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  1. Orange Looks to Huawei for IT OverhaulRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Light Reading

    Orange is experimenting with next-generation BSS technology from Huawei as part of its Essentials2020 initiative, under which it plans to invest 15 billion in its networks between now and the end of 2018. The operator is collaborating with Huawei Technologies Co.

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  2. Eurobites: Telefonica Launches 'Quin-Play' ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | Light Reading

    Quad-play is just so 2014. Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Sigfox in French IoT deal; Ericsson opens cloud lab in Rome; Huawei and Volkswagen share the ride.

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  3. Eurobites: Nokia Buys SON SpecialistRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Light Reading

    Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange gets Spanish green light for Jazztel buy; Ericsson takes 5G down the mines; Drahi explains TWC pullout. Nokia Networks is to acquire Eden Rock Communications, LLC , a specialist in multivendor SON technology and the creator of Eden-NET .

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  4. Eurobites: Vodafone Shines in FTSE 100Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Light Reading

    Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia tests 5G in Oulu; French minister makes plea for market stability; BT boss minted. Following decent quarterly results and talk this week of a potential tie-up between Vodafone Group plc and Liberty Global Inc. , the UK-based mobile giant has been performing well in early Friday trading, reports the BBC , adding 2.8% on the UK's FTSE 100 index.

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  5. All-Ip DT Could Drive Euro M&a, Say AnalystsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Light Reading

    Deutsche Telekom is in a strong position to benefit from buying other European operators in cross-border deals thanks to its all-IP capabilities, according to financial analysts. The German incumbent has been at the forefront of the industry transition to all-IP networks and launched a trial "pan-European" service in Croatia, Hungary and Slovakia at this year's Mobile World Congress.

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  6. Eurobites: Orange Gets EC Nod on JazztelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Light Reading

    Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ireland's eircom rejects takeover offer; BT appeals against "margin squeeze" test; Amino buys cloud TV specialist; UFO sighted in York. The European Commission has approved Orange 's proposed 3.4 billion acquisition of Jazztel plc , a Spanish broadband provider, following the French giant's agreement to a number of concessions.

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  7. AT&T Takes 'Startup Mentality' to WholesaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Light Reading

    International Telecoms Week -- AT&T has spent the past two years transforming how its partner solutions division does business, and its next goal is to scale that model up to its wholesale division -- and eventually the entire company. Two years ago when AT&T Inc. was given a directive to improve how its Partner Exchange program reached mid-market solutions providers and resellers, Brooks McCorcle, head of AT&T partner solutions, decided she would set up a startup business within the walls of AT&T.

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  8. Eurobites: TalkTalk Raises Growth ForecastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Light Reading

    Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia Technologies cuts jobs; Orange under competition scrutiny in France; AlcaLu sells optical plant. UK quad-play provider TalkTalk has raised its revenue forecast through to 2017 and beyond following encouraging preliminary results for the year to March 2015.

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  9. Numericable-SFR Raises Profit TargetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Light Reading

    French telecom operator Numericable-SFR has raised its medium-term profitability target after beating earnings expectations for the first three months of the year. The operator, which is France's second-biggest after incumbent Orange , saw adjusted EBITDA grow by 21%, to 930 million , compared with the first quarter of 2014, even though revenues sank by 4.6%, to 2.74 billion , over the same period.

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  10. Eurobites: Swisscom Claims G.fast FirstRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Light Reading

    Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Allot revenues up 4.4%; EU takes its time over Apple/Amazon tax probe; Abertis lists masts business. Following a field trial in April, Swisscom AG is upgrading a small number of customers to high-speed fixed broadband connections powered by G.fast, the latest standard developed to enhance the data transmission capabilities of copper access lines.

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  11. Eurobites: KPN Bombs in Business SectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | Light Reading

    Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: MegaFon revenue falls; Jazztel's on the up; French government slammed over Dailymotion deal. Dutch incumbent KPN Telecom NV saw revenue slip 3.9% year-on-year in the first quarter, to 1.91 billion , while operating profit was also down 7.8%, to 165 million .

