KPN CFO quits unexpectedly; Telefonica faces Telecom Italia dilemma

> Alcatel-Lucent and Corporacion Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (CNT) are deploying the first LTE network in Ecuador, covering the cities of Guayaquil, Cuenca, Machala and Loja, as well as most of the major cities in Ecuador´s Pacific Coast and Southern area. Release

> A resolution to Vivendi's board tussle looks more likely after its largest shareholder, Vincent Bollore, said he was not seeking the CEO job at the media and telecoms group. Article

> KPN CFO Eric Hageman quit unexpectedly, leaving the Dutch telecoms group without a key executive as it negotiates with Mexico's América Móvil, which is proposing a €7.2 billion ($9.6 billion) takeover. Article

> Telefónica faces a big dilemma over its holding in Telecom Italia, as the Italia group considers boosting investments in its fixed-line network.

> Vivendi's Maroc Telecom sale to Etisalat should be completed in two months. Article

And finally… Behind the layout of the phone keypad there is a great deal of strategic thinking. Article