Nokia gets patent payment from RIM; VimpelCom to net €1B

> VimpelCom will net around €1 billion now that Altimo has increased its stake in the company. Article

> The Czech telecoms regulator will propose steps to open up the country's mobile market. Article

> Research In Motion made its first patent licensing payment of around €49.3 million to Nokia. Article

> Spanish operators were hit with record fine by antitrust regulators for charging too much for text messages. Article

And finally… Merde! Armed robbers rumoured to have seized €1 million in stolen Apple goods from Paris store. Article