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  12. Espial Powers New Orange TV StickRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | Light Reading

    While HDMI streaming sticks haven't spread beyond the retail channel in the US yet, French telecom company Orange recently became one of the first European operators to experiment with using an HDMI adapter for TV service delivery. The new Orange TV Stick, which was announced last month, is trialing in Romania before making its debut in France later this year.

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  13. Orange Earnings Dip on Price CompetitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Light Reading

    French telecom incumbent Orange has flagged a slight dip in earnings for the January-to-March quarter, despite healthy growth in its customer base, amid tough regulatory and competitive conditions in some of its chief markets. The operator saw revenues for the first quarter of the year slip by 0.9%, to 9.67 billion , compared with the same period in 2014, while EBITDA fell by 1.9%, to 2.92 billion , over the same period.

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  14. Eurobites: Orange Sees End to Price WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Light Reading

    Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BlackBerry mulls closure of Swedish office; Sky Italia rebuffed by Mediaset; TeliaSonera updates on its workers in Nepal. Orange CEO Stephane Richard believes the end is in sight for France's fierce telecom price war, reports Reuters , citing a radio interview given by Richard.

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  15. EE Flags Worst Postpaid Growth in 2 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Light Reading

    UK mobile operator EE has reported its worst quarter for postpaid subscriber additions in more than two years while continuing to lose customers at its prepaid unit. In a results statement published Monday morning, the operator revealed that its postpaid business had grown by just 53,000 customers in the January-to-March quarter -- a huge fall from the 123,000 it signed up in the same period of 2014 and the 144,000 it attracted in the final three months of 2014.

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  16. Eurobites: Big 3 Push for German SpectrumRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Light Reading

    Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: MTN sees data revenue growth; Mobistar Q1 core profits up 6.8%; BT misleads on superfast broadband. The German regulator has announced the three bidders who have thrown their hats into the ring for the auction of 700MHz, 900MHz, 1500MHz and 1800MHz spectrum that begins on May 27: Telefonica Deutschland GmbH , Telekom Deutschland GmbH and Vodafone Germany , the country's three existing mobile network operators.

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  17. Telenet Buys KPN's BASE in $1.4B DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Light Reading

    Belgian cable operator Telenet is to pay 1.325 billion for control of KPN mobile subsidiary BASE in the latest example of European consolidation spurred by the need to have both fixed and mobile operations. The deal will create a stronger rival to incumbent Belgacom SA in the market for converged services and have major ramifications for Orange -owned Mobistar SA , Belgium's second-biggest mobile operator, whose network Telenet has been using to provide mobile services.

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  18. Vivendi confirms offer for video sharing site DailymotionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Newsday

    Vivendi, the Paris-based media multinational, confirmed an offer for the online video sharing platform Dailymotion on Tuesday, a day after a Hong Kong company blamed France's protectionist policies for its decision to abandon its bid. A joint statement from Vivendi and Orange, Dailymotion's parent company, said the companies are entering exclusive negotiations for Vivendi to acquire 80 percent in the YouTube rival for 217 million euros Orange, the former France Telecom, has been looking for a buyer for Dailymotion since 2012, while the government -- a partial stakeholder -- itself has been intensely involved in the future of a company it considers an example of French entrepreneurship.

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  19. Vivendi confirms offer for French video sharing site Dailymotion as Hong Kong bidder withdrawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Brandon Sun

    Vivendi, the Paris-based media multinational, confirmed an offer for the online video sharing platform Dailymotion on Tuesday, a day after a Hong Kong company blamed France's protectionist policies for its decision to abandon its bid. A joint statement from Vivendi and Orange, Dailymotion's parent company, said the companies are entering exclusive negotiations for Vivendi to acquire 80 per cent in the YouTube rival for 217 million euros Orange, the former France Telecom, has been looking for a buyer for Dailymotion since 2012, while the government - a partial stakeholder - itself has been intensely involved in the future of a company it considers an example of French entrepreneurship.

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  20. Tuesday Morning Business BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    ... around the world. PARIS (AP) - French media conglomerate Vivendi has confirmed an offer to Orange, the former France Telecom, for the online video sharing platform Dailymotion. Vivendi says it has made an offer for the smaller YouTube rival. The ...

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