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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.

Young working class males in the UK help Motorola to make comeback

Booming sales of its newly launched Moto G smartphone have helped Motorola to make a comeback in the UK, according to new data.

Ericsson wins managed services deal with Telenor Myanmar

Ericsson has announced it is part of a five-year, multivendor managed services contract to support Telenor's network rollout in Myanmar.

Huawei CEO says vendor must chase the "Dragon spacecraft” after record sales

The Chief Executive of Huawei likened his company to a big tortoise after it announced its best ever financial figures.

Telekom Austria talks up 400G tech after successful trial

Telekom Austria and Alcatel-Lucent have announced the successful testing of 400G technology on some of the operator’s existing fibre optic cables.

Location-based services revenues rise, but not to the benefit of operators

Operators will not be in a position to take advantage of location-based service (LBS) revenues, which are predicted to hit €2.3 billion in 2018, according to new research.

Orange Business Services inks collaboration agreement with financial tech firm

Orange’s enterprise arm has signed a deal with financial technology firm SIA that will enable banks and merchants in Europe to manage payments via mobile point of sale (POS) terminals.

Alcatel-Lucent hails year-long agreement with China Mobile

Alcatel-Lucent has hailed a “significant agreement” with China Mobile that sees the France-based vendor move the world’s largest mobile service provider towards an all-IP ultra-broadband network.

Orange board again backs Stéphane Richard to continue to lead the company

Stéphane Richard is set to continue as the Chairman and Chief Executive of Orange after getting backing from the operator’s Board of Directors.

Telefónica and Akamai announce global CDN partnership

Telefónica has announced a strategic global alliance with Akamai that will see the US vendor’s content delivery network (CDN) solutions offered to the operator’s enterprise customers.