Bill Ahlstrom, who took up his new position as President and CEO of the TM Forum in June, gives his view on the state of European telecoms.
Telekom Austria has recommended that other operators follow its lead in introducing a whistleblowing platform after a number of incidents were successfully brought to light.
Deutsche Telekom has accused the European Commission of creating a "massive imbalance" in the German market, after competition authorities finally gave Telefónica permission to take over Germany's E-Plus, in return for divesting spectrum and assets.
European operators will spend more than their rivals elsewhere in the world this year, according to new research.
Telekom Austria will book an impairment of €400 million for its Bulgarian subsidiary Mobiltel, blaming a rise in capital costs.
Telekom Austria has announced the acquisition of blizoo Macedonia, one of the largest cable operators in the Republic of Macedonia.
Numericable and SFR have signed a definitive merger agreement that is set to shake up the French telecoms market.
Igor Lytovchenko, founder and CEO of Ukrainian operator Kyivstar, is retiring after 20 years to be replaced by a top executive from brewing company Carslberg.
The world’s mobile operators saw revenues from mobile services grow just one percent last year, according to new research, as mobile broadband offset year-on-year decreases in voice and SMS revenue.
Bouygues Telecom has announced a new transformation plan in a bid to reposition the struggling operator after what it said was a “complete rethink”.
Nokia has completed acquisition of radio technology provider Mesaplexx for an undisclosed fee.
Perhaps the most concerning thing about the telecoms industry is not the frequently expressed fears about stagnating revenues or OTT threats but the fact that while operators accept change is needed, they are not entirely sure what that change should be.
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.
Ireland’s eircom reported financial results that were in line with expectations, despite falling revenues and the unexpected costs of winter storms.
Three’s acquisition of O2 Ireland has been given the go ahead after the European Commission approved the deal on Wednesday.
Telekom Austria's management board has put its future in its shareholders' hands, saying it has decided not to formally back or reject América Móvil’s proposed takeover offer.
MTS has reported "steady, profitable growth" in the first three months of the year thanks to increased data usage by its subscriber base.
Miguel Almeida is targeting a five percent gain in Portugal's telecoms market as his newly-named operator takes aim at the country's incumbent.
Double digit revenue growth and huge data usage increase in India softened the blow for Vodafone as its full-year financials saw operations in Europe continue to struggle.
Free Mobile owner Groupe Iliad reported an 11 percent rise in Q1 revenues as Bouygues Telecom, with whom rumours of a merger persist, saw sales fall five percent.
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