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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.

Three attempts to calm fears over O2 Ireland deal

Three has released a statement quashing speculation that its deal to acquire O2 Ireland has hit the rocks.

Vodafone Global Enterprise wins exceedingly good deal with Premier Foods

Vodafone Global Enterprise (VGE) has won a multimillion euro deal to become the communications partner for the UK's largest food producer Premier Foods.
 

Ericsson wins broadcast services contract from France 24

Ericsson has signed a five-year contract to supply broadcast services to TV news channel France 24.

VimpelCom scraps final 2013 dividend, slashes amount for 2014

VimpelCom has announced that it will not pay a final dividend for 2013 while the amount it will pay to shareholders this year will be cut dramatically.

New AAE-1 cable system to link Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East

Seventeen operators around the world have announced the construction of a new cable system that will link Europe to Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
 

Mobile operators have €14 billion VoIP opportunity

Operators will generate revenues of close to €14.7 billion by 2018 through strategies involving VoIP and "carrier OTT" services, according to a new report.
 

Portugal Telecom continues transformation as MEO brand replaces TMN

Portugal Telecom has announced that it will be adopting its MEO brand for all its consumer fixed and mobile services, thereby phasing out the Telecomunicacoes Moveis Nacionais (TMN) brand. 
 

Ericsson settles patent dispute with Samsung

Ericsson and Samsung have signed a deal on global patent licenses, putting an end to a two-year dispute.
 

Vodafone safe from AT&T bid for next six months

AT&T has moved to quash speculation that it will make an imminent takeover approach for Vodafone.