Microsoft seals Nokia deal; Ericsson demos LTE Advanced in Hungary

> Microsoft finally completes the deal to buy Nokia's devices and services unit. Post

> Oi is posed to move towards its planned merger with Portugal Telecom as it reportedly meets its minimum funding goals. Article

> Belgium-based Telenet sees higher Q1 profits as an end to subsidised phones pushes down costs. Article

> TeliaSonera welcomes a U.S. court ruling on Turkcell and says it hopes it will help end the deadlock at the Turkish operator. Article

> Magyar Telekom and Ericsson say they have demonstrated LTE-Advanced for the first time in Hungary. Release

And finally...France considers banning GPS-enabled apps that allow people to find available drivers, in a move that will placate taxi drivers but anger consumers. Article