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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.

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.

Opinion: Operators must act now for a user-centric future

By Igor Sarenac, VP of financial services and international business at Convergys

With new devices and applications introduced daily, customers are becoming far more familiar and attached to them than to their service providers.

Q&A: Tecnotree CEO Kaj Hagros

Kaj Hagros, CEO of back office vendor Tecnotree, discusses the results of the company’s new whitepaper "Unravelling what makes a mobile customer loyal", including how mobile operators can keep customers, minimise churn and why they need capitalise on LTE to do both.

#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 Q&A: Thierry Bonhomme, Senior EVP of Orange Labs, Networks and Carriers

FT-Orange's Thierry Bonhomme discusses the network challenges brought on by new devices, developing markets and 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.

#MWC13 Operator CEOs tout their latest plans for the LTE-Cloud era

The keynotes at Mobile World Congress are always a chance for heads of the world’s biggest operators to have a good old moan about something or other, and this year was no exception.

#MWC13 Race for 4G LTE monetisation hots up

Last year was, according to Nokia Siemens Networks CEO Rajiv Suri, “the year of LTE”.