EU reportedly set to approve Mach-Syniverse deal; O2 Ireland starts 3G network upgrade

> The European Union is reportedly on the verge of approving the merger between roaming competitors Syniverse and Mach. Article

> 3 Scandinavia said it would welcome a consolidation of the Swedish and Danish telecoms markets. Article

> O2 Ireland has begun a €70 million upgrade to its 3G network that will deliver faster data speeds by the end of this month. Article

> Telecom Egypt beat its revenue forecasts in the first quarter. Article

And finally… Music bands hope a new app will stop fans from recording shows on their mobile phones at gigs. Article