European Communications

Last update04:19:42 PM

News

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.

Nokia acquires radio tech vendor Mesaplexx

Nokia has completed acquisition of radio technology provider Mesaplexx for an undisclosed fee.

Telenor seals smart meter connectivity deal with hydroelectric power firm

Telenor Connexion has been selected as Lyse Elnett’s mobile communications provider as the hydroelectric power company deploys smart meters across Norway.

Three UK head hits out at “rip off” roaming as it boosts scope of Feel at Home

Three UK has increased the number of countries in which roaming charges will not be charged as part of its Feel at Home initiative.

Vodafone partners with Rogers to expand services into Canada

Vodafone and Rogers Communications are to become exclusive non-equity partners in Canada after signing an agreement that will enable the two companies to explore business opportunities together.

Turk Telekom selects Netcracker for rapid BSS transformation

Turk Telekom and Netcracker have revealed that it took seven months to transform part of the operator’s enterprise legacy billing infrastructure.

A-L and Ericsson launches highlight OSS/BSS needs ahead of move to SDN/NFV

Alcatel-Lucent and Ericsson have both unveiled solutions that aim to help operators realise the benefits of SDN and NFV by supporting back office functions.

Swisscom signs Wi-Fi deal with Aptilo

Swisscom has selected carrier Wi-FI provider Aptilo Networks to manage and develop its Wi-Fi service management.

Operators missing out by not using social media properly, claims new report

Operators could improve customer service by using social media, new research has claimed, which claimed almost two out of three consumers would share their social identity with their mobile company in return for improved customer care.

Ericsson bags double deal with T-Mobile, Taiwan Mobile

Ericsson has signed deals with T-Mobile in the United States and Taiwan Mobile to roll out customer service enhancing products.