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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 to trial AT&T’s connected home platform in Europe

Telefónica has announced it is to conduct a limited trial of AT&T’s connected home platform in Europe.

Ericsson opens first Global ICT Centre as it strengthens presence in Europe

Ericsson has opened its first global ICT centre as it looks to bring together its various test labs and data centres around the world.

Mobile service revenues to decline from 2015, France to be worst hit in Europe

Operator hopes that 4G LTE will significantly boost their financial performance could be short lived, with new research claiming overall service revenues will stagnate after passing the $1 trillion (€773.1 billion) mark next year.

Vodafone, Cisco collaborate on Germany’s first 4K capable set-top box

Vodafone and Cisco are collaborating on Germany’s first 4K capable set-top box (STB).

Regulation still holding back true potential of fibre broadband market, says Adtran

Europe, the Middle East and Africa are showing signs of “exceptional growth” in the uptake of super-fast broadband technologies according to Adtran, but regulators need to overcome a “stalemate” if nationwide rollouts are to be successful.

Vodafone UK bring cloud to big business through One Net expansion

Vodafone UK has expanded its One Net portfolio with the launch of cloud solution for large enterprises and public sector customers.

Deutsche Telekom talks up convergence as it goes on German offensive

Deutsche Telekom has refreshed its product offering and confirmed the upcoming launch of a hybrid fixed-mobile router as it looks to turn round its fortunes in its home market.

Fixed network malware hits all-time high, Alcatel-Lucent reports

The malware infection rate on fixed residential networks hit an all-time high during the first six months of the year, according to new research.

Nokia wins Rwandan LTE, managed services deals

Nokia Networks will provide Rwanda's first commercial LTE network after winning a contract with olleh Rwanda Networks (oRn).