Ericsson weaker than expected in Q2; Yoigo becomes Spain's third LTE operator

> Ericsson reported weaker than expected profits, sales and margins for the second quarter, but looks to China and Europe as engines for growth in the years ahead. Article

> Yoigo became Spain's third operator to launch LTE services after Vodafone and Orange. Article

> Telecom Italia has reportedly ruled out for now any plan to sell its profitable Brazilian assets to avoid antitrust issues. Article

> Switzerland's competition authority opened an investigation against Swisscom following suggestions the operator abused its market position in broadband Internet for business customers. Article

> Tele2 posted second-quarter core earnings in line with forecasts as the Swedish mobile market continued to perform well. Article

> UAE operators Etisalat and du have failed to reach an agreement on a network-sharing deal nearly four years after negotiations began. Article

And finally… Automatic cash dispensers adopt the smartphone look. Article

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