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Turkcell's controlling shareholder set to retake stake

Turkcell's future ownership looks set to be decided this week, after its majority shareholder agreed a finance deal to end a seven-year ownership dispute.

Altice raises stake in Numericable to 74.6 per cent

France-based Altice said it is buying a 34.6 per cent stake in Numericable Group from Carlyle Cable Investments and Cinven, confirming plans that were originally announced on April 7 when Vivendi agreed to sell its French unit SFR to Altice.

Vodafone CEO says European performance starting to stabilise

Vodafone CEO Vittorio Colao said the company's European businesses showed signs of stabilising in the calendar second quarter of 2014--the company's fiscal first quarter--despite the region dragging down total group revenue during the period.

EE says LTE subscriber base doubled in first half of 2014

UK-based mobile operator EE doubled its LTE subscriber base to 4.2 million in the first half of 2014, and said it remains on track to meet its target of 6 million LTE subscribers by the end of the year.

Telenor profit drops in what analysts regard as 'solid' Q2

Telenor's Nordic businesses rebounded in the second quarter of 2014, but the return to winning ways failed to offset an NOK900 million (€108 million) decline in post-tax profit relative to the same period of 2013.

Yoigo's future up in air as TeliaSonera reviews Spanish presence

Yoigo, the fourth operator in Spain, continues to face a somewhat uncertain future after parent company TeliaSonera again said it is considering its options on the Spanish market.

BT has potential to disrupt with UK business mobile service

BT plans to construct miniature mobile networks in the buildings of its business users as it makes its return to the UK mobile market for the first time since selling O2 in 2001.

Vodafone challenges EE for UK low-cost LTE smartphone crown

Vodafone piled pressure on UK rival EE with the launch of an own-brand LTE smartphone that undercuts the cheapest comparable device EE offers by around €25 ($34).

Gowex staff mull legal action as CEO admits to false accounting

Let's Gowex staff denied any knowledge about irregularities in the Spanish Wi-Fi provider's finances that have resulted in the company going bust, and said they are considering legal action over the matter.

Telefónica Deutschland gains EU approval for E-Plus acquisition

Telefónica Deutschland succeeded in convincing European Commission (EC) regulators that a planned €8.6 billion ($11.7 billion) acquisition of KPN's German mobile business E-Plus will not harm competition in the country.