FT downsizes its fiber deployment plan, due to regulatory constraints and low customer responsiveness. But FT assures that the plan is just re-scheduled for 2010.
PT has expanded its Meo IPTV services in the Azores archipelago and Madeira.
BT is planning to deploy fiber-to-the-curb (FTTC) and VDSL technology platforms in a pilot program.
DT is interested in buying around 15% stake in Telekom Srbija.
Telefonica will start offering broadband access via its new fiber-optic network on October 31, 2008, despite protests from other carriers. It said it plans to buy all outstanding shares in its unit Telefonica Chile.
Vodafone announced changes to its management and organization.
Bouygues Telecom confirms MVNO deal with KPN in France.
Orange UK announced a new MVNO: Globalcell.
Wananchi (Kenya) plans to launch Africa's first triple-play service over a WiMAX network.
Etisalat (UAE) is launching telecom services in Nigeria.
Orascom (Egypt) is in merger talks with Telekom Austria.
MTS (Russia) will sell the iPhone in Russia.
Turkcell is considering making acquisitions in Eastern Europe, North Africa, the Middle East and Iraq. It sees opportunities in India and Pakistan as well.