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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/22/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: KPN provides coverage to North Sea oil rigs; ITU identifies 5G spectrum; more Telia staff changes; Cobham goes deeper underground.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/15/2019
No wonder investors have panicked – Ribbon waves goodbye to its CEO as it announces an unexpected merger with transport network equipment specialist ECI Telecom. But why?
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/15/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia expands with VMware; TalkTalk boost profits; BT lands sports rights.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 11/12/2019
Takeover activity, 5G investments and unfriendly Indians are weighing heavily on the UK-based operator's financial performance, but at least revenues inched up.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/11/2019
Also in today's EMEA roundup: Zain chooses Ericsson for 5G buildout in Bahrain; Sky and the BBC get cozy; Vodacom profits up; Africa's broadband future.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 11/5/2019
The Frankenstein's monster of the telco world hopes fresh investments and an overhaul of its digitalization strategy will make it more attractive to investors.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 11/4/2019
The long-suffering emerging-markets giant has warned investors that a turnaround at its ailing Russian business will take some time.
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/30/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia goes cloud-native in Tunisia; European operators look at blockchain for roaming settlement; Masmovil enjoys soaraway third quarter.
By Robert Clark, 10/25/2019
Finnish firm plans a 10,500km cable route crossing the Russian north coast to Asia, but is it viable?
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/16/2019
Netflix's Q3 numbers were in-line, but OTT video giant warns of 'some modest headwind' to near-term growth as a batch of new, major streaming services such as Disney+ and Apple TV+ near launch.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/14/2019
Concerns about new direct-to-consumer competition alongside pressure on Netflix's pricing power is misunderstood or overblown, contends LightShed Partners analyst Richard Greenfield.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/9/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nuage Networks finds SD-WAN love in Bahrain; Vodafone closes stores, but not in the UK; MegaFon sets up e-commerce JV with Alibaba and friends.

By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/7/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UAE's du happy with Huawei; Vodafone trials OpenRAN in the UK; Ericsson upgrades in Madagascar.
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