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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.

Opinion: Microsoft deal positions Nokia for stronger B2B focus

By Analysys Mason's Alexandra Rehak, Ronan de Renesse, Eva Weidinger

Vodafone and Nokia have much to do to prove new-look telcos can deliver

Perhaps because it was much more of a surprise, the sale of Nokia’s device business has overshadowed Vodafone’s much larger divestiture of its stake in Verizon – at least from a comment perspective.

Opinion: The big vendors will have a hard job in the small cells market

By Ronny Haraldsvik, SVP/CMO at SpiderCloud Wireless.

Where there’s smoke, there’s fire.

Opinion: Service Level Agreements are no longer fit for purpose

By Béatrice Piquer-Durand, VP Marketing at Ipanema Technologies

Q&A: Infinera’s director of solutions and technology

Geoff Bennett, director of solutions and technology at Infinera, discusses future network trends. What is the Terabit Era, when is it coming and why is it important for telcos?

Opinion: The importance of sharing threat intelligence to mitigate cyber attacks

By Christy Coffey, head of cyber security at TM Forum

Opinion: Operators need to shake up the boardroom to compete with OTT players

By Philip Randerson, MD of technology executive search firm European Leaders

Q&A: Coleago Consulting director Scott McKenzie

Scott McKenzie, director at Coleago Consulting, discusses the current state of the MVNO market and what the future holds

Opinion: Telcos need a new metric to evaluate innovation

By Emeka Obiodu, principal analyst, Industry, Communications, and Broadband at Ovum

Contrary to popular opinion, most telcos are innovative when it comes to their businesses. While their core products of voice and data have not changed much over the past 30 years, telcos have innovated in their network infrastructure, business models, tariff strategies and approach to marketing.