TeliaSonera beats expectations in Q2; BT may have to do the splits

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> UK-based fixed operator BT, which is in the process of buying EE, could be broken up under a proposal from Ofcom, meaning the possible separation of the Openreach network unit. Reuters article

> TeliaSonera beat market expectations with its second-quarter profit, reporting EBITDA of SEK9.2 billion (€986 million/$1.08 billion) compared to SEK8.8 billion a year previously. Reuters article

> South Africa-based MTN reached a deal with union leaders over bonuses, ending a two-month strike. Reuters article

> The Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) ruled that companies with key technology patents must offer licensing deals to rivals before taking any legal action. Reuters article

> Italy-based Tiscali acquired WiMAX company Aria, which has the option of using its 3.5 GHz spectrum licence for LTE services. Release

> Finland-based Jolla has signed up India's Intex Technologies as its first licensing partner for the mobile operating system Sailfish OS. Release

> Kazakhstan-based KCell said its net income dropped by 23.6 per cent year-on-year in the first half of 2015 to KZT24.6 billion (€120.8 million/$131.3 million). Reuters article

And finally…London's tube service warns Apple Pay users to keep their iPhones charged, or else…BBC News article

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