All API (application programming interface) articles

  • dtw#93-ericsson-massive-iot
    Products & Services

    Deutsche Telekom preps road tests of homemade IoT Hub


    Soon-to-be independent IoT division asserts itself with “ truly agnostic ” solution. Onboarding of friendly enterprise customers imminent. IoT  Hub designed to provide path towards managed services revenue.

  • dtw#93-robot
    Strategy & Change

    Deutsche Telekom calls Camunda to orchestrate RPA and APIs


    Camunda CEO: “ RPA is a painkiller not a cure ”. DT Service leans on business process management specialist to manage bots across multiple RPA platforms. Exec regrets not putting in place a process orchestration layer at start of RPA journey. Strategic goal is to shift ...

  • tfw140-03-11b-ledger
    Innovation (R&D)

    Beefing up blockchain


    Telefónica accelerates its blockchain activity with launch of TrustOS platform, the Blockchain Activation Programme , and membership of the Hyperledger community.

  • vfw182-03-wv-gateway
    Products & Services

    Vodacom working on API gateway


    Vodacom Group is working on exposing application programming interfaces (API) to customers and partners through a gateway. 

  • Products & Services

    BT demos onboarding proof of concept for IoT


    BT showcased its onboarding PoC at the Digital Transformation Asia event in Malaysia.

  • Daniel Vaughn, Telefónica México, on a panel discussing the realities of AI

    Telefónica embraces short-term pain for data flexibility


    Telefónica Mexico provided insights on building momentum on creating replicable data-driven local systems, with potential for wider deployment. Groundwork on establishing principles, and ensuring standardisation, vital to ensuring benefits can flow through to subsequent use cases. Real-world implementation of a standardised approach can cause initial localised pain, ...

  • José Ramón Gómez Utrilla discussing Telefónica's AURA strategy
    Products & Services

    Telefónica ramps up AURA


    Telefónica provided insights into its AURA  strategy, including more market launches. Microsoft’s position as a partner remains a core element of the project. Commitment reiterated to overcoming the challenge of combining local services with a central unified vision.

  • Open Digital Framework session, Digital Transformation World 2019
    Innovation (R&D)

    TM Forum champions APIs as telcos battle web giants


    More big hitters are joining TMF’s Open API programme, although numbers remain lower than anticipated. Ongoing focus on standardisation and consistency saw a pause in API development to ensure strong foundations. Adoption of SDN and virtualisation is blurring the remit of traditional standards bodies.

  • Skynet Catalyst: Outstanding Catalyst depicting Business Assurance awareness (TM Forum, Digital Transformation World 2019)
    Innovation (R&D)

    TM Forum DTW19: 2019 Catalysts spark pragmatic innovation


    Rundown of key Catalysts , joint initiatives. More than 30 joint technology projects demoed, with assurance, partnering, and customer experience to fore. Operator preoccupations ahead of 5G include profitability and effectiveness of network slicing. Drones, emergency services, and healthcare among focus verticals.

  • Nik Willetts, Chief Executive, TM Forum (Digital Transformation World 2019, Nice)

    TM Forum’s DTW19 event underlines need for collaboration and speed


    The telecoms industry’s annual pilgrimage to Nice on the French Riviera is set to take on a somewhat different tone in 2020. France has become inextricably linked with the flagship TM Forum (TMF) event – apart from two forgotten years in Dublin – but, following its rebranding as Digital Transformation World in 2018, the event now looks set to transfer to Copenhagen, apparently in order to provide more space.

  • Amdocs HQ
    Suppliers & SCM

    Telefónica extends work with Amdocs in LatAm


    Amdocs reinforcing its position as a support systems partner-of-choice in Latin America, with continued Blanco blessing. Indications that vendor is in-step with Telefónica priorities surrounding replicability of systems across operating businesses through the use of APIs.