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  1. March 27, 2014

    China Mobile contract win buoys Alcatel

    Shares in Alcatel-Lucent jumped after the French telecoms equipment maker won a one-year contract worth up to €750m with...

  2. March 25, 2014

    Nokia: estate sale

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  1. February 25, 2014

    AT&T in pioneering network redesign

    AT&T on Tuesday became the first leading mobile operator to announce an ambitious plan to redesign its network, a move that...

  2. January 30, 2014

    Ericsson: quality over quantity

    Never mind the quantity – look at the quality. Well, actually, more of the former would be good, too. But, as Ericsson...

  3. December 15, 2013

    Alert over Europe’s struggle to compete

    Europe’s 50 top industrialists are sounding the alarm about Europe’s gap in competitiveness to US and Asian rivals,...

  4. November 28, 2013

    Ericsson faces Indian competition inquiry

    India’s competition commission will investigate Ericsson for alleged abuse of a dominant position, the Swedish telecoms...

  5. FT Tech Hub

    November 1, 2013

    Arch rivals stand behind legal attack on Google's AdWords

    Google is constantly on the receiving end of patent lawsuits: its last annual report listed challenges to 13 of its...

  6. beyondbrics

    October 10, 2013

    Brazil telecoms: big shake up ahead

    It’s the big question in the telecoms industry right now – will Telecom Italia sell its controlling stake in Brazilian...

  7. October 7, 2013

    Hans Vestberg: Chief Executive, Ericsson

    Hans Vestberg is the chief executive of Sweden’s Ericsson, the leading telecoms equipment manufacturer. A graduate of...

  8. September 29, 2013

    Telecoms: deaths, births and marriages

    It is usually thought seemly to wait for the funeral before discussing the departed’s assets. Still, forward thinking has...

  9. September 9, 2013

    Eurozone stocks shed country risk burden

    Investors in Europe can put away their maps. After the eurozone crisis erupted almost four years ago, where a company was...

  10. September 5, 2013

    Nokia follows path set by Swedish rival

    Nokia’s deal to sell its mobile phone business to Microsoft is not the first time a break-up of the Finnish group had been...

  11. September 3, 2013

    Europe’s telecoms bask in dealmaking afterglow

    European equity markets were dancing to the tune of dealmaking in the telecommunications sector after Finland’s Nokia agreed...

  12. September 3, 2013

    Endurance test awaits Nokia after emotional handsets sale

    Nokia’s greatest hits Paavo Nurmi was known as the “Flying Finn” for his nine Olympic gold medals and multiple world records...

  13. September 1, 2013

    New Vestas chief focuses on profitability

    Restoring Vestas to sustained profitability will be the main priority for the new chief executive of the struggling Danish...

  14. August 21, 2013

    Profile: Anders Runevad completes Swedish trio at top of Vestas

    Anders Runevad’s arrival as chief executive of Vestas means that the top three positions at the Danish company are filled by...

  15. August 21, 2013

    Vestas ousts chief executive as losses increase

    The chairman of Vestas has said the focus of the embattled wind turbine manufacturer will now be “stable profitability”,...

  16. July 18, 2013

    China slowdown weighs on European earnings

    Tough economic conditions in core European markets and slowing growth in China and other emerging markets hampered results...

  17. July 18, 2013

    Ericsson: in the right direction

    When companies start talking about good long-term fundamentals, it is a sure bet that there are short-term problems....

  18. July 18, 2013

    Ericsson shares fall as profits disappoint

    Ericsson disappointed with second-quarter profits significantly below expectations, underlining how there has been little...

  19. July 11, 2013

    Inside Business: Nokia buys time for growth with NSN acquisition

    Reasoning that it was better for Nokia to jump on the train than balk at paying the fare, many investors are pleased with...

  20. July 1, 2013

    Poor record of European tech ventures

    The hyperbole was particularly pronounced when, in the middle of the 2006 football World Cup, Nokia and Siemens pooled their...

  21. July 1, 2013

    Nokia hopes to find cure in Siemens’ pain

    The asset most weighing down Siemens could turn out to be one that stabilises Nokia. That, at least, was the reading of some...

  22. June 18, 2013

    Nanyang looks to the Marshall school in the US for its next dean

    Nanyang Business School in Singapore has appointed a professor from the Marshall school at the University of Southern...

  23. June 7, 2013

    Europe’s 4G users face premium prices

    European operators are pinning hopes on the launch of high-speed 4G mobile services to reverse the long-term decline in...

  24. June 6, 2013

    UK fears grow over China’s potential to eavesdrop

    Ever since Huawei signed a contract to provide equipment for the UK telecommunications network, intelligence experts have...

  25. May 27, 2013

    Telecoms equipment: ring of confidence?

    Picking the turn is never easy – and investors have seen their share of false calls recently. But there are growing signs...

  26. May 15, 2013

    Carmakers drive rises on growth signs

    European stocks pushed higher, led by carmakers on signs that governments may take measures to spur growth following...

  27. May 15, 2013

    Brussels seeks China concessions in telecoms trade case

    Brussels has issued a final warning to Beijing to curb subsidies to its telecommunications network equipment suppliers or...

  28. April 28, 2013

    Alcatel-Lucent: no particular rush

    Michel Combes, the former Vodafone executive who took up the reins as Alcatel-Lucent’s chief executive this month, has his...

  29. April 23, 2013

    STMicro outlook improves as losses narrow

    Europe’s biggest chipmaker by sales sounded cautiously optimistic on the global semiconductor industry, as...

  30. April 12, 2013

    Huawei seals 4G deal with Wind of Italy

    Huawei has tightened its grip on the construction of Europe’s 4G infrastructure, signing a €1bn contract to build a...

  31. April 11, 2013

    FT Austerity Audit: Austerity little impact on Guildford

    Lyn Adams had expected a typically restrained start to the year following a “cracking” Christmas at her upmarket whisky...

  32. April 8, 2013

    Ericsson to buy Microsoft’s internet TV arm

    Ericsson will buy Microsoft’s Mediaroom internet TV business, which provides the technology behind internet connected...

  33. April 5, 2013

    At home: Marcus Wallenberg

    On a cold, blustery morning in Stockholm, Marcus Wallenberg, chairman of SEB (Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken) and former...

  34. March 29, 2013

    Carter to leave troubled Alcatel-Lucent

    Stephen Carter, former Ofcom chief executive, will leave Alcatel-Lucent to return to Britain after a tough four years in...

  35. March 20, 2013

    Scandinavia: Model management

    The two men joke, finish each other’s sentences and defend the other from attack. “You start!” jokes one when the subject...

  36. March 20, 2013

    Equity rules choke growth, warn chiefs

    The future of European industry is in danger as the difficulty of winning equity financing threatens the development of new...

  37. March 18, 2013

    ST-Ericsson: dividing the furniture

    It is a maxim that the market likes certainty. So Monday’s news on how ST-Ericsson will be dissolved was, in principle,...

  38. March 18, 2013

    STMicro and Ericsson to end joint venture

    STMicroelectronics and Ericsson will close their lossmaking chip manufacturing joint venture at a cost of 1,600 jobs after...

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