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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.

Swisscom launches Tapit m-payments app as operators and finance groups cooperate

Swisscom is the first of Switzerland’s three major operators to launch a new m-payments service called Tapit, which has seen cooperation from financial groups.

Ericsson wins seven-year managed services deal in Romania

Romtelecom and Cosmote have selected Ericsson to manage their respective fixed and mobile networks after signing a seven-year managed services agreement.

Nokia wins again in China Mobile’s 4G LTE tender

Nokia has won further contracts from China Mobile following the second phase of the operator’s TD-LTE tender.

European operators in “capex driver’s seat” this year

European operators will spend more than their rivals elsewhere in the world this year, according to new research.

Telenor Connexion wins comms deal with French eHealth provider

Telenor Connexion is to provide communication services to eHealth provider SRETT as it looks to boost its remote monitoring credentials.

EE partners with mobile security firm Lookout for Android devices

EE has teamed up with mobile security firm Lookout in a bid to improve the safety of Android devices used by its retail customers.

Nokia wins Zain Saudi Arabia deal in latest Middle East success

Nokia Networks has won a deal to provide a range of infrastructure and services to Zain Saudi Arabia (KSA) as it boosts its presence in the Middle East.

Telekom Austria takes €400m hit on Bulgarian subsidiary Mobiltel

Telekom Austria will book an impairment of €400 million for its Bulgarian subsidiary Mobiltel, blaming a rise in capital costs.

Telenor Norway signs up TCS for fixed network upgrade

Telenor Norway has selected Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) to modernise and simplify its fixed network operations.