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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.

Orange promotes “young female talent” as tech chief leaves for hotel group

Mari-Noëlle Jégo-Laveissière will run Orange’s Innovation, Marketing and Technologies division after Vivek Badrinath jumped ship after less than a year in charge.

NSN wins Elisa, Mobily network deals

Nokia Solutions and Networks has announced contract wins with Finland’s Elisa and Saudi operator Mobily.

Orange, Telefónica join EC digital start-up projects

Orange and Telefónica are among the supporters of two new European Commission-backed projects, which aim to strengthen the growing start-up community in Europe.
 

“Watershed” Q4 sees Nokia sales fall by 21 percent

Nokia reported falling sales and profits for the fourth quarter of 2013 in the first results since it announced it was selling its devices business to Microsoft.

Bouygues Telecom scraps European roaming fees

Bouygues Telecom has announced that it will be scrapping roaming charges throughout Europe as the price war in the French telecoms market continues.

Huawei CEO: Europe is a key competency centre

Huawei has announced that it procured €2.5 billion worth of components, engineering services and logistical services from Europe last year.

Three Ireland to launch 4G LTE network next week

Three Ireland has announced that it will launch its 4G LTE service on 27 January, becoming the final operator in the country to do so.

Ericsson wins Dialog M2M platform deal

Ericsson has won a new deal to provide its Device Connection Platform as a service.

Deutsche Telekom expands Evernote partnership to rest of Europe

Deutsche Telekom has extended its partnership with Evernote to cover its entire European footprint in a bid to differentiate itself from rival operators.