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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.

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.

MEPs back removal of roaming charges

The abolition of roaming charges moved one step closer after a group of MEPs backed proposals to ban the charges from December 2015.

EE unveils new retail service to improve customer experience

UK mobile network operator EE has launched a new service called ‘Connected Retail’ to help shops monitor their customers’ behaviour and improve their experience.

Telefónica to offer Samsung Knox to enterprise customers

Telefónica has signed an agreement with Samsung to include the manufacturer’s security platform Knox in its enterprise portfolio.

Vodafone acquires Spanish cableco Ono for €7.2 billion

Vodafone has announced it is to acquire Spanish cable operator Ono for €7.2 billion in a bid to boost its broadband and Pay-TV portfolio.

TeliaSonera drawn deeper into Uzbekistan row as US DoJ requests documents

The US Department of Justice (DoJ) has requested documents from TeliaSonera about its transactions in Uzbekistan, as the row over its operations there continues.

“Future begins today” as Vivendi selects Altice for SFR

Vivendi, the parent company of SFR, has announced that it has entered into exclusive negotiations with Altice over the sale of the French mobile operator.