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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.

Telenor, TeliaSonera and Telco Data win in Norwegian auction, Tele2 misses out

Telenor, Teliasonera and Telco Data were successful at a Norwegian auction of 3G and 4G LTE spectrum, the country's telecommunications regulator said on Friday, leaving Tele2 as the operator who lost out.

Telefonica Digital, Telstra invest in cloud specialist Box

Telefonica Digital and Telstra have announced they are making strategic investments in cloud company Box.

Worldwide metro data traffic to grow 560 percent by 2017, claims study

Data traffic on metro access and aggregation networks is set to increase by 560 percent by 2017, according to a new study, driven by demand for video and the proliferation of data centres.

Telecom Italia and Amazon sign app agreement

Telecom Italia’s mobile customers will find Amazon apps preloaded on their devices after the two companies signed a partnership deal.

Deutsche Telekom signs deal with Twitter

Deutsche Telekom has signed a strategic partnership with Twitter as it looks to tap into the social media site's 230 million users.

Turk Telecom selects HP’s end-to-end cloud solution

Turk Telecom has selected HP’s cloud solution as it looks to boost its IT services offering for the enterprise market.

Tele2 reveals Jasper Wireless will provide technology for its new M2M solution

Tele2 has revealed that Jasper Wireless is providing its cloud-based platform for the operator’s new M2M solution.

Three UK in low-key 4G LTE launch

Three UK, the last of the country’s major operator’s to launch 4G LTE, has announced it started upgrading existing customers to its next gen service this week.

Telecom Italia launches Firefox OS in Italy with Alcatel device

The first smartphone in Italy to be equipped with the new Firefox OS operating system launches on Friday, Telecom Italia and Mozilla have announced.