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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 signs 4G LTE roaming deals, provides M2M connectivity for world’s fastest car

Telenor has announced 4G LTE roaming agreements for its Norwegian customers, while its M2M arm has put the world’s fastest car in the cloud.

Tele2 appoints new CEO in Netherlands as group revenues slide

Swedish mobile operator Tele2 has appointed Jeff Dodds as the new chief executive for its Netherlands subsidiary.
 

BASE to offer 4G LTE for free as Belgium set for price war

Belgian mobile operator BASE has become the latest operator to offer 4G LTE services for free.

3 Europe sees rise in revenues and subscribers

Hutchison Whampoa's 3 Group Europe confirmed its position as one of the continent’s best-performing operators after reporting 2013 revenues rose six percent year-on-year to €5.8 billion.
 

New Belgacom CEO talks up value of convergence as revenues and profits fall

Belgacom has revealed 2013 revenues fell to €6.3 billion with new CEO Dominique Leroy looking to put a “challenging year” behind her.
 

Price war continues to haunt Bouygues as revenues drop 11 percent

Bouygues Telecom made a net profit of €11 million in 2013, after a €14 million loss last year, but revenues fell 11 percent year-on-year to €4.7 billion due to the intense price war in the French market.
 

Telefónica sees jump in profits, revenues witness slump

Telefónica’s full-year revenues fell 8.5 percent in 2013 to €57.06 billion, while net profit jumped 16.9 percent to €4.59 billion.

Deutsche Telekom selects Metaswitch for VOIP expansion

Deutsche Telekom’s wholesale subsidiary International Carrier Sales & Solutions (ICSS) has selected Metaswitch Networks to expand its VOIP platform.
 

NSN wins network upgrade contract from Mobily

Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) has won a €409 million network upgrade and expansion contract from Saudi Arabian operator Mobily.
 

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