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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.

Nuage Networks announces second SDN deal

Nuage Networks, Alcatel-Lucent’s SDN venture, has announced its second major deal one year after launching.

BT Openreach extends optical services for operators

Openreach, BT’s local access network business, has outlined plans to extend its suite of high-bandwidth optical services for operators.

OBS wins Japan Tobacco International unified comms deal

Orange Business Services has has won a deal to deploy and manage a unified communications solution to Japan Tobacco International, owner of brands including Camel, Benson & Hedges and Silk Cut.

Vodafone launches M-Pesa payments service in Europe

Romania is the first European country to experience Vodafone’s M-Pesa service, after the operator’s launch of the m-payments venture today (31 March).

Young working class males in the UK help Motorola to make comeback

Booming sales of its newly launched Moto G smartphone have helped Motorola to make a comeback in the UK, according to new data.

Ericsson wins managed services deal with Telenor Myanmar

Ericsson has announced it is part of a five-year, multivendor managed services contract to support Telenor's network rollout in Myanmar.

Huawei CEO says vendor must chase the "Dragon spacecraft” after record sales

The Chief Executive of Huawei likened his company to a big tortoise after it announced its best ever financial figures.

Telekom Austria talks up 400G tech after successful trial

Telekom Austria and Alcatel-Lucent have announced the successful testing of 400G technology on some of the operator’s existing fibre optic cables.

Location-based services revenues rise, but not to the benefit of operators

Operators will not be in a position to take advantage of location-based service (LBS) revenues, which are predicted to hit €2.3 billion in 2018, according to new research.