The Dutch telecoms regulator has put KPN, the country's telecoms market leader, under close supervision, saying it may have broken the law to the detriment of consumers and competitors. KPN and other mobile phone operators in the Netherlands are already under investigation by the country's competition authority, known as NMA, for possible price-fixing.
Motor insurers seeking to get around a European ban on charging male drivers more than women are turning to black box technology that could trigger an upheaval in the way car insurance is sold.
BT (London), Britain's dominant fixed-line telecoms group, said in a statement on Monday that it had filed a claim with the U.S. District Court of Delaware for patent infringement.
ADTRAN, Inc, a provider of networking equipment, announced on Monday that it plans to acquire the fixed line Broadband Access Business (BBA) of Nokia Siemens Networks, as well as the associated professional services and network management.
Telecoms operator Telefonica trimmed its planned 2012 dividend on Wednesday in a move to keep its debt under control as the telecoms group battles sluggish economic growth in its home market and uncertainty in Europe.
France's telecoms regulator has received bids from all of the country's major operators for a second batch of higher-quality fourth-generation (4G) mobile licenses and will choose winners in the coming weeks.
On Tuesday, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom announced that telecare and telehealth systems will be rolled out to three million people over the next five years as part of a plan to help patients and reduce costs.
Prime Minister David Cameron launched “3 Million Lives”, a campaign that aims to enhance the lives of people living with chronic conditions, such as diabetes and heart disease, by accelerating the rollout of services across England.
Britain's biggest mobile operator Everything Everywhere (London) announced plans on Thursday to invest over $2.3 billion in the next three years to improve its coverage and prepare for the launch of a fourth generation (4G) network.
AMSTERDAMThe Dutch competition authority raided the offices of telecom operators KPN (The Hague, Netherlands), Vodafone (London, England) and Deutsche Telekom's (Bonn, Germany) T-mobile on Tuesday in a price-fixing investigation.