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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.

Telefónica and Akamai announce global CDN partnership

Telefónica has announced a strategic global alliance with Akamai that will see the US vendor’s content delivery network (CDN) solutions offered to the operator’s enterprise customers.

Orange launches text-based healthcare service, wins medical enterprise deal

Orange is to launch a preventive medical service in Cameroon in collaboration with the country's Ministry for Health.

EE cements BT MVNO deal

altUK operator EE is set to provide MVNO services to BT customers and employees after it signed a deal with the telco.

Turkcell bolstered by data and strong performance overseas

altBooming data revenues and the strong performance of subsidiaries have led Turkcell to report profit and sales growth in 2013.

Nokia’s sale of handset division to Microsoft delayed

altNokia's sale of its handset division to Microsoft has been delayed by a month, as Asian regulators take more time to scrutinise the deal.

Vodafone and AstraZeneca sign global m-health partnership

Vodafone has signed a global partnership with AstraZeneca in order to develop m-health services to improve the outcome for patients with cardiovascular conditions.

Bouygues returns to Vivendi with third offer for SFR

Bouygues has upped its offer for rival SFR by €1.85 billion as the bidding war for France’s second biggest mobile operator took a new twist.

OneAccess targets Cisco with telco-focused router

OneAccess is targeting Cisco's dominance of the mid-range router market with a new device offering carrier ethernet and IP services in one box.

Rostelecom ends 2013 down but not out

A transitional year at Rostelecom ended with 2013 revenues and profits falling.