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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.

MEPs back removal of roaming charges

The abolition of roaming charges moved one step closer after a group of MEPs backed proposals to ban the charges from December 2015.

EE unveils new retail service to improve customer experience

UK mobile network operator EE has launched a new service called ‘Connected Retail’ to help shops monitor their customers’ behaviour and improve their experience.

Telefónica to offer Samsung Knox to enterprise customers

Telefónica has signed an agreement with Samsung to include the manufacturer’s security platform Knox in its enterprise portfolio.

Vodafone acquires Spanish cableco Ono for €7.2 billion

Vodafone has announced it is to acquire Spanish cable operator Ono for €7.2 billion in a bid to boost its broadband and Pay-TV portfolio.

TeliaSonera drawn deeper into Uzbekistan row as US DoJ requests documents

The US Department of Justice (DoJ) has requested documents from TeliaSonera about its transactions in Uzbekistan, as the row over its operations there continues.

“Future begins today” as Vivendi selects Altice for SFR

Vivendi, the parent company of SFR, has announced that it has entered into exclusive negotiations with Altice over the sale of the French mobile operator.

Three joins MVNOs in calling for reduction of wholesale roaming caps

A coalition of operators has called on the European Commission and the European Parliament to reduce wholesale roaming tariffs ahead of a vote next week.

Alcatel-Lucent announces new 4G LTE, FTTx and VoLTE deals

Alcatel-Lucent has launched announced a series of new deals this week, including multiple cooperation agreements with Bouygues Telecom.

NSN launches Berlin mobile broadband security centre

Nokia Solutions and Networks is launching a mobile broadband security centre in Germany to help fight against soaring levels of mobile malware.