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Telenor Q3 profit slips despite revenue rise

Telenor's net profit slipped in the third quarter even though the company generated what it described as "all-time high" revenues, increased EBITDA and cut capex compared to the same period of 2013.

Ericsson teams up with Tibco for OSS/BSS boost

Ericsson has added software from Tibco to its roster of OSS/BSS services as the Sweden-based vendor pursues its strategy of partnering with other vendors to tackle the growing challenges faced by telecoms operators.

VimpelCom remains open to Wind Italy deal after failure of talks so far

VimpelCom said it will continue to explore deals that would add value to its Italian mobile unit Wind, but confirmed that discussions so far have failed to reach a successful conclusion.

KPN chief bullish on full year despite Q3 losses

KPN failed to profit from subscriber growth in the third quarter, with the company slipping to a net loss during the period as group revenue fell.

Juniper Research: Apple Pay and HCE to push NFC payment users to 516M by 2019

The number of users of contactless payment services based on near field communications (NFC) technology will reach around 516 million by 2019, up from 101 million this year.

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