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Eurobites: Orange Eyes Towers Spin-Off – Report
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11/15/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia expands with VMware; TalkTalk boost profits; BT lands sports rights.
Labour Lobs Broadband Bomb Into UK Telecoms Market
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11/15/2019  |  Post a comment
They probably won't see the light of day in the real world, but the Labour Party's 'free fiber for all' plans have certainly raised a few eyebrows in the UK.
Eurobites: MTN Gets 5G-Ready With Ericsson
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11/14/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica COO supports consolidation; Nokia and AT&T collaborate on IoT in Germany; smart speakers in smart homes.
Eurobites: Orange Plans New West African Backbone
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11/13/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone Germany tones up with Amdocs; all change at Telecom Italia; Telia/Bonnier deal gets EU approval.
Eurobites: Germany's Big 3 Enter Network-Sharing Agreement to Tackle 'Dead Spots'
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11/12/2019  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson, Swisscom and Qualcomm team up on spectrum sharing; Telkom SA announcement prompts takeover talk; Telecom Italia's edge cloud takes flight.
Eurobites: Vodafone Strikes Deal With Openreach to Widen Fiber Offer in UK
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11/11/2019  |  Post a comment
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.
Eurobites: United Group Agrees to Buy Bulgaria's Vivacom for €1.2B
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11/8/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Netnod pushes 400GE ports; EU Google-taming isn't working; C-V2X Plugtest revs up in Malaga.
Eurobites: Virgin Media Gets Picky, Loses 53,000 RGUs in Q3
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11/7/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BritBox launches in the UK; Intracom lands last-mile connectivity deal in South Africa; ARM still plans growth, despite quarterly loss.
Eurobites: Virgin Gives BT the Heave-Ho, Goes With Vodafone for Mobile
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11/6/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Germany wavers on Huawei; Ofcom appoints interim boss; Jurassic Fibre lumbers into action; Zen gets £20 million to take on the big boys.
Eurobites: Telefónica's Transformation Costs Tarnish Its Q3
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11/5/2019  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange launches commercial 5G in Romania; Colt extends relationship with Microsoft; Hungary has no beef with Huawei.
Eurobites: Vodafone Names Its Towers Boss
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11/4/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Sky creates 1,000 new jobs in UK; Europe lags North America in smart-home race; UK delays decision on Huawei until after general election.
Eurobites: Liberty Global Soups Up Electric Vehicles Via Virgin Media's UK Network
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11/1/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Blue Label Telecoms unimpressed with Cell C; Vodafone plans to sell 'ethical' phones in Europe; Safaricom has a good half-year.
Eurobites: Eir Turns On 5G, With Ericsson Assist
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10/31/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Swisscom on the down-slope in Q3; T-Systems forges blockchain link with Malta; Telia bankrolls Finnish fiber rollout.
Eurobites: Digital Realty Digests Interxion for $7.15B
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10/30/2019  |  Post a comment
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.
Eurobites: UK Govt Offers £500M Carrot to Sort Out Mobile's Rural 'Not-Spots'
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10/25/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Allison Kirkby heads back over the bridge; ARM plans to continue doing business with Huawei; Q3 revenue falls at Proximus and KPN.
Eurobites: GSMA Wants Europe to Catch the Millimeter Wave
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10/24/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange promotes startups and more in Russia and Senegal; ADVA's Q3 hit by US trade policy; Deutsche Telekom defends its smart speaker set-up.
Eurobites: Bonnier Acquisition Still on Track, Says Telia
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10/23/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telenor earnings down in Q3; Deutsche Telekom unit goes large on blockchain; Nokia's new switches tweaked for 5G cloud RAN.
Eurobites: Scrapping of Rights Issue Casts More Doubt on Swiss Sunrise-UPC Deal
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10/22/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Three UK pilots LPWA network; Ericsson wants to accelerate 5G RAN with Nvidia; BICS extends European footprint.
Eurobites: Ericsson Adds Brain-Power to Its RAN Technology
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10/21/2019  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: VEON trials 5G in Kazakhstan; T-Systems launches private cloud trial with VMware; Openet and Evergent combine on BSS.
Eurobites: BT Helps Steer Belfast Harbor Into Smarter Waters
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10/18/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BBC disbands virtual reality team; Nokia powers 5G at Helsinki mega-mall; OBS adds IoT to greenskeepers' armory.
Eurobites: O2 UK Flips the 5G Switch
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10/17/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Toob turns to Adtran for gigabit gubbins; revenue flat but earnings up at Tele2 in Q3; Huawei shares the love in Brussels.
Eurobites: AWS Cloud Is a Drug, Says French Minister
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10/16/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UK skeptical on 5G; Brussels gets tough with Broadcom; giving small cells a makeover.
Eurobites: Our 5G Door Is Open, Germany Tells Huawei
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10/15/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: CityFibre wants to engage on UK's FTTH future; KKR buys majority stake in Hyperoptic; Eurofins targets media industry.
Eurobites: Telenor Takes 5G to the Arctic
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10/14/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: VodafoneZiggo virtualizes with Amdocs; Batelco analyzes with Ericsson; the Queen lays down the law on UK broadband.
Eurobites: Openreach Talks Up the Fiber Effect
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10/11/2019  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT launches 5G service; Amsterdam Internet Exchange upgrades with Pluribus; Ericsson helps fight diabetes in the UAE.
Eurobites: Sunrise, Huawei Claim 5G Speed Record
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10/10/2019  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: MVNO Effortel lands bank job; EU considers new 'security paradigm'; European lobby groups want more flexibility on privacy regulations.
Eurobites: Telia & Nokia Launch 5G FWA in Finland
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10/9/2019  |  1 comment
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.

