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.

4G LTE customer surge may signal end of Vodafone’s European woes

Vodafone said Spanish customers trying to save their pennies had hit service revenues offsetting surging demand for 4G services in Europe between April and June.

Vodafone wins “major” Aviva comms deal

Vodafone has won what it called “a major new deal” with global insurance company Aviva to provide a range of communications solutions including cloud storage and fixed/remote data connectivity services.

Nokia sees revenues and profits down but predicts second half growth

Nokia reported falling revenues and profits in the second quarter of the year, but said it was on track to return to growth after the sale of its devices business to Microsoft was completed.

Vodafone and Orange quietly shelve six million FTTH target in Spain

Vodafone and Orange have quietly shelved plans to deploy a FTTH network to six million homes and businesses in Spain by 2017.

Europe still behind Digital Agenda targets despite growing broadband market

Operators in Europe are still well behind Digital Agenda fixed broadband targets, according to the European Commission’s latest annual report into the telecommunications market and regulation.

Telenor's revenues remain on the up as customers base grows

Telenor saw revenues increase between April and June as the Norway-based operator signed up four million new customers.

Telefónica hits M2M partner target six months early

Telefónica has announced that over 250 partners have joined its M2M Partner Programme after it was expanded outside the US.

Turk Telekom hails strong results as profits soar

Turk Telecom saw profits nearly triple in the second quarter of the year despite regulation continuing to hit revenues.

Nokia Networks wins Algérie Télécom IP/MPLS deal

Nokia Networks has been selected by Algérie Télécom to oversee the update of the operator’s transport network sites with an IP/MPLS network provided by Juniper Networks.