* Reports Q3 net profit of 427,518 euros versus 232,479 euros a year ago
* Approves merger with its subsidiary Alpha Sotware Solutions
* 9-month turnover at 1.08 billion euros versus 0.88 billion euros year ago
TORONTO, Nov 28 - BCE Inc, Canada's largest telecommunications company, said it would buy mobile phone retailer Glentel Inc for about C$594 million ($520 million) in cash and stock.
FRANKFURT, Nov 28 - A European satellite beamed images to earth using new laser-based communications technology on Friday, opening the way for uninterrupted and near instantaneous viewing of natural disasters being sent to governments and relief agencies.
NEW DELHI - A slowdown in India's economy in the last quarter will increase calls for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to step up reforms but was less severe than feared, giving the Reserve Bank ammunition to resist government pressure to cut interest rates.