MEPs call for a common phone charger; EE extends LTE roaming to France and Spain

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> Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have pushed for the development of a common charger for all mobile phones. Release

> UK operator EE extended LTE roaming to France and Spain, and plans to add the U.S., Italy, Germany, Switzerland and the Netherlands by the summer. Release

> Alcatel-Lucent and Bouygues Telecom have signed multiple cooperation agreements for mobile and fixed ultra-broadband access activities. Release

> Vodafone slammed a report by RootMetrics that put the operator last and EE first in an assessment of UK mobile network quality. Report

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