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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 merges strategy and digital units as part of wider restructure

Telenor has appointed three new Executive Vice Presidents and formed two new business units as it looks to better meet customer demand and solve business challenges.

Portugal Telecom sees revenue decline and a loss ahead of Oi merger

Revenues continued to fall in the first quarter of the year at Portugal Telecom, which also made a loss, as it prepares to merge with Brazil’s Oi.

Vivendi reveals SFR revenues and profits down ahead of Altice merger

SFR’s first financial results since the announcement that it would be acquired by Altice show revenues have continued to fall, though at a slower rate.

Telekom Austria announces new Director of Group Strategy

Dieter Trimmel has been named as the new Director of Group Strategy at Telekom Austria Group.

M2M market scaling to become a significant business, says report

The majority of M2M service providers are managing an average of 2- 10 million connections as the industry begins to scale, according to a new report.

VimpelCom revises annual targets down after poor Q1

VimpelCom has revised its 2014 targets after significant falls in revenue and profits during the first three months of the year.

Customers feeling “undervalued and mistrustful” of operators, survey finds

Mobile operators retain customers not because they deliver satisfaction, but because it is too inconvenient for users to change provider, according to a new survey.

Sky extends Virgin Media partnership, discusses deal with Fox

Sky has announced an extension of its partnership with Virgin Media as it attempts to acquire major stakes in Sky Deutschland and Sky Italia from 21st Century Fox.

Telecom Italia looks to Sky as Q1 financials disappoint

Telecom Italia has announced a fall in Q1 revenue and profits as it continues to struggle, but is hopeful a new content deal with Sky will change its fortunes next year.