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

Suggested Articles

Sprint said it will offer discounted service to customers age 55 and above.

Unlimited data plans placed a strain on carrier networks last year, but according to OpenSignal the carriers met the challenge.

Verizon plans to bring 5G to four U.S. cities this year and hopes to have standards-based equipment in place for some of those deployments.