.

BT launches Sport offering and ups dividend as full-year revenues fall

BT has launched its BT Sport offering and increased its dividend to sweeten the news that full-year revenues have declined.

European Communications launches latest Customer Experience survey

European Communications is today launching its second annual customer experience survey to gauge how the industry, and operators in particular, are getting to grips with this ever crucial subject.

Click here to take the survey and share your views

Top 10: What telcos need to know about Europe’s digital consumers

The annual report into the worldwide digital trends by comScore is always an interesting, if sometimes alarming, read for telcos.

#MWC13 Do telcos have disconnected ideals about the Connected City?

The marketing put out by hosts the GSMA about the Connected City at Mobile World Congress promised delegates the chance to “experience first-hand the city of the future”.

#MWC13 Deutsche Telekom and Ericsson CEOs tell telcos to open up

Rebirth and regeneration have been constant themes in the telecoms industry for a while now, and two of the biggest hitters continued the mantra on the second day of Mobile World Congress.