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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.

Belgium's Mobistar returns to subscriber growth, details convergence strategy

Orange-owned Belgian operator Mobistar saw its mobile subscriber base grow again for the first time in eight quarters in the third quarter of 2014, and also confirmed its intention of resuming sales of fixed-line services in the final quarter of the year.

Telefónica Deutschland plans 1,600 job cuts after E-Plus merger

Telefónica Deutschland announced today that it intends to cut its workforce by around 1,600 full-time positions by 2018 as a result of the Germany-based company's recent merger with E-Plus.

Vodafone taps KPN in Netherlands convergence push

The head of Vodafone Netherlands said the country is in desperate need of a third provider of converged services, as the company launched a DSL-based service that enables it to offer fixed Internet, phone and TV services on a nationwide basis.

Tesla secures French connection via Orange

Orange became the second operator in Europe to sign a direct connectivity supply deal with electric car maker Tesla, with an agreement covering wireless services in France.

Telefónica gets final EU approval for E-Plus deal

Telefónica Deutschland has received final clearance from the European Commission for its €8.6 billion ($11.3 billion) acquisition of German rival E-Plus from KPN, after it was deemed that a mobile wholesale agreement previously announced with German company Drillisch complied with the agreed conditions for the deal.

LTE Broadcast still at a limited stage in Europe

At least 16 operators worldwide have confirmed they are either trialling or deploying LTE Broadcast, although operators in only five European markets have publically revealed trials to date.

KPN pushes for increased financial performance through Argeweb acquisition

Dutch operator KPN is furthering its push to improve its financial performance by the end of 2014 with the acquisition of hosting company Argeweb.  

Telefónica's Alierta bullish despite drop in H1 net profit

Telefónica saw its first half net income fall 7.5 per cent year-on-year, but showed signs of improvement in the second quarter with a 4.9 per cent increase compared to the same quarter in 2013.

KPN sees light at the end of the tunnel after positive Q2

Dutch operator KPN predicted its financial performance will stablise towards the end of 2014, after its second quarter earnings exceeded analyst estimates thanks to customer gains and cost cuts.