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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.

Swisscom ups EBITDA forecast as bundles, TV subs boost revenues

Bundles and TV subscriptions helped to drive revenue in the face of falling profits at Swisscom during the first half of the year, as the operator upgraded its EBITDA expectations.

Ericsson wins Vodafone Hutchison Australia IP network deal

Ericsson has won a five-year contract to replace and upgrade Vodafone Hutchison Australia’s complete core network as it moves to an all IP environment.

HERE today, gone tomorrow: Nokia loses maps CEO

Nokia has announced that the CEO of its navigation, mapping and location business is to leave the company after only a few months in charge.

AT&T, Vodafone could bid for TIM Brasil if Telefónica wins battle for Brazil’s GVT

AT&T or Vodafone could be interested in acquiring Telecom Italia’s Brazilian subsidiary if Telefónica is successful in its bid for GVT, an investment bank has said.

Telstra launches unified comms service globally

Australian operator Telstra is bringing its cloud-based unified communications for the enterprise market to a global audience.

Ericsson wins wallet, network managed services deals in Peru, Croatia

Ericsson has announced two new wins that feature its wallet solution and a network managed services deal with Hrvatski Telekom.

Role of operators “still unclear” as smart wearables market set for huge growth

Operators look set to miss out on any potential revenues from the smart wearables market despite huge predicted growth.

Ericsson wins optical network deal with Telstra

Ericsson has won a deal to supply optical network equipment to Telstra, which is looking to boost bandwidth and lower latency as it embraces cloud-based operations.

Tele2 asks customers to rate network coverage, hopes for costs savings

Tele2 is launching an app that lets mobile users rate network coverage and possibly provide the operator with some cost savings.