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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.

Bouygues takes on Altice with €10.5 billion offer for SFR

Bouygues has offered €10.5 billion in cash for rival French mobile operator SFR.

Finland's DNA announces Deezer partnership

Finland-based DNA is the latest operator to strike a partnership deal with OTT music streaming service Deezer.

Deutsche Telekom boosts revenues after witnessing growth in US

Deutsche Telekom saw revenues grow 3.4 percent year-on-year in 2013 to €60.1 billion thanks to impressive growth in the US.

Orange hails its “outstanding ability” to cut costs as revenues continue to fall

Orange congratulated itself for the cost-cutting measures it implemented last year as it revealed full-year 2013 revenues fell by 4.5 percent.

JT launches managed M2M service for usage-based motor insurance

Channel Islands operator JT has launched an M2M device aimed at the motor insurance market that monitors vehicle data and records driver behaviour.

Tele2 Norway on the block as Tele2 Sweden signs up NSN for customer experience

Tele2 has revealed it is mulling a sale of its Norwegian division, while its Swedish subsidiary has signed up NSN to improve customer experience.

MegaFon reports substantial revenue and profit growth for 2013

Russian operator MegaFon has reported that mobile data helped to push revenues and profits up by 9.1 percent and 16.3 percent respectively last year.

Telenor signs 4G LTE roaming deals, provides M2M connectivity for world’s fastest car

Telenor has announced 4G LTE roaming agreements for its Norwegian customers, while its M2M arm has put the world’s fastest car in the cloud.

Tele2 appoints new CEO in Netherlands as group revenues slide

Swedish mobile operator Tele2 has appointed Jeff Dodds as the new chief executive for its Netherlands subsidiary.