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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.

EE launches 4G LTE roaming in France and Spain, claims top UK mobile network

EE has signed its first 4G LTE roaming agreements in Europe as it came top of an independent survey for best network.

VimpelCom faces criminal investigation over operations in Uzbekistan

VimpelCom is facing a criminal investigation in the Netherlands over its operations in Uzbekistan.

UK leads top EU nations on superfast broadband, says report

The UK has the highest take-up of mobile and superfast broadband among leading European economies, according to the country’s regulator.

Europe needs a “digital wakeup call” says new Telefónica exec

Europe needs a “digital wakeup call” if it wants to move to the forefront of the global digital sector, according to a top Telefónica executive.

Belgacom promotes Proximus to become its major brand

Belgacom has announced its Proximus brand will become the operator’s main commercial brand for all mobile, fixed and IT solutions at the end of this year.

DT beefs up enterprise portfolio, expands Microsoft partnership

Deutsche Telekom has beefed up its enterprise offering by launching a new campaign aimed at capturing more small- to medium-sized enterprise (SME) customers.

CEOs back the GSMA in call for EU telecoms reform

The CEOs of nine major European operators have endorsed a letter by industry body the GSMA, which outlined five key elements the signatories believe are essential to ensure the success of a single telecoms market.
 

European Communications to host latest customer experience seminar

Speakers from MVNO Truphone and global consulting firm EY will be discussing how operators should personalise the customer experience in European Communications’ latest quarterly seminar.

TeliaSonera buys AinaCom business, “abuses market position” in Kazakhstan

Sonera, the Finnish arm of TeliaSonera, has signed an agreement to acquire AinaCom’s consumer operations and fixed networks for €47 million.