Carphone hit by prepaid slump; Telefonica CR plans to cut staff

> Carphone Warehouse said growing sales of LTE products helped to boost Q3 revenue, although a drop in prepaid users caused an overall decline. Article

> Telefonica Czech Republic plans to lay off around 10 per cent of its workforce in 2014 as part of an ongoing restructuring. Article

> Vodafone and BSkyB have reportedly discussed combining their services in the UK in order to offer combined packages of TV, Internet, mobile and home phone service. Article

> Saudi Telecom reported a net profit of 3.62 billion riyals ($965.22 million) in the three months to Dec. 31, up from 393 million riyals in the prior-year period. Article

> Zain Saudi reported a net loss of 462 million riyals ($123.2 million) in the three months to Dec. 31. Article

And finally…Fridges are getting too smart it seems. Reports say one fridge has been discovered sending out spam after a web attack managed to compromise smart gadgets. Article