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Tarmo Virki

Exclusive: In push to replace Huawei, rural U.S. carriers are talking with Nokia and Ericsson

10:35am EDT

HELSINKI/NEW YORK About a dozen rural U.S. telecom carriers that depend on Huawei for network gear are in discussions with its biggest rivals, Ericsson and Nokia, to replace their Chinese equipment, sources familiar with the matter said.

Uber's European rival Bolt enters London market, again

Jun 10 2019

TALLINN Estonia's Bolt, which until early 2019 was called Taxify, will on Tuesday re-enter the competitive London taxi market, promising cheaper rides to passengers and a better cut to drivers than its bigger global rival Uber Technologies Inc.

Euro-Wächter Hansson für weniger generöse EZB-Langfristkredite

May 28 2019

Tallinn Die EZB sollte laut Estlands Notenbank-Chef Ardo Hansson die Bedingungen für ihre neuen Langfristkredite nicht so großzügig gestalten wie in einer vorangegangenen Serie.

ECB's new bank loans should be less generous: Hansson

May 27 2019

TALLINN The European Central Bank should set stricter conditions on new loans to banks than previously, Estonian policymaker Ardo Hansson said, also expressing scepticism over a proposal to compensate banks for the cost of negative interest rates.

Finland-Norway rail link planned to fit Arctic sea routes

May 09 2019

HELSINKI A Finnish company said on Thursday it planned to develop a railway connection between north Finland and Norway's Kirkenes port to link with potential Arctic shipping routes at an estimated cost of between 3-5 billion euros (2.6-4.3 billion pounds).

Finland-Norway rail link planned to fit Arctic sea routes

May 09 2019

HELSINKI, May 9 A Finnish company said on Thursday it planned to develop a railway connection between north Finland and Norway's Kirkenes port to link with potential Arctic shipping routes at an estimated cost of between 3-5 billion euros ($3.4-5.6 billion).

UPDATE 2-Finnish pulp firms press on with multi-billion euro investments

Apr 26 2019

* Metsa Fibre unveils plan for 1.5 bln euro Finnish pulp mill

Finnish refiner Neste hit by Venezuela oil sanctions

Apr 26 2019

HELSINKI Finnish biofuel producer and oil refiner Neste reported a bigger than expected fall in quarterly profit on Friday, with U.S. sanctions against Venezuela having curbed crude oil supply to its Nynas joint venture.

Nokia plunges to surprise quarterly loss, shares hit six-month low

Apr 25 2019

HELSINKI Finland's Nokia plunged to a surprise quarterly loss after it failed to supply 5G telecoms equipment in time, and said the security dispute surrounding rival Huawei was creating pressure to invest as customers reassess their suppliers.

Finnish Social Democrats and nationalist Finns Party nearly tied in election

Apr 14 2019

HELSINKI Finland's leftist Social Democrats and the nationalist Finns Party emerged nearly tied to win Sunday's general election, reflecting a mounting sense of insecurity in the Nordic nation over immigration, welfare and climate change. | Video

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