Spanish telcos continue to haemorrhage users; TeliaSonera plans Kazakh LTE

> Spain's big telecoms operators continue to lose subscribers to MVNO rivals, with 1.8 million users switching operator in the first three months. Article

> TeliaSonera plans to launch an LTE network in Kazakhstan via its KCell unit. Article

> Batelco said Sheikh Mohamed bin Isa al-Khalifa had quit as CEO and that his predecessor would temporarily re-take the helm. Article

> Bankers are reportedly putting together just under €1 billion ($1.28 billion) in financing for a potential sale of Finnish mobile phone company DNA. Article

> German economic minister urges the European Union to negotiate with China and avoid probe into Huawei and ZTE Article

> Slovenia will launch a privatisation programme in September, with 15 companies including its largest telecoms operator to be sold. Article

> Billionaire American industrialist Leonard Blavatnik may buy a stake in Russian mobile phone retailer Svyaznoy for $200 million. Article

And finally… Ants' tunnelling techniques are helping scientists to design search-and-rescue robots. Report

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