EE slams UK for fixed fixation; KPN Foundation stands down

> EE slammed the UK government for focusing too much on fixed-line broadband for solving rural connectivity problems. Article

> The KPN Foundation will back down and has asked the government to redeem the shares it bought to block a €7.2 billion takeover by América Móvil. Article

> Russia's MegaFon continues to benefit from growing mobile data use and raised its profitability guidance for the full year. Article

> Telefónica is reportedly seeking a partner in Mexico to help it challenge Carlos Slim. Article

> Telecom Italia said its offices were raided by stock market regulator Consob and Italian financial police. Article

> France's Orange said it expects rapid customer and revenue growth in Iraq, where it holds a 20 per cent stake in mobile operator Korek. Article

And finally… Ireland's Dennis O'Brien takes on the challenge to provide mobile coverage in some of the world's most difficult terrain. Article