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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 brings innovation centre from Silicon Valley to London

Vodafone is swapping Silicon Valley for London, by moving its global innovation centre into the UK in a move that it said will bring it closer to its customers.

Swisscom and Tamedia to launch Swiss rival to Google

Swisscom and Tamedia have announced that they will work together to develop a Swiss alternative to Google, following the news that the media group will not block the operator’s takeover bid for Publigroupe.

Amdocs unveils telco-specific end-to-end big data service

Amdocs has unveiled a new end-to-end big data analytics service, which it said is designed to help operators to make the most of the large quantities of data generated by customer interactions. 

MegaFon doubles capex in infrastructure push as revenues jump

MegaFon has reported increased revenues in the first three months of the year and significantly upped investment in infrastructure as it looks to establish its position in Russia’s booming telecoms market.

eircom hopes winter storms are behind it as it looks to quad-play future

Ireland’s eircom reported financial results that were in line with expectations, despite falling revenues and the unexpected costs of winter storms.

A-L signs triple-play deal in Bolt from United States

Alcatel-Lucent has signed a deal to supply 1GB per second broadband, VoIP and television services to residents in the US rural state of Oklahoma.

Teliasonera invests €40m in fibre to boost data capacity across Europe

TeliaSonera is significantly expanding its fibre cable network by more than 1,000km to increase data traffic capacity in Europe.

Three gets European Commission approval for O2 acquisition in Ireland

Three’s acquisition of O2 Ireland has been given the go ahead after the European Commission approved the deal on Wednesday.

EE signs up MobileIron to boost mobile security to enterprise customers

EE has signed a deal with MobileIron that sees the UK operator offer the vendor’s Cloud platform to boost security to its enterprise customers.