Eurobites: Cellnex Buys Arqiva's Towers Unit for £2B
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10/8/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Netcracker lands OSS deal with Deutsche Telekom; Nokia hopes to make squillions from Quillion chipset; Telia Norway goes all in with Ericsson for 5G RAN.
Eurobites: Openreach Trials New Approaches to FTTP
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10/7/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UAE's du happy with Huawei; Vodafone trials OpenRAN in the UK; Ericsson upgrades in Madagascar.
Eurobites: Telefónica Wheels 5G Into the Operating Theater
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10/4/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: 5G arrives at London train stations; EBU wants 5G-Broadcast mode; UK doesn't want Facebook encryption.
Eurobites: Deutsche Telekom & Audi Seek Vorsprung Durch 5G
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10/3/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT lands Spanish government deal; Ericsson completes on Kathrein; Sparkle boosts its presence in Milan; French facial recognition.

Eurobites: Openreach Looks Further Down the Fiber Road
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10/2/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone UK shares 4G spectrum to help bridge rural connectivity divide; Finnish president endures face-time with Trump to thrash out 5G options; smart lighting gets a bit smarter.

Eurobites: Ericsson's Latest Smart Factory Nears Completion
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10/1/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Colt hires new marketing boss; ADVA trumpets its eco-commitments; Zain Jordan upgrades its billing systems.

