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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.

Vodafone attacks fibre backhaul market, calls for fairer access

Vodafone has warned competition will be damaged across Europe within five years unless operators have access to fibre backhaul at reasonable prices, as the current market does not provide a "level playing field".

Telenor signs five year radio deal with Nokia

Telenor has signed a five year radio agreement deal with Nokia for the vendor to supply it with radio access equipment and professional services.

Orange serves up LTE multicast for French Open, extends partnership

Orange is to provide a 4G multicast service for attendees of this year's French Open, as the operator extended its decade long partnership with Roland Garros for another three years.

Netflix ups Euro footprint, signs deal with Vodafone UK

Netflix is set to almost double its presence in Europe, with plans to launch in six countries later this year, in addition to signing a partnership with Vodafone in the UK.

Truphone looks to boost business customers after overseas launch

altTruphone has greatly increased the numbers of countries it includes in its roaming offering as it looks to ramp up its base of business customers.

EE's LTE sales overtake 3G for the first time

altUK operator EE's LTE sales have overtaken its 3G deals for the first time, with the operator planning to launch new 4G Wi-Fi products in the coming weeks.

Almost half of customers ready to ditch operator over network issues

altForty percent of consumers are planning to change their mobile provider during the next 12 months, with customers increasing complaining about the standards of messaging and internet quality.

BT, Orange and Telecom Italia to speak at European Communications Big Data seminar

altEuropean Communications is hosting its third annual Big Data seminar in London on Thursday 29 May, featuring speakers from BT, Orange and Telecom Italia.

Vodafone looks to India as post-Verizon era begins

Double digit revenue growth and huge data usage increase in India softened the blow for Vodafone as its full-year financials saw operations in Europe continue to struggle.