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O2 UK appoints finance head Mark Evans as new CEO

Telefónica-owned O2 UK appointed Mark Evans as its new CEO, replacing Ronan Dunne who is stepping down from the role.

Telefónica sells 1.5% stake in China Unicom for €322M

Telefónica sold a 1.51 per cent stake in China Unicom (Hong Kong) for a total amount of about €322 million ($355 million), the company revealed in a regulatory filing to the Spanish stock exchange.

Deutsche Telekom said to mull sale of German mobile masts

Deutsche Telekom could become the next European operator to sell off mobile masts in its domestic market, following a trend that has seen thousands of masts transferred into the ownership of independent tower companies.

Telefónica plans to keep O2 UK; will reinstate operation in Q2 2016 earnings

Telefónica confirmed that it has ditched plans to sell its O2 UK business in a move apparently connected to market turmoil that has resulted from UK citizens' decision to leave the European Union (EU).

UK operators ponder next moves as Brexit sinks in

Operators are still digesting the potential impact of the UK's decision to leave the European Union (EU), with most attempting to present a calm front in the face of plunging markets and share prices.

Analysts see Vodafone as safe haven, risks for others after Brexit vote

Jefferies analysts weighed up the risks for investors in UK-based telecoms operators following the country's decision to leave the European Union (EU), as economists, politicians and civilians started to consider the potential impact on the country's industry and economy.

Masmovil to buy Yoigo and create Spain's fourth converged player

Masmovil agreed to buy 100 per cent of Yoigo in a deal it said valued the Spanish mobile operator at €612 million ($689 million), and outlined its plan to create a new fixed and mobile player on what is already a highly converged market.

Telefónica deploys PTC's ThingWorx to support customer IoT ambitions

Telefónica agreed to deploy PTC's ThingWorx Internet of Things platform as part of efforts to advance the development of products and services at its IoT business unit.

Report: Telefónica favours keeping O2 UK after failed Hutchison sale

Telefónica could now decide to keep O2 UK rather than seek a new buyer or list the unit on the stock market according to Bloomberg.

Telefónica expands use of Vasona Networks RAN management system in London

Telefónica made its first investment in its UK mobile business since the European Commission blocked a planned sale to CK Hutchison by extending its use of a Vasona Networks RAN congestion management product.