France's Orange had its Spanish business to thank for sales growth last year but remains confident that revenues will stabilize at home in 2017.
The Light Reading group is now much more than the mothership website and the Heavy Reading analyst group -- the family has grown to include the Telecoms.com news site, dedicated communities and wiki-style databases.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Teléfonica sells 40% of Telxius to investment group; OBS lands smart cities deal in Qatar; 3 enters the Matrixx; balloon goes up for EE.
Ovum's Matthew Reed talks to Scott Bicheno from Telecoms.com about the challenges and opportunities facing mobile operators in the developing markets of Africa and the Middle East.
Also in today's finely tuned EMEA regional roundup machine: Vodafone avoids corporation tax; will Trump dent the Privacy Shield?; think tank targets BT's dominance; ZTE in German tie-up.
Nokia's latest IoT move is another sign of its enterprise and service-provider ambitions.
Four acquisitions in a week all point to the growing importance of machine learning for major security system vendors.
A group of 200 tech investors, venture capitalists and startups have signed a letter to raise concerns about President Trump's executive order that restricts travel to the US.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson plays part in connected car breakthrough; Allot revenues slide in Q4; Coriant lands South African deal; OBS goes to sea.
Telcos hope that playing nicely with the Donald will bring rewards, but they may ultimately regret his regime.
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