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Eurobites: BT blasted for cost of rural hook-ups

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EE ditches Dixons Carphone; former BT bigwig heads up UK's post-Huawei task force; Telecom Italia grows connectivity for agribusinesses.

STC set to revise Vodafone Egypt offer – reports

Saudi Telecom Company said to be in discussions to reduce its $2.39 billion offer for Vodafone Group's 55% stake, potentially scuppering eight months of talks.

Eurobites: Nokia patent injunction stops Daimler in its tracks

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: du, Software AG collaborate on IoT; Deutsche Telekom researches drones; Merthyr Tydfil gets a gig.

Eurobites: Vodafone UK hops aboard dedicated-broadband bandwagon

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Cellcom Israel dinged by COVID-19; HEVC Advance files lawsuit in Germany; Amazon faces German antitrust probe.

How Amdocs swallowed Openet and paid so little

The small Irish software company disappeared last month when it was acquired by Israel's Amdocs for just $180 million.

Sickly VEON laid low by coronavirus

Perceptions it lags rivals in the important Russian market had already led to a loss of market share. Then the pandemic struck.

Charlie Vogt heads back to the future

As the new CEO of Dasan Zhone, Vogt returns to his telecom roots as the supplier seeks to expand in North America.

Eurobites: Openreach pushes fiber into 'final third' of UK

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: MTS bags 5G license; Ooredoo strengthens its core with Nokia; Arm UK wrestles Arm China.

Ooredoo counts negative impact of COVID-19 in H1 results

Qatari operator says EBITDA dropped 5% in the first six months of 2020, in part because of actions introduced to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

Zain sees sharp drop in Q2 profit but highlights resiliency amid COVID-19

The Middle Eastern operator reports mixed results for the first six months but hails measures undertaken to counter the effects of the health crisis.

Eurobites: Ericsson lands private network gig at Paris airports

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: STC postpones purchase of Vodafone Egypt stake; TIM and Enel told to get a move on; Virgin Media brings fiber to Warsop.

Eurobites: Ericsson trumpets standalone 5G NR software

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Colt appoints new CCO; using drones to fix cell towers; smart home devices losing their luster in MEA.

Eurobites: Vodafone wheels 5G into West Midlands transport initiative

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: T-Systems focuses on its Brot und Butter; Israel to track COVID-19 victims; Huawei provides Massive MIMO in Johannesburg.

Eurobites: UK government faces fresh lawmakers' mutiny over Huawei

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson's aboard the 5G train; Lebara chooses Openet for charging; BT fast-tracks ethnic minority employees.

Huawei tried to cover up its control of Iran's Skycom – Reuters

The Chinese equipment vendor tried to bury details of its relationship with Skycom, a company that sold equipment to Iran in breach of US sanctions, according to new documents unearthed by Reuters.

Eurobites: Fastweb boosts its enterprise appeal with Cutaway acquisition

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Iskratel tackles CPE; work begins on Channel Islands network upgrade; Telefónica offers its servers for research into diseases.

Cable broadband access equipment market will rebound, eventually

But, thanks partly to the current COVID-19 hit, the market won't approach its previous heights until at least the middle of the decade when next-gen access technologies finally kick in.

Orange reports slight Q1 revenue growth amid COVID-19 uncertainty

The France-based group reports a mixed bag of results for the quarter, with revenue up strongly in Africa and the Middle East but down in Spain.

Those pestiferous men and their 5G machines

Stay away from 5G masts, inject yourself with Dettol and douse your cornflakes in pure alcohol. The COVID-19 madness spreads.

Eurobites: Boffins join forces to develop COVID-19 tracking apps

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telia given green light for Finnish fiber JV; who's up and who's down in European telco brands; Sequans revises guidance down for first quarter.

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