Orange Belgium signed up 17,600 households to its new cable service by the end of the third quarter.

Tele2 slipped to a net loss in the third quarter, due to an impairment charge in the Netherlands.

Ericsson warned that its third quarter sales were likely to be down 14 per cent year-on-year.

GSMA Intelligence predicted that European operators will see mobile revenues return to positive growth in 2017.

Telefónica dropped a planned initial public offering (IPO) of its Telxius Telecom tower business, citing an “inadequate valuation” of the company.

Telefónica is lining up a team of bankers and advisers to support a possible O2 UK listing.

Telefónica confirmed it is considering an IPO for its O2 UK business following an EC block on a sale to CK Hutchison.

Altice plans to buy all outstanding shares in France's SFR and implement a new industrial strategy called the 'Altice way'.