European Communications

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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.

BT launches 4G LTE for business customers

BT has launched a 4G LTE service for its SME customer base in the UK.

Three sees European growth despite falling handset revenues

Three reported good growth in the first six months of 2014 despite handset sales falling by 12 percent.

Deutsche Telekom ponders Iliad’s surprise offer for T-Mobile US

Deutsche Telekom is keeping its cards close to its chest as it mulls over an unsolicited offer for its US subsidiary from Groupe Iliad.

Alcatel-Lucent to float Submarine Networks business, recapture destiny

Alcatel-Lucent saw sales rise and losses narrow between April and June as it announced plans to float its Submarine Networks business.

Profits rise at Telefónica as UK business takes the spotlight

Telefónica saw net profits rise between April and June but only its UK business reported an increase in sales.

Fibre broadband numbers continue to impress but BT revenues fall

Continued growth in fibre broadband was not enough to halt an overall slide in revenues at BT during the last quarter.

Swisscom speeds past 1m mark for premises connected to fibre

Swisscom has announced that it has connected over one million homes and businesses with fibre.

KPN suffers another bad quarter as CEO promises dividend return

Tumbling revenues reflected another difficult quarter for KPN as the Chief Executive promised to reinstate a dividend later this year.

Ericsson acquires MetraTech, expands Australian broadband deal

Ericsson is buying metadata-based billing, commerce and settlement company MetraTech Corp in a bid to boost its B/OSS offering and also expanded an existing deal with Australia's National Broadband Network Company.