Telco Partners & Suppliers

All the latest insight, news and analysis on telecoms partner and supplier activity with tier-1 telcos.

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Partnerships & Alliances

Telefónica builds out Microsoft ties with AI, API deals

MWC: Group evolves relationship with tech giant through tie-ups over Kernel cognitive intelligence platform and GSMA’s Open Gateway initiative. Fresh initiatives line up neatly with three-year strategic targets. Read more…

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Network & Infrastructure

O2 Germany and Ericsson set C-RAN plan in motion

First rollout under Telefónica Group’s MoU with supplier to take place in Germany during first half of 2024. O2 seeks to achieve greater network flexibility and scalability with C-RAN, as operator highlights potential to open up new business models and initiatives.

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Partnerships & Alliances

DT and Orange ‘explore’ T-Mobile US partnership to boost tech buying power

Deutsche Telekom