Telecom Italia sells €2B bond; Telekom Austria in M2M deal for fire-fighting vehicles

> Telekom Austria ticked public health and safety machine-to-machine (M2M) boxes with a deal to provide kit to fire-fighting equipment maker Rosenbauer. Report

> EE said the UK government failed to set out clear policies to plug rural coverage gaps. Article

> Huawei and Zain KSA said a jointly developed in-building small cell network technology is a world first. Report

>  Kabel Deutschland Holding AG shareholders rejected a bid to appoint a special auditor to re-examine Vodafone Group's acquisition of the German cable company. Article

>  Telecom Italia said it had sold a €2 billion ($2.14 billion) equity-linked bond issue that will help it fund its recently announced investment plan. Article

> Slovakia's parliament approved government plans to sell the state's 49 per cent stake in Slovak Telekom. Article

And finally…Superfast birds halt superfast mobile network rollout. Article