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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 selects Amdocs for Lat-Am BSS project

Telefónica has announced it is modernising and standardising part of its BSS on Amdocs software in two Lat-Am countries.

MegaFon signs up Huawei for “unprecedented” seven-year deal

MegaFon has announced it has signed up Huawei to provide a range of equipment and services in a seven-year deal.

Governments must be more transparent about data demands, pleads Vodafone

Operators in "a handful" of European-member states must give governments direct, permanent access to their networks, a report by UK-based Vodafone has revealed.

Nokia acquires radio tech vendor Mesaplexx

Nokia has completed acquisition of radio technology provider Mesaplexx for an undisclosed fee.

Telenor seals smart meter connectivity deal with hydroelectric power firm

Telenor Connexion has been selected as Lyse Elnett’s mobile communications provider as the hydroelectric power company deploys smart meters across Norway.

Three UK head hits out at “rip off” roaming as it boosts scope of Feel at Home

Three UK has increased the number of countries in which roaming charges will not be charged as part of its Feel at Home initiative.

Vodafone partners with Rogers to expand services into Canada

Vodafone and Rogers Communications are to become exclusive non-equity partners in Canada after signing an agreement that will enable the two companies to explore business opportunities together.

Turk Telekom selects Netcracker for rapid BSS transformation

Turk Telekom and Netcracker have revealed that it took seven months to transform part of the operator’s enterprise legacy billing infrastructure.

A-L and Ericsson launches highlight OSS/BSS needs ahead of move to SDN/NFV

Alcatel-Lucent and Ericsson have both unveiled solutions that aim to help operators realise the benefits of SDN and NFV by supporting back office functions.