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.
The CEO of VimpelCom’s Russian subsidiary Beeline has resigned over alleged corruption at his former employer.
By Ann Potterton, CEO at the Institute of Telecommunications Professionals
The UK government recently announced that its Apprenticeship Levy will go ahead from April next year and will have implications for the telecoms industry.
Cisco has announced a restructuring plan that will see up to 5,500 jobs go as it revealed its full-year revenues and profits increased.
HMD Global, the newly formed company looking to relaunch the Nokia smartphone brand, has appointed Nokia veteran Pekka Rantala as its Chief Marketing Officer.
Telenor has appointed Swisscom’s Alexandra Reich to head up its Hungarian subsidiary.
Altice has appointed former Cablevision exec Paul Haddad as its first Global Chief Data Officer.
Former O2 UK Chief Executive Ronan Dunne has been appointed as Executive Vice President and Group President of US mobile operator Verizon Wireless.
Telenor has appointed Jørgen Rostrup as Chief Financial Officer and executive vice president.
Telecom Italia (TIM) has overhauled its management of its consumer, business and technology divisions.
Vodafone has appointed Vivek Badrinath as Chief Executive for Africa, Middle East and Asia-Pacific (AMAP).
Telecom Italia is axing 170 management roles, as it looks to cut costs and ensure a "generational change" in executive staff.
Orange Belgium has appointed the Group's Chief of Staff and Secretary of its Executive Committee as its new CEO.
O2 UK Chief Executive Ronan Dunne is leaving the company at the end of this month and will be replaced by his finance chief Mark Evans.
Vodafone’s IoT Director Erik Brenneis has taken over the operator’s Global Enterprise arm.
Telekom Austria’s Head of Communications has quit after just eight months in the job.
Deutsche Telekom has hired the former head of Vodafone UK’s consumer business, while eir has appointed the Managing Director of Ireland’s national public service broadcaster.
Turkcell, Tele2 and the FTTH Council Europe have all unveiled new senior managers, while the former Chairman of Proximus has passed away.
A corporate restructure at Deutsche Telekom has seen the creation of a new Technology & Innovation division as the operator looks to pool the management of its network and IT resources.
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