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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.

O2 UK bucks trend as Telefónica sees revenues and profits fall

Telefónica's transformation has continued to hit its headline financials, despite it trumpeting a host of new digital services and significantly reducing its net debt.

Belgacom remains bullish amid falling sales and profits

A tough quarter for its international business and falling mobile sales have lead Belgacom to report a fall in core profits during the first three months of 2014.

Investments in network quality directly influence market performance, claims report

Investments in network quality directly benefit a company's financial performance, according to an Americas-focused report commissioned by Ericsson.

O2 and BT to offer a "suite" of integrated ICT services to UK businesses

O2 and BT Wholesale are strengthening their partnership to increase the range of integrated ICT services they can offer UK business clients.

DT again grateful to “right on the mark” US business for revenue rise

Sales in Deutsche Telekom’s US business again delivered to help push the operator’s overall revenues up eight percent to €14.9 billion in the first quarter.

Revenues keep falling at Telekom Austria, but operator views green shoots

Revenues have continued to fall at Telekom Austria but the operator said its blitz on costs is beginning to bear fruit, with the operator reporting a slight increase on its margins.

BT reports “strong” full-year results, commits to 15 percent dividend increase

BT said it had met or exceeded its financial targets and boosted shareholders as it reported flat revenues but rising profits.

Vodafone adds loyalty card function to mobile wallet

altVodafone has bolstered its mobile wallet by allowing customers to upload their plastic loyalty cards, coupons or identification cards onto their smartphone.

Virgin Media to offer "Big Kahuna" quad-play bundle in the UK

Virgin Media has become the first operator in the UK to offer a quad-play bundle featuring broadband, TV, mobile phone and landline services.