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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.

MegaFon doubles capex in infrastructure push as revenues jump

MegaFon has reported increased revenues in the first three months of the year and significantly upped investment in infrastructure as it looks to establish its position in Russia’s booming telecoms market.

eircom hopes winter storms are behind it as it looks to quad-play future

Ireland’s eircom reported financial results that were in line with expectations, despite falling revenues and the unexpected costs of winter storms.

A-L signs triple-play deal in Bolt from United States

Alcatel-Lucent has signed a deal to supply 1GB per second broadband, VoIP and television services to residents in the US rural state of Oklahoma.

Teliasonera invests €40m in fibre to boost data capacity across Europe

TeliaSonera is significantly expanding its fibre cable network by more than 1,000km to increase data traffic capacity in Europe.

Three gets European Commission approval for O2 acquisition in Ireland

Three’s acquisition of O2 Ireland has been given the go ahead after the European Commission approved the deal on Wednesday.

EE signs up MobileIron to boost mobile security to enterprise customers

EE has signed a deal with MobileIron that sees the UK operator offer the vendor’s Cloud platform to boost security to its enterprise customers.

French Treasury Chief joins Orange as part of senior management shake up

Ramon Fernandez and Laurent Paillassot are joining Orange's Executive Committee as Deputy CEOs, the operator has revealed.

Telekom Austria leaves it up to shareholders to accept América Móvil takeover

Telekom Austria's management board has put its future in its shareholders' hands, saying it has decided not to formally back or reject América Móvil’s proposed takeover offer.

Data traffic growth drives MTS revenues upwards

MTS has reported "steady, profitable growth" in the first three months of the year thanks to increased data usage by its subscriber base.