Finnish operator Elisa posted a six percent jump in both revenue and EBITDA in the three months to September 30, as a result of an uplift in mobile data revenues, improved efficiencies and the July purchase of regional operator Anvia.
Vodafone has announced plans to enter the Iranian telecoms market by teaming up with local ISP HiWEB.
Ericsson warned earnings will be “significantly lower” in the third quarter, as it announced sales in the period had slumped by 14 percent year-on-year on the back of a sharp downturn in its mobile broadband business.
Tele2 has leaned on the European Investment Bank (EIB) to expand its 4G mobile network in Sweden and the Netherlands.
The European Commission has approved Tele2’s acquisition of TDC Sweden.
Telia has completed the sale of its majority stake in Spanish mobile operator Yoigo to local player Másmóvil for €479 million.
Altice has said it may appeal the decision by the French securities regulator to reject its buyout offer for SFR.
Nokia has acquired US-based start-up Eta Devices for an undisclosed fee.
Ericsson is to cut 3,000 jobs in Sweden as it looks to make good on promises to reduce costs.
Tele2 has provided details of the SEK3 billion rights issue it has launched to fund its acquisition of TDC Sweden.
Vodafone is extending its footprint in Africa with the announcement that it plans to launch in Cameroon.
On the night of 15 July, as the attempted coup d’état against Turkey’s state institutions unravelled, the country’s mobile networks were alive with activity.
Bouygues Telecom has denied reports it is again discussing a merger with rivals, and announced a raft of new senior management appointments.
Telia faces paying $1.4 billion to US and Dutch authorities over alleged historical corruption at its opco in Uzbekistan.
OTE has signed loans worth €389 million with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank (BSTDB).
Telenor has begun the process of exiting from VimpelCom by announcing details of a public share offering in the US.
The CEO and CFO of Three UK used a first meeting with the press since the failed merger with O2 to call out rivals, the European Commission and Ofcom for a series of perceived failings.
Telia has continued its divestment programme in Eurasia by selling its stake in Indigo Tajikistan (Tcell).
Altice is to centralise a range of functions and launch new content businesses as it looks to unify the performance of its various subsidiaries.
Telefónica is to float its infrastructure asset spin-off Telxius before the end of the year.
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