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Telefónica hits M2M partner target six months early

Telefónica has announced that over 250 partners have joined its M2M Partner Programme after it was expanded outside the US.

Turk Telekom hails strong results as profits soar

Turk Telecom saw profits nearly triple in the second quarter of the year despite regulation continuing to hit revenues.

Nokia Networks wins Algérie Télécom IP/MPLS deal

Nokia Networks has been selected by Algérie Télécom to oversee the update of the operator’s transport network sites with an IP/MPLS network provided by Juniper Networks.

KPN unveils new CFO as part of management structure changes

Jan Kees de Jager has been appointed as the new CFO of KPN as the Dutch operator looks to shake up its management structure following the sale of E-Plus.

Vodafone, Portugal Telecom ink fibre sharing agreement

Vodafone Portugal and Portugal Telecom have signed an agreement to deploy and share fibre networks.

Profits continue to rise at Ericsson as it wins Etisalat Egypt deal

Ericsson saw profits jump for the second consecutive quarter as the company continued to predict that revenues would get a boost in the second half of the year.

Microsoft wields axe at Nokia handset division

Microsoft is to slash 18,000 jobs in the next 12 months with more than two thirds coming at the Nokia mobile phone unit it bought for billions of dollars last year.

Orange launches new submarine cable project

Orange is splashing the cash on building a high-speed submarine cable connecting Europe to Asia by the end of 2016.

Bell Labs aims new ‘antenna’ office at video solutions

Alcatel Lucent’s Bell Labs has opened a new British office dedicated to researching the delivery of video to connected devices such as smartphones.