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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.

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.

BT Openreach extends optical services for operators

Openreach, BT’s local access network business, has outlined plans to extend its suite of high-bandwidth optical services for operators.

OBS wins Japan Tobacco International unified comms deal

Orange Business Services has has won a deal to deploy and manage a unified communications solution to Japan Tobacco International, owner of brands including Camel, Benson & Hedges and Silk Cut.

Vodafone launches M-Pesa payments service in Europe

Romania is the first European country to experience Vodafone’s M-Pesa service, after the operator’s launch of the m-payments venture today (31 March).