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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 4/12/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Google helps cut data use in Africa; Deutsche Telekom invests in Israeli IoT startup; Nokia and Telia put the 5G into Industry 4.0.
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By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 3/29/2018
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