European telecom operator Tele2 says its CEO, Harri Koponen, announced is leaving "due to irreconcilable differences over leadership". Chief Financial Officer Lars Nilsson has been appointed as the interim CEO, replacing Mr Koponen who joined Tele2 in August 2008.
Stockholm-based Tele2 has 27 million customers in 10 countries through its mobile, fixed-line, data, cable TV and broadband content services.
In today's podcast Mark and James take a look at yesterday's big events from Mobile World Congress. There's talk of applications, network capacity, the HTC Sense, mobile money and NTT DoCoMo's eye-controlled headphones.
In addition, Mary Carol Harris – Head of Mobile at Visa Europe – discusses her company's current mobile payment activities (including its NFC handset trial in Barcelona this week) and its plans for the future.