From April, the UK's new Digital Markets Unit will go after the biggest tech firms and enforce a new code about how they deal with rivals and users.
European Commission sees no problem in FiberCop's ownership structure and its absorption of Telecom Italia's last-mile network assets.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Plymouth hosts 5G marine testbed; Ericsson upgrades Mozambique's TMCEL; Swisscom spotlights 5G startups.
Commercial rollout slated to start December 3. Without additional 5G capacity, said Orange, current networks will reach saturation point by 2022.
Iliad-owned operator expresses confidence about the future thanks to 'healthy core business momentum.'
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica edges towards Andalusia; Nokia helps Graz cut it as a smart city; Tele2 beefs up IoT offer with Cisco.
A Spanish joint venture is on the cards, says El Economista, but Másmovíl flatly denies it's negotiating anything with Vodafone.
Offer for the owner of France's SFR and Portugal's MEO to run until January 21.
Telecommunications Bill advocates fines of up to 10% of turnover for failure to phase out 'high-risk vendors' – and $133,000 per day for repeat offenders.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: KPN maps out the way ahead; Vodafone suffers German outage; MTS, Ericsson combine on private network for Russian mine.
Broadband player prepares to activate customers on assets held by FiberCop, part of Italy's plan to create a single national network.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: why the UK needs a Brexit data deal; Nokia lands China Mobile IoT contract; Vodafone targets net zero carbon by 2040.
Addition of engineering services company aimed at enhancing Accenture's 5G network design and management pitch to enterprise clients in Spain, Portugal.
French operations see return to EBITDA growth in the third quarter after Q2 decline.
Buoyed by its experiences with Rakuten, the Japanese manufacturer is entering a market with few homegrown options.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: More 5G delays in Belgium; little hope for mobile consolidation in Sweden; Virgin Media, O2 merger to be investigated by UK; Presidio buys Arkphire.
By snapping up the remaining 51% stake of a wholesale broadband venture with Eutelsat, Viasat will ramp up its business in EMEA amid plans to launch a high-capacity ViaSat-3 satellite for the region.
With patchy coverage, high costs and a roaming headache, the ailing IoT standard desperately needs resuscitation.
The EU's auditor says Brussels has been slow to tackle anticompetitive behavior by big tech firms, as Brussels and Washington pursue investigations.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson upgrades CETIN's Czech network; Nokia touts 25G PON; Arcep lays down the law on FTTP line rental.