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Vodafone and JCDecaux sign global agreement to roll out small cells

Vodafone signed a global agreement with outdoor advertising company JCDecaux to deploy small cells on street furniture and billboards to further enhance its network performance.

Report: Civil servant Sharon White seen as favourite to head Ofcom

Sharon White, the first woman to be appointed as a permanent secretary at the UK Treasury, is tipped to be in line to replace Ed Richards at the helm of UK communications regulator Ofcom.

MTS rides quad-play wave with plans for rural satellite pay-TV service

Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) revealed plans to launch satellite TV services in rural areas of Russia this month, indicating that a current quad-play trend is not restricted solely to West European operators.

Safaricom claims sub-Saharan Africa first with launch of LTE Advanced in Kenya

Safaricom said it has become the first operator in sub-Saharan Africa to launch LTE Advanced (LTE-A) services, with Nairobi and Mombasa in Kenya the first cities to get the high-speed mobile data services ahead of a wider rollout in the coming months.

Three UK exceeds 3M LTE users

Three UK said 3.1 million customers are now using its LTE services, representing more than a third of its total customer base of 8 million users.

Orange sticks to Jazztel plan as EC opens 'in-depth' probe

Orange said it will continue to pursue a planned €3.4 billion ($4.2 billion) acquisition of 100 per cent of Spanish fixed-line operator Jazztel despite the European Commission opening an in-depth investigation to assess whether such a deal would be in line with European Union merger regulation.

Vodafone kicks tires on Liberty Global buy, sees stock drop 5%

British telecommunications conglomerate Vodafone is considering the purchase of European pay-TV company Liberty Global as it looks to counter consolidation in the U.K. telecom market.

Airtel picks Ericsson for its first LTE network in Africa

Airtel is to deploy its first African LTE network in the Republic of Seychelles, and has selected Ericsson as its network partner for the rollout.

Google executive tells mobile industry Loon is not a threat as team reveals lessons learned

A Google executive presenting at a mobile industry event in Shanghai, China, assured the mobile industry last week that it need not be afraid of Project Loon, which is trying to bring the Internet to everyone, anywhere.

Telekom Austria plans to play 'key role' in 5G

Telekom Austria Group said it intends to play a decisive role in defining the future standard for 5G, after joining the Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN) Alliance.