Spain first to get RCSe; NSN wins MegaFon GSM network deal

> Spain will be the first country in the world to commercially launch the GSMA's RCS-e (Rich Communication Suite-enhanced) service. Article

> Nokia Siemens Networks inked a deal with MegaFon to enhance the Russian operator's GSM network performance and provide better coverage for customers in Moscow. Article

> Telecom operators globally are expected to cut spending on their networks this year, with European operators likely to be more cautious as recession looms and consumers are less willing to splash out on high-end smartphones. Article

> O2 announced Mark Evans as the new CFO of Telefónica UK. The role has been held by acting CFO Adam Castleton, following Ramon Ros' move to Telefónica in Spain. Article

> One in three UK shoppers used mobile phones to help them buy gifts this Christmas, according to a survey by international consumer research specialist Intersperience. Article

And finally... The release of the iPhone 4S in China created pandemonium. Article