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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.

Deutsche Telekom selects Metaswitch for VOIP expansion

Deutsche Telekom’s wholesale subsidiary International Carrier Sales & Solutions (ICSS) has selected Metaswitch Networks to expand its VOIP platform.
 

NSN wins network upgrade contract from Mobily

Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) has won a €409 million network upgrade and expansion contract from Saudi Arabian operator Mobily.
 

Telekom Austria sees fourth consecutive year of revenue decline

Telekom Austria has reported a drop in revenues for the fourth consecutive year but said it was the only operator in western Europe to grow its base of fixed line customers.

Telefónica axes Euro, LatAm, digital heads in reshuffle

Telefónica has axed the roles of European head Eva Castilo and Telefónica Digital supremo Matthew Key as part of a wide ranging "digital restructure".

Ericsson, NSN bag 5-year network upgrade contracts from Vodafone

Vodafone has awarded five-year network upgrade contracts to Ericsson and Nokia Solutions and Networks as part of its Project Spring investment programme.

Yoigo reaches 4 million subscribers, expands LTE network to 10 new provinces

TeliaSonera’s Spanish subsidiary Yoigo has announced that it has reached four million subscribers after revealing its plan to expand 4G LTE services to 10 new provinces.
 

Nokia exec says it had no choice but to launch Android phone range

Florian Seche, Nokia's top sales and marketing man in Europe, said the company had to launch an Android phone in order to play a part in the lower end of the smartphone market.
 

Orange offers support to IoT startups

Orange has announced that it will provide support to start-ups specialising in the Internet of Things (IoT).
 

Ericsson inks CEM deal with TeliaSonera, overhauls CenturyLink’s OSS/BSS

Ericsson has announced that TeliaSonera has selected its Customer Experience Management (CEM) platform, while CenturyLink has picked its OSS/BSS solution.