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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.

Nokia opens doors to partners with launch of new business unit

Nokia Networks has launched a new Partner Business Unit to deal with the telco industry’s accelerating shift into the internet era and the changing demands of customers.

European Communications launches telco managed services survey

European Communications has launched its second annual special report into the world of telco managed services. 

Vodafone UK extends 4G LTE service to PAYG customers

Vodafone has opened up its 4G LTE service to pay-as-you-go customers in the UK as it looks to jump start customer take-up of the next gen service.

Sales continue to rise at Iliad as it gains one million mobile subs

Revenues at Iliad have topped the €2 billion mark between January and June after the company shook off a rejected bid for a majority share of T-Mobile US. 

eircom confirms Three network share as full-year financials show decline

eircom has confirmed a network sharing agreement with rival Three and opened the door to a complete reorganisation of its business as revenues and profits fell in the 12 months to the end of June.

Vivendi enters exclusive negotiations with Telefónica over GVT sale

Vivendi has announced it is entering into exclusive discussions with Telefónica over the sale of its Brazilian fixed-line subsidiary GVT.

Bouygues Telecom profits fall 56 percent as decline continues

Bouygues Telecom saw net profits more than halve in the first six months of the year, as the company continues to flounder in the French telecoms market.

Telefónica makes improved bid for Vivendi’s GVT as Telecom Italia joins the fray

Telefónica has improved its bid for Brazilian fixed-line operator GVT as Telecom Italia entered the fray for the Vivendi-owned company for the first time.

Virgin Media Business wins Scottish Government voice contract

Virgin Media Business will provide fixed voice services to schools, hospitals, local councils and GP surgeries in Scotland after signing a deal with the government.