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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 bids for Vivendi’s Brazilian operator GVT

Telefónica has made a surprise offer for Vivendi’s Brazil-based fixed line operator GVT as it looks to boost its offering in the Latin American country.

Bouygues confirms it has received no takeover bids

Bouygues Telecom has hit back at recent speculation over its future by stating that it has received no takeover offers.

Belgacom sees Q2 improvement as it renews Vodafone agreement

Belgacom reported falling but improving revenues in the second quarter as it extended its partner market agreement with Vodafone. 

BT launches 4G LTE for business customers

BT has launched a 4G LTE service for its SME customer base in the UK.

Three sees European growth despite falling handset revenues

Three reported good growth in the first six months of 2014 despite handset sales falling by 12 percent.

Deutsche Telekom ponders Iliad’s surprise offer for T-Mobile US

Deutsche Telekom is keeping its cards close to its chest as it mulls over an unsolicited offer for its US subsidiary from Groupe Iliad.

Alcatel-Lucent to float Submarine Networks business, recapture destiny

Alcatel-Lucent saw sales rise and losses narrow between April and June as it announced plans to float its Submarine Networks business.

Profits rise at Telefónica as UK business takes the spotlight

Telefónica saw net profits rise between April and June but only its UK business reported an increase in sales.

Fibre broadband numbers continue to impress but BT revenues fall

Continued growth in fibre broadband was not enough to halt an overall slide in revenues at BT during the last quarter.