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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.

Vodafone wins UK comms deal, launches IaaS cloud product, invests in retail

Vodafone has made three major announcements in the UK, including a deal with RWE, the launch of a cloud computing product and a billion pound investment in its retail arm.

Telcos gear up for lobbying offensive as MEPs vote for net neutrality

MEPs at the European Parliament face a backlash from the telecoms industry after voting overwhelmingly in favour of draft legislation that promises net neutrality and eliminates roaming across the continent.

Nokia unveils new Lumia smartphones with latest Windows OS

Nokia has unveiled three new Lumia smartphones based on the new Windows Phone 8.1 OS, which is set to become available across the entire Lumia portfolio as an over-the-air update this summer called Lumia Cyan.

Telefónica signs JCDecaux street furniture M2M deal

Telefónica has announced it is partnering with outdoor advertising company JCDecaux to develop a range of M2M solutions.

Telefónica and KPN sign pan-European Tesla Motors M2M deal

Telefónica and KPN are the latest operators to announce an M2M connectivity deal with Tesla Motors.

Telecoms industry bodies in dire net neutrality warning ahead of reform vote

Ahead of a key vote on European telecoms reform, industry bodies Cable Europe, ECTA, ETNO and GSMA have slammed draft legislation around net neutrality.

Telefónica acquires enterprise cloudco eyeOS

Telefónica has announced the acquisition of Spanish cloud computing start-up eyeOS for an undisclosed fee.

Ericsson wins DNA, dtac 4G LTE deals

Ericsson is deploying two new 4G LTE networks in Finland and Thailand as it looks to cement its market-leading position.

Nuage Networks announces second SDN deal

Nuage Networks, Alcatel-Lucent’s SDN venture, has announced its second major deal one year after launching.