FT will launch Orange internet TV services with Eutelsat in France and Poland, and with SES Astra in Spain.
Vodafone and BT announced a 5-year managed network solutions deal in the UK. Vodafone will be able to use BT' s 21CN Ethernet services for backhauling.
BT may set up its own WiMAX network.
3 Italia and Telecom Italia have signed a deal for roaming 3G, 2G and SMS services in Italy. This gives 3 a national coverage.
Tiscali Italy and UK are rumored to be for sale and predators are ready. BT, BSkyB, Carphone Warehouse and Telecom Italia are among contenders.
Swisscom is ready to talk with rivals on sharing a new countrywide optical fiber network.
DT' s enter into Greek OTE is not so simple with OTE workers striking against. The Greek government and DT seem close to a deal with each having equal ownership and management control.
Tele2 (Sweden) was ordered by the Swedish Supreme Court to pay Teliasonera €52m
Turkcell confirms interest and bid for Belarus GSM operator BeST.