Orange will provide MGM-based content on its pay-TV services. Orange UK has suspended the sales of the BlackBerry Bold smartphone, due to software bugs.
Telefonica increases its stake into Iberbanda (Spain) to 59% (+8%) in order to boost its broadband service expansion.
Telecom Italia needs to increase its unbundling tariffs it charges other operators to access its network.
BT re-structures it WiFi tariffs; introduces four packages: Original (£5/mo for 500mn usage), Openzone Together (£12.5/mo for unlimited usage + 500 UK roaming minutes), Openzone Global (£28/mo for unlimited usage + 500 UK + 500 international roaming minutes), Openzone per Minute (15p per minute for intermittent usage). New tariffs are 50% off the price of its equivalent.
BT announces two new FTTC trials with about 3,000 customers.
BT Ireland expands its reach to 94 new towns with high-speed services, using E-Net MAN infrastructure.
Freenet (Germany) plans to focus now on mobile services, and therefore to sell its DSL unit to reduce its debt.
Telefonica O2 is planning another trial of femtocell home base stations in early 2009.
Starman (MSO in Estonia) is now owned over 71% by Baltic Moontech Investments.
Telenor has banned ZTE from entering into tenders for six months for breaching its code of conduct.