Eurobites: Nokia Touts Its Terabit in UAE
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9/30/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UK government promises £5 billion for broadband and mobile rollout in the sticks; private equity firms vying for Vivacom; Telefónica agrees deal with Spanish labor unions.
Eurobites: Telecom Italia Chairman Steps Down Following Pressure From Vivendi
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9/27/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Norway the latest to ignore US advice on Huawei; Telenor and Ericsson run 5G pilot in Elverum; CityFibre starts digging in Northampton.
Eurobites: London Lags Other UK Cities in Mobile Network Quality
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9/26/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Sunrise gets antitrust approval for UPC deal; France may get tough on tech titans; Ofcom tackles broadband pricing shenanigans.
Eurobites: Deutsche Telekom Reaches Out to 'Smart Factory' Partners
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9/25/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: X marks the 5G spot for Nokia; Ofcom probes EE outage; Austrians are thrilled by WhatsApp.
Eurobites: ADVA Joins the Dots on Optical Transceivers
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9/24/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Cellcom Israel plans job cuts; Orange builds cloud for Chinese consumer goods company; CityFibre on target in Stirling.
Eurobites: Deutsche Telekom Appoints Professor of Blockchain
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9/23/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica forms content joint venture with Atresmedia; Nokia is on an emissions mission; Netflix isn't in pole position in Poland.
Eurobites: Is the UK Heading for a Big Copper Switch-Off?
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9/19/2019  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom takes back control of enterprise telecom from T-Systems; ADVA lands Kuwaiti gig; TalkTalk cleans up its act; coffee gets connected.
Eurobites: Sky Targets New-Builds With Last-Mile Fiber Deal
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9/18/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange signs subsea deal; Telia falters in Latvia; Vodafone UK bucks the high street trend; Telefónica takes stake in alarms company.
Eurobites: Telia Teams Up With Datek for Smart Home Market
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9/17/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Belgacom unit under the EU microscope; German spooks can use iPhones; CityFibre appoints new chairman; Canal+ cozies up to Netflix.
Eurobites: Dennelind Lands CEO Role at Du
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9/16/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: It's crunch time for Apple versus the EU; Infinera deployed for Greece-Italy link; TIM gets new multimedia boss; why Netflix should be worried.
Eurobites: Sunrise/Liberty Deal Catches More Flak
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9/13/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom taps VMware for SD-WANnery; Ericsson and Qualcomm claim standalone 5G breakthrough; UK government still dithering over Huawei.
Eurobites: Telia Appoints New CEO
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9/12/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Helios Towers reignites IPO; 5G lands at Gatwick Airport; OBS lands IP deployment gig; fiber-to-the-social-housing.
Eurobites: Orange & Ericsson Test 5G in Warsaw
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9/11/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone goes deeper in Kaltura's cloud; ADVA lands Russian data center contract; Deutsche Telekom revs up its blockchain scooters.
Eurobites: Telefónica to Wield Jobs Ax Again – Report
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9/10/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Soros considers sale of Hyperoptic stake; BT unleashes its drone killer; Nevion 5G virtualization project bags EU grant.
Eurobites: Proximus Boss Protests Innocence Over Shares Sale
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9/9/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Roku targets UK market with Hisense; SES launches cloud service on Microsoft's Azure; Telekom Slovenije offers data gifting.
Eurobites: Ericsson's Ekholm Tells Employees He's Going Nowhere
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9/6/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Dominique Leroy leaves Proximus for KPN and massive pay rise; TIM and Ericsson test cloud-native 5G network; Telenor's merger with Axiata is off.
Eurobites: MTS Gets 2.1 Gbit/s From Samsung Device in Trials With Nokia & Qualcomm
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9/5/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: MegaFon microwaves with Ericsson; Vodafone enters Oman with OFT; Gorgeous Gavin turns up at Salesforce.
Eurobites: EE Trumps Rivals in UK Network Test
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9/4/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: A1 replaces Vip brand in North Macedonia; MobileLinks increases capacity with Net Insight; Sky offers WiFi guarantee.
Eurobites: Iliad in Talks Over Fiber Joint Venture
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9/3/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telia seeks to smooth path to Bonnier acquisition; VEON sets out its long-term strategy; Deutsche Telekom connects the car to the smart home.

Eurobites: Nokia Lands 5G Deal With Iliad
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9/2/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA round-up: Sky linked to Liberty Global hook-up on fiber; Pence talks 5G security in Poland; 4G in Ethiopia; TalkTalk lands schools' MPLS deal.
Eurobites: Vodafone UK Challenges Ofcom Over Openreach Ruling
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8/30/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson invests in Polish plant; Sparkle launches Italy-UAE roaming link; Telia takes on the Baltic's poisonous algae.

Eurobites: Colt Harnesses Google's Cloud
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8/29/2019  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone and IBM cloud JV climbs aboard the National Express; InterDigital files patent action against Lenovo; Ericsson and Nokia up the 5G R&D stakes.

Eurobites: Is Ericsson Engineering Ekholm's Exit?
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8/28/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Siri eavesdroppers get the push; Deutsche Telekom develops new small cells; Maroc Telecom strikes $1 billion government investment deal.
Eurobites: UK Mulls Supersize Mobile Masts
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8/27/2019  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom and Ericsson combine on campus networks; UK's decision on Huawei due in the fall; it's a Nuuday for Agama Technologies.
Eurobites: A1 Pilots Cryptocurrency Payments
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8/23/2019  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Salt's second quarter is no great shakes; Serbia Broadband extends gigabit service; Safaricom's bad apples.
Eurobites: Nokia Hires Ericsson Insider
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8/22/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson tweaks top table; silly job titles just got sillier; Drei Austria schutz the Internet.

Eurobites: Phone-Paid Services Hit Prime Time in UK
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8/21/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom digs into the IoT market; Kudelski Group revenues slump in H1; Porsche teams up with Apple Music; Telenor completes DNA deal.
Eurobites: BT Considers Dutch Towers Sale
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8/20/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telia Denmark CEO leaves; EE irked by Three UK's 5G advertising; CK Hutchison billionaire fancies an Old Speckled Hen.
Eurobites: Three UK Plugs In 5G Home Broadband Service
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8/19/2019  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: KCOM acquisition finalized; Telia issues Russian spying disclaimer; France's digital tax feels the heat in Washington.

