PARIS, FRANCE: Finnish telecommunications equipment company Nokia jumped back into profit in the second quarter boosted by restructuring after it lost its leading position in handsets and sold its phone division to Microsoft.
PARIS, FRANCE: Struggling French telecommunications company Bouygues Telecom said it will cut nearly 20% of its workforce in a move to help it survive in the struggling sector.
PARIS, FRANCE: French telecommunications-equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent will cut 15,000 jobs worldwide, but create 5,000 other posts, financial newspaper Les Echos said on the company's website on Monday (7 October).
LYON, FRANCE: Arnaud Verlhac, aged 37, has joined one of Europe's leading international news channels as deputy director of Worldwide Distribution, with the role of developing the channel's international distribution across all broadcast platforms (cable, satellite, ADSL, internet, etc) and in the out-of-home market (aircraft, ships, hotels, public places...).
LONDON, UK: comScore, Inc has released an overview of Internet usage in Europe, showing 373.4 million unique visitors went online in September 2011 for an average of 26.4 hours per person. This release highlights Internet usage in 49 European markets aggregated into the European region and provides individual reporting on 18 markets.