Alca-Lu wins 8-year, $1B service deal; Telekom Austria to save €100M in 2013

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> Alcatel-Lucent has won an eight-year, $1 billion deal to manage India's Reliance Communications mobile and fixed networks. Article

> Telekom Austria plans to save €100 million in Opex this year, say analysts. Article

> UK banks to give go-ahead for SMS bill payment from 2014. Article

> Telecom Italia Mobile is expanding its LTE coverage to a further eight cities and seven popular tourist destinations. Article

And finally…An average of 80 iPhones are stolen each day in London. Article