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Orange overtakes TalkTalk for broadband complaints

Orange is now the most complained about broadband provider in the UK, taking over the unwanted mantle from TalkTalk, the country's telecoms regulator has revealed.

Telenor to offer Microsoft solutions in the cloud

Norwegian operator Telenor has won the right to sell Microsoft Office 365 licenses, merged with its own telephony services, following the signing of a global syndication agreement.

Orange and China Mobile to collaborate on NFC standards

Orange and China Mobile have announced plans to accelerate the commercialisation of mobile contactless services – also called Near Field Communication (NFC) services – through the development of internationally recognised standards.

Alcatel-Lucent to boost broadband services in Tunisia

Alcatel-Lucent has signed off on a four-year contract with Tunisiana, Tunisia’s largest wireless communications provider, to build a wireline broadband access network that will deliver high-speed Internet to its subscribers.

Ericsson teams up with Volvo for in-vehicle cloud services

Ericsson has joined forces with Volvo Car Group to facilitate cloud access in its vehicles.

T-Systems slims down with new operations structure

T-Systems, Deutsche Telekom’s corporate customer arm, has announced plans to simplify its company structure as it pursues cloud services to facilitate revenue growth.

EU5 smartphone penetration reaches 55 percent, says new research

Smartphone penetration in the top five European markets reached 55 percent in October, according to data released by digital business analytics firm comScore.

T-Systems and Shell renew data centre agreement

Deutsche Telekom's corporate unit, T-Systems, has confirmed that it will continue to provide Shell with data centre infrastructure and computing services for another five years, after the two parties agreed to renew their current business agreement.

Verizon expands 100G European network

United States-based communications provider Verizon has announced the expansion of its European 100G network, to address the growing demand for video traffic, 4G LTE and cloud services.