BuyIn’s Pyrtek heads into consulting

Joint venture’s former CEO moves on quickly and secures advisory roles at Oliver Wyman and INKEF. Procurement know‑how leveraged alongside telco experience.


Public Affairs

TalkTalk stiffens resistance to Openreach network pricing

Alternative network provider is waging an ongoing war with Openreach over wholesale fees.


Network & Infrastructure

Deutsche Telekom teases LTE-M expansion

Austria apparently in LTE‑M prep phase. Trials underway in Poland, Hungary.


Venturing & Investments

Telefónica shows cybersecurity intent with Tech Ventures debut

New investment vehicle with cybersecurity focus, powered by ElevenPaths. Nine familiar startups named in an initial portfolio. Minority stakes in early‑ and growth‑stage companies, with 15 investments slated for its first three years.

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Vendor Voice

F5: telcos need allies for digital leap forward

In an interview with BTwatch, key figures from F5’s European operations discuss the application security service provider’s relationship with BT Group in the wake of securing a place on the telco’s streamlined list of 15 certified security partners. Richard Holben, the vendor’s BT Global Account Manager, and Ian Harris, ...


Products & Services

Vodafone’s fleet management goes green

Green mobility ambition sparks change in Vodafone Business’ fleet management platform. Pro+ version now includes EV/PHEV data tracking. Base models apparently remain traditional.


Network & Infrastructure

Telefónica pilots private 5G with El Corte Inglés

Longstanding Telefónica partner and leading Spanish retail group will use 5G to test Industry 4.0 applications in a logistics setting. Telefónica boasts wealth of experience examining use cases for 5G, and is now reaping rewards of government backing.