Eurobites: The Lost Towers of Nigeria
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8/16/2019  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ireland takes a closer look at Verizon Media's cookies; EU and Apple prepare for September showdown over tax bill; Sky trumpets addressable TV.
Eurobites: Huawei Commits to UK, Despite Everything
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8/15/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Swisscom revenue slides in H1; BT to delist from NYSE; more holograms; 5G ice-cream scoop.
Eurobites: Vodafone Launches 5G in Ireland
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8/14/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Drei and ZTE fire up 5G in Austria; 5G mmWave network to be tested in Moscow; UK MVNO targets those with hearing loss.
Eurobites: Hands-Free Heads for the UK Hard Shoulder
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8/13/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: French broadcasters receive approval for Netflix-challenging Salto service; tough Q2 for Denmark's TDC; EE rules the RootMetrics ratings roost.
Eurobites: Bolton Arrives in UK to Turn the Huawei Thumbscrews
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8/12/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: DT and friends go password-free with Mobile Connect; O2 complains about 5G auction terms; Telenor enables soufflé-defined networking.
Eurobites: Virgin Media Raises Gigabit Stakes in UK
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7/25/2019  |  6 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: CityFibre sucks up to BoJo; O2 confirms 5G launch; Telefónica's net income slips in Q2, though its revenues rise.
Eurobites: Vodafone Faces Legal Challenge Over 4G Emergency Calls Patent
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7/24/2019  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica Deutschland's revenues rise but losses widen in Q2; Bango expands its OTT partnerships; dearth of sexy stuff in dragon movie.
Eurobites: UK Government Gets Jumpy Over Inmarsat Sale
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7/23/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Intracom Telecom lands Italian FWA job with Open Fiber; Openreach reduces wholesale FTTP prices; Ericsson and Swisscom join the 5G Dots.
Eurobites: Europe 'Risk Assesses' Its 5G
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7/22/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Liberty Global to form JV to expand Virgin Media fiber network; Telefónica lands cybersecurity deal with Havas; Ofcom looks to protect mobile users, kicks off search for new boss.
Eurobites: Telia Starts to Turn the Tanker Around in Q2
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7/18/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT sells historic HQ; Virgin and Sky extend content deal; Telefónica taps smart-metering tech.
Eurobites: S&P Puts Vodafone on Creditwatch
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7/17/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Tele2's earnings up 3% in Q2; Openet goes cloud-native for 5G; Inmarsat takeover comes under scrutiny.
Eurobites: Swisscom Brokers 5G Roaming Deals With SKT, Elisa
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7/16/2019  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Arcep sets out its ground rules for 5G spectrum allocation; Facebook exec moves to VEON; Eurofins lands smart-home testing deal.
Eurobites: Israel Sets 5G Spectrum Auction in Motion
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7/15/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Huawei requests level laying field in Italy; ADVA adds a dash of AI to satellite signaling analytics; Galileo crashes and burns; Telenor's Q2 dented by Bangladeshi 'errors.'
Eurobites: Orange, Proximus Agree to Network Sharing in Belgium
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7/12/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: SWAN, ZTE claim 5G first in Slovakia; Sparkle moves African hub; France Telecom suicides trial reaches conclusion.
Eurobites: Deutsche Telekom, Software AG Team Up for IoT Expansion
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7/11/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone boss takes a £1.2 million pay cut; BT may cut its dividend to fund fiber rollout; ADVA connects in Kuwait.
Eurobites: Bulgaria's Vivacom Goes on Sale, Despite Ownership Row
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7/10/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Transatel expands mobile data offer for Jaguar Land Rover; ZTE opens cybersecurity lab in Brussels; Amazon's Alexa heals the UK.
Eurobites: The Future Looks Brighter for Orange's Richard
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7/9/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: ADVA lands Luxembourg deal; Orange completes SecureLink acquisition; Telefónica extends its Internet-access-for-resale service; a Spotify for Africa.
Eurobites: Vodafone Poaches Tata's Kumar to Head Up Business Unit
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7/8/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: KPN sells international assets; Telenet shares dented by wholesale access proposals; Huawei's position on Poland.
Eurobites: Orange's Richard Braced for Fraud Case Verdict
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7/5/2019  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ofcom looks to help out public service broadcasters; Ericsson demos wireless factory; Net Insight lands Swiss deal.
Eurobites: Deutsche Telekom to Cut Jobs With Stores Cull
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7/4/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telenor toots 5G trumpet; InterDigital joins 5Growth project; Telefónica fights fraud; Orange saddles up for Tour de France.
Eurobites: Broadpeak Raises €10M From Eutelsat
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7/3/2019  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone UK fires up 5G; Nokia's 5G factory lights the way ahead; BT to launch 5G in the fall; Google invests in Lisbon-Cape Town cable.
Eurobites: Nokia's Suri Warns Against 5G Security Overload
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7/2/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telia acquires Fello AB; Tele2 audits its network following sequence of outages; Michael Joseph returns to Safaricom following death of Bob Collymore.
Eurobites: UK Mobile Operators to Get Dumped by Text
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7/1/2019  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Safaricom boss Collymore dies; ETSI tweaks NFV for 5G; BT hires some job-cutting muscle.

