Samsung moves into Nokia's backyard; Deutsche Telekom nearing GTS CE buy

> Cellcom Israel appointed Shlomi Fruhling as its new CFO, to replace Yaacov Heen following his resignation in September. Article

> Deutsche Telekom is reportedly close to finishing due diligence on a possible bid for Poland-based GTS Central Europe. Article

> Satellite operator O3B Network has customers signed up for one third of the capacity on eight new satellites to be launched by September to provide high-speed Internet to "the other 3 billion." Article

> Investors see hope of a turnaround at South Africa's Telkom after a few troubled years. Article

And finally… As if to rub salt in the wound, Samsung is opening a new R&D centre in Espoo, Finland, otherwise known as Nokia's backyard. Article