Egypt to issue unified licence; EU plans lengthy E-Plus probe

> Egypt's telecoms regulator said it has agreed to issue a unified licence allowing a company to operate fixed-line and mobile networks. Article

> Austrian operators were denied a delay on LTE licence payments after a court ruling. Article

> The European Union said it is planning an in-depth probe into Telefónica Deutschland's planned acquisition of KPN's German unit, E-Plus. Release

> Vodafone won the right to use state-owned fibre lines in Turkey under a 15-year deal. Article

And finally… Banks in the UK will soon allow customers to pay in cheques they have photographed on their smartphones. Article