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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.

Tele2 Norway on the block as Tele2 Sweden signs up NSN for customer experience

Tele2 has revealed it is mulling a sale of its Norwegian division, while its Swedish subsidiary has signed up NSN to improve customer experience.

MegaFon reports substantial revenue and profit growth for 2013

Russian operator MegaFon has reported that mobile data helped to push revenues and profits up by 9.1 percent and 16.3 percent respectively last year.

Telenor signs 4G LTE roaming deals, provides M2M connectivity for world’s fastest car

Telenor has announced 4G LTE roaming agreements for its Norwegian customers, while its M2M arm has put the world’s fastest car in the cloud.

Tele2 appoints new CEO in Netherlands as group revenues slide

Swedish mobile operator Tele2 has appointed Jeff Dodds as the new chief executive for its Netherlands subsidiary.
 

BASE to offer 4G LTE for free as Belgium set for price war

Belgian mobile operator BASE has become the latest operator to offer 4G LTE services for free.

3 Europe sees rise in revenues and subscribers

Hutchison Whampoa's 3 Group Europe confirmed its position as one of the continent’s best-performing operators after reporting 2013 revenues rose six percent year-on-year to €5.8 billion.
 

New Belgacom CEO talks up value of convergence as revenues and profits fall

Belgacom has revealed 2013 revenues fell to €6.3 billion with new CEO Dominique Leroy looking to put a “challenging year” behind her.
 

Price war continues to haunt Bouygues as revenues drop 11 percent

Bouygues Telecom made a net profit of €11 million in 2013, after a €14 million loss last year, but revenues fell 11 percent year-on-year to €4.7 billion due to the intense price war in the French market.
 

Telefónica sees jump in profits, revenues witness slump

Telefónica’s full-year revenues fell 8.5 percent in 2013 to €57.06 billion, while net profit jumped 16.9 percent to €4.59 billion.