Eurobites: Summer Lovin' at Telcom Italia
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6/28/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's regional roundup: Orange offloads its BT stake; Nokia's CTO rebuked over Huawei comments; Ericsson helps bring 5G to Spain and Romania; Brit design star quits Apple.
Eurobites: Ericsson, Telefónica Fire Up Private 5G Network for Mercedes-Benz
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6/27/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia lands 5G deal with Zain in Saudi Arabia; Interxion launches IPO; telcos miss out on enterprise opportunities; Vodafone sponsors the world's smallest soccer league.
Eurobites: Fastweb & Wind Tre Join Forces on 5G in Italy
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6/26/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Sparkle begins work on photonic backbone; Openet nabs more Ericsson talent; EU probes Broadcom; Huawei hits the road.
Eurobites: BT Explores Sale of Spanish Unit
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6/25/2019  |  4 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: KPN boss to leave in September; Deutsche Telekom, SK Telecom form 5G joint venture; Glastonbury latest.
Eurobites: O2 Signs Up to the Connected Carpool
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6/24/2019  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson bigwig can't understand the UK's approach to Huawei; Huawei claims its smartphone sales are on the rise in western Europe; Telxius and DE-CIX cuddle up.
Eurobites: BT & Friends Demo Remote Ultrasound Scans Over 5G Network
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6/21/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange and Cisco combine on SD-LANs; Hungary has no beef with Huawei; Nokia claims battery breakthrough.
Eurobites: Ericsson, Vodafone Take a 5G Front Seat With eGO
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6/20/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Dixons Carphone hit by slump in demand for new handsets; new UK fiber contender; startups have faith in 5G.
Eurobites: Kudelski, Sequans Chip In on IoT Security
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6/19/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BT opens SOC in Paris; HMD Global sends user data to Google's cloud; Nokia beefs up leadership team, negotiates eco-loan.
Eurobites: Altice's Drahi Brings Down Hammer on $3.7B Sotheby's Deal
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6/18/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Three begins 5G fixed-wireless broadband trials in London; Nordic systems integrators merge; Spyder Facilities snapped up; UK government homes in on service providers' rip-off ruses; and more.
Eurobites: Ericsson Intros Standalone NR Software & More in 5G Fusillade
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6/17/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Airtel Africa sets price for London IPO; Truespeed plans residential Ethernet 10Gbit/s service; Prysmian lands UK deal with CityFibre.
Eurobites: Telefónica Hooks Up With Santander for 5G Banking
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6/14/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Broadcom fallout hits European chipmakers; O2 embraces the Apple Watch; Ericsson upgrades in Indonesia.
Eurobites: UK Tucks £40M Into 5G Testbed
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6/13/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UK textiles giant chooses Aryaka for SD-WAN; Israel's Pelephone gets with the eSIM program; DSZ Keymile lands UK FTTx gig.

Eurobites: Telefónica Hops on Google's Cloud
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6/12/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica and Fortinet combine on Virtual Firewall service; Telia offers comfort to Swedish bus passengers; Orange connects Russian shipping fleet.
Eurobites: UK Operators Seek Clarity From Government on Huawei
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6/11/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Huawei exec maintains there are Chinese walls; Tele2 bags AT&T's Lensch for its IoT arm; Intracom opens Italian subsidiary.
Eurobites: Three UK Promises 5G Services in 25 Locations This Year
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6/10/2019  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson settles with patents firm; Telefónica commits to fiber for everywhere in Spain by 2024; Finland's Elisa in analytics tie-up.


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