Vodafone gets EU approval for Kabel Deutschland deal; Mobile pain continues in Spain

> Vodafone has finally won European Union approval for its €7.7 billion takeover of Kabel Deutschland. Article

> Churn reached a record level in Spain during July, with large operators such as Telefónica particularly hard hit. Article

> Vodafone UK revealed LTE data sharing tariffs for its business customers, called Red Sharer tariffs. Article

> Zain expects its contract to run Lebanon's main mobile operator will be rolled over again. Article

> Bouygues Telecom is the first operator to use Genband's OTT service fring, which powers the French operator's World & YOU service for free calls and texts while abroad. Release

And finally…Telecom Italia CEO Franco Bernabe told the Italian Senate on Wednesday that he learned that Telefónica was raising its stake in Telco, the company that controls the Italian incumbent, from press releases. Article

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