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Barounas appointed Lenovo Mobile Western Europe VP

Lenovo has announced the appointment of Antony Barounas as its new Vice President for the Western Europe region including Italy, Iberia, France, Germany and Greece. Barounas was previously VP for Europe and head of global customer units at Sony and has been tasked with helping Lenovo grow its mobile activities in EMEA. READ MORE: Lenovo And MobileIron Form Global Partnership To…

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Telekom Slovenije’s Q1 cons net profit rises 12% y/y

Telekom Slovenije [LJE:TLSG] said on Thursday its consolidated net profit increased 12% on the year to 9.7 million euro ($10.6 million) in the first quarter of 2017. Consolidated net sales revenues added 2% on the year to 179.9 million euro through March, primarily due to higher revenues on the wholesale market, and higher revenues from broadband and IT services, the telco…

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Sasa Filipovic appointed interim CEO of Telenor Bulgaria

Mr. Sasa Filipovic was appointed interim Chief Executive Officer of Telenor Bulgaria, effective May 20, and will replace Mr. Michael Foley who was appointed CEO of Grameenphone Bangladesh, part of Telenor Group. Mr. Filipovic will be interim CEO of Telenor Bulgaria until the recruitment process to fill the vacant position in Telenor Bulgaria is completed. He will also continue performing…

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AllTele buys SME digital workplace provider Delegate

Swedish operator AllTele said it has acquired Umea-based Delegate, which provides comprehensive digital workplace services for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). It has annual revenue of approximately SEK 6 million and SEK 700,000 in EBITDA. This will expands AllTele’s customer base, competence and sales force in this area. READ MORE: 3 Sweden scraps EU/EAA roaming charges on 29 May AllTele is…

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Digitel Italia lounched new tariff: SIMPiù

With SimPiù, Digitel Italia opens a direct channel with the retail world, through an exclusive mobile service that adds value to the world of telecommunications with tailor-made solutions. Initially aimed at the wholesale world, Digitel now extends mobile service to private users thanks to competitive offers that include Voices, SMS and Data starting from 6.90 € monthly VAT included. SimPiù’s…

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Drillisch subscribers grow to 3.62 mln

Drillisch AG, the mobile services company, which is listed on the TecDax, posted further customer growth in the opening quarter, above all in the sector of the profitable budget subscribers. All major financial performance indicators displayed growth in comparison with the same quarter of the previous year. Following this good starting quarter, Drillisch AG confirms its forecast. Growth in service…

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BT cuts 4,000 jobs ‘over next two years’

BT Group PLC said Thursday it will cut 4,000 jobs as part of a restructuring exercise and not pay its chief executive a bonus as it reported a fall in fourth-quarter pretax profit. The U.K.-based telecommunications and TV provider said the job cuts come as it accelerates cost cuts in areas including global services, which provides communications services to businesses…

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Deutsche Telekom Q1 core profit beats expectations

Deutsche Telekom reported a better-than-expected 7.5-percent rise first-quarter core profit and sales on Thursday, helped by growth in Germany and the United States. Adjusted earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA), excluding special items, rose to 5.55 billion euros ($6.03 billion), above the average estimate of 5.48 billion euros in a Reuters poll. READ MORE: US Wireless Data Usage Continues…

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