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Leading German telcos face NSA, GCHQ spy probe

German authorities are preparing a far-reaching probe into claims U.S. and UK intelligence agencies have free and easy access to telecoms data from major operators including Deutsche Telekom.

Denmark's TDC to buy Norway's Get for €1.7B

TDC has agreed to buy Norwegian pay-TV company Get for NOK13.8 billion (€1.67 billion/$2.1 billion) in a deal that the Denmark-based operator said would create Scandinavia's largest cable TV company by revenue and represented its most significant investment in some years.

Norway postpones 1800 MHz auction for an indefinite period

The Norwegian Post and Telecommunications Authority (NPT) postponed its planned auction of spectrum in the 1800 MHz band due to the uncertainties caused by TeliaSonera's plan to buy Tele2 Norway.

TeliaSonera latest to reveal authorities' communication-interception requests

TeliaSonera received 1,145 requests for lawful interception of subscribers' communications from Swedish authorities in the first half of 2014, over half the total number of requests received in the country in all of 2013.

Yoigo's future up in air as TeliaSonera reviews Spanish presence

Yoigo, the fourth operator in Spain, continues to face a somewhat uncertain future after parent company TeliaSonera again said it is considering its options on the Spanish market.

Telco Data's plans could prove crucial to Tele2's Norway sale

Events in Norway have raised the alarming prospect that this market could be reduced to a duopoly. This situation emerged after Tele2 failed to win an LTE licence in Norway and was therefore forced to consider options for its unit. These deliberations have now culminated in a sale of Tele2 Norway to rival TeliaSonera, meaning that TeliaSonera and former incumbent Telenor will more or less carve up the Norwegian market between them.

Tele2 to sell Norway unit to TeliaSonera despite Telenor roaming deal

Telenor said an LTE roaming agreement covering Norway it signed with Tele2 in April still stands, despite the latter agreeing to sell its local business to rival TeliaSonera. TeliaSonera has agreed to buy Tele2 Norway for an enterprise value of 5.1 billion Swedish kronor (€547 million/$743.8 million).

Tele2 secures Norwegian future with Telenor roaming deal

Tele2 ended speculation over its future in Norway by signing a national roaming agreement with rival Telenor covering LTE, 3G and 2G technologies.

TeliaSonera enhances U.S. presence by connecting to EvoSwitch's Washington, D.C., data center

Telia Sonera International Carrier (TSIC) put another stake into the U.S. market by establishing a connection with EvoSwitch's Washington, D.C., data center.

Infinera Q1 2014 revenue rises to $142M on ongoing 100G sales

Infinera bucked the seasonal first-quarter optical industry decline trend, reporting that its first-quarter 2014 revenues were $142.8 million, up sequentially from $139.1 million in the fourth quarter of 2013 and $124.6 million in the first quarter of 2013.