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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.

400G gets boost as Huawei, Broadnet launch Europe's largest network

Huawei and Norwegian fibre wholesaler Broadnet are to deploy Europe's largest commercial 400G network, as the China-based vendor revealed it has trialled the world's first underwater 400G network.

A-L sees continued improvement, calls tipping point with VDSL2 vectoring

Alcatel-Lucent’s improved financial position continued in the first three months of the year as it said the industry had reached a tipping point with VDSL2 vectoring technology.

GTS signs agreement with Telstra, builds Slovakian cloud platform

Telstra Global is set to expand its presence in Europe after signing a Network to Network Interconnection (NNI) agreement with Deutsche Telekom-owned GTS, which has itself increased its footprint on the continent.

Telekom Austria and América Móvil ink fibre network agreement

Telekom Austria and América Móvil have announced that they are to create one of the world's largest fibre networks as they enter into a collaboration for interconnected voice, roaming, data and mobile services.

Jersey Telecom launches 4G LTE MVNO in the US

Jersey Telecom has announced that it is launching an MVNO in the US after signing a strategic partnership with an undisclosed “major player”.

Tata and Orange team up to offer new VoIPX solutions to mobile operators

Orange and Tata Communications have signed a deal to interconnect their IP Exchange (IPX) communities in a bid to help mobile operators improve the quality of IP-based communication services such as HD Voice.

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.