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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 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.

Start-up IoT MVNO aims to disrupt M2M market with value connectivity offer

A new Internet of Things (IoT) MVNO has launched claiming to be the first affordable pan-European GSM connectivity provider for M2M services.

Belgacom selects JDSU for mobile network optimisation

Belgacom has selected American vendor JDSU to optimise its 2G, 3G and 4G LTE networks in its home market.

NSN wins deal to build Taiwan Mobile's LTE-A network

NSN has signed a deal with Taiwan Mobile to be the sole supplier of its LTE-Advanced Network.

Mobile data accounts for only three percent of global data traffic, claims report

Mobile data usage accounted for only three percent of global data traffic in 2013, according to a new report.

MTS posts strong 2013, warns of significant uncertainty, volatility ahead

MTS produced a strong set of financial results for 2013 as it revealed it is the latest operator to be contacted by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over operations in Uzbekistan.