Swedish carrier TeliaSonera has appointed Malin Frenning president of business area broadband services, succeeding Anders Gylder, who is retiring. Frenning has spent more than 10 years in TeliaSonera's senior management team. (See TeliaSonera Appoints Broadband Exec.)
Job news of a different kind at Irish incumbent eir , where there have been two senior management defections in the the past week, reports the Irish Times. Andrew Haire steps down as corporate affairs director, while Conor Carmody, director of eMobile, the MVNO launched in September by Eircom, has also left the building.
The Daily Telegraph reports that Openreach , the network access division of UK giant BT, is having to hire in extra people to enable it to meet its connection commitments for rival operators such as TalkTalk and Sky following massive job cuts over the past three years.
Also spotted in the Telegraph: UK prime minister David Cameron has apparently joined forces with London's comedy mayor, Boris Johnson, in an attempt to persuade Twitter Inc. to choose the English capital for its European HQ. How could they possibly resist? Well...