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29 November 2012
| Kavit Majithia
UK operator Vodafone has claimed national telecoms companies are aiming to re-establish traditional monopolies in Europe in a bid to restrict fair access to high-speed networks.
Vittorio Colao, chief executive at Vodafone told the
Financial Times that Vodafone is likely to take legal action
against any remonopolisation of the sector.
He believes former monopolies still own 60-70% of the fixed
market, and his comments threaten to split the telecoms
Turk Telekom International (TTI) and China Telecom Europe (CTE) have signed a long-term service cooperation agreement today in Istanbul during Capacity Eurasia 2014.
Etisalat Nigeria has renewed its managed services contract with Nokia Networks for a further three years.
UK mobile phone retailer Phones 4U has gone into administration after its operator partner EE said that it would not renew its network agreement with the firm.
Globe Telecom and Alcatel-Lucent have penned an agreement for the upgrade of the operator’s networks in the Philippines.
Vodafone has launched HD voice across the UK.
China Telecom has expanded its network coverage in Europe through a new PoP in Telecity’s AMS 5 data centre in Amsterdam.