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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.

Global internet traffic growth to offer operators video, LBS opportunities

Global IP traffic is set to increase nearly three-fold over the next four years, new research predicts, reaching more than one and a half trillion gigabytes per year by 2018.

Telefónica, China Unicom and THTI sign innovation “partnership”

Telefónica, China Unicom and Tsinghua Holdings Technology and Innovation (THTI) have signed a joint agreement to pool together their “innovation tools and resources”.

Alcatel-Lucent wins Antel, TDC small cell deals

Alcatel-Lucent has announced two small cell contract wins with Uruguay’s Antel and Denmark’s TDC.

Vodafone talks up UC portfolio as it aims to make business think differently

Vodafone is making a renewed pitch for enterprise customers with an updated version of its One Net unified communications portfolio.

Telefónica selects Amdocs for Lat-Am BSS project

Telefónica has announced it is modernising and standardising part of its BSS on Amdocs software in two Lat-Am countries.

MegaFon signs up Huawei for “unprecedented” seven-year deal

MegaFon has announced it has signed up Huawei to provide a range of equipment and services in a seven-year deal.

Governments must be more transparent about data demands, pleads Vodafone

Operators in "a handful" of European-member states must give governments direct, permanent access to their networks, a report by UK-based Vodafone has revealed.

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.