Deutsche Telekom gets U.S. boost; GSA counts 200 LTE networks

> Strong sales at Deutsche Telekom's T-Mobile US helped it report its first increase in quarterly revenue in three years. Article

> The Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSA) said 200 LTE networks in 76 countries had been commercially launched by July 31, 2013. Release

> Latvia said it is considering a merger of its local fixed-line and mobile telecom operators, and TeliaSonera said it was keen to increase its ownership of the two companies. Article

> Magyar Telekom reported a 14.3 per cent increase in second-quarter net profits that beat market forecasts. Article

> Moody's placed Telecom Italia's Baa3 rating on review for downgrade, which puts the operator at risk of sliding into junk territory within the next three months. Article

And finally… UK users are now able to pay for goods using a PayPal app on their mobile phone…and their own faces. Article

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