European Communications

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Keep up with all the latest news affecting European telcos from regulation and financial results to developments in network sharing, billing and innovative new content.

Data traffic growth drives MTS revenues upwards

MTS has reported "steady, profitable growth" in the first three months of the year thanks to increased data usage by its subscriber base.

Portugal Telecom takes over CardMobili customer loyalty services platform

Portugal Telecom is taking over the customer loyalty services platform of digital wallet vendor CardMobili.

Nokia boosts security pitch with dedicated new unit

Nokia has launched a new unit to ensure all its new products and services will have security systems fully integrated into their designs.

Vodafone attacks fibre backhaul market, calls for fairer access

Vodafone has warned competition will be damaged across Europe within five years unless operators have access to fibre backhaul at reasonable prices, as the current market does not provide a "level playing field".

Telenor signs five year radio deal with Nokia

Telenor has signed a five year radio agreement deal with Nokia for the vendor to supply it with radio access equipment and professional services.

Orange serves up LTE multicast for French Open, extends partnership

Orange is to provide a 4G multicast service for attendees of this year's French Open, as the operator extended its decade long partnership with Roland Garros for another three years.

Netflix ups Euro footprint, signs deal with Vodafone UK

Netflix is set to almost double its presence in Europe, with plans to launch in six countries later this year, in addition to signing a partnership with Vodafone in the UK.

Truphone looks to boost business customers after overseas launch

altTruphone has greatly increased the numbers of countries it includes in its roaming offering as it looks to ramp up its base of business customers.

EE's LTE sales overtake 3G for the first time

altUK operator EE's LTE sales have overtaken its 3G deals for the first time, with the operator planning to launch new 4G Wi-Fi products in the coming weeks.