Orange chairman and CEO Stéphane Richard is bullish on full year earnings forecasts after solid third quarter.

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

Jefferies analysts said Sweden is key to Tele2's third quarter results, which it will report on Thursday.

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

Telefónica is considering offering shares in its O2 UK mobile unit to small investors in a retail sale.

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.

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