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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.

Snapchat unveils messaging and video chat function

Photo messaging app Snapchat has announced that it is introducing a messaging and video function into its service offering.

BT to continue to offer free access to BT Sport

BT has announced that it will offer its BT Sport service for free for another season as it looks to continue to attract broadband customers.

Ericsson appoints new head of strategy

Ericsson has appointed Rima Qureshi as the company’s new Head of Strategy, following the departure of Douglas Glistrap last month.

Orange talks up “improved decline” as revenues continue to fall

Orange said it was pleased that the continued decline in revenues in a number of key markets was reduced in the first three months of the year.

Nokia’s new strategy gives €1.8bn to shareholders, Suri cruises to CEO role

Nokia has appointed NSN head Rajeev Suri as its new President and CEO following the completion of the sale of its handset division to Microsoft.

Quantum tech could offer key to fixed broadband security concerns

Quantum Key Distribution Technology (QKD) could represent the next innovation in fixed broadband security if new research from BT, Toshiba, ADVA Optical Networking and the UK’s National Physical Laboratory (NPL) is to be believed.

EE revenues continue downward trend despite growing customer base

EE saw its 4G LTE customer base reach 2.9 million in the first quarter, but overall revenues fell in the first three months of the year.

Tele2 to focus on Netherlands, Kazakhstan as sale of Norway unit ongoing

Tele2 said it will focus on its businesses in the Netherlands and Kazakhstan this year as it looks to stem falling revenues across the group.

Free Mobile boss to acquire majority share in Monaco Telecom

Cable and Wireless Communications (CWC) is to sell its majority 55 percent shareholding in Monaco Telecom to the founder of Free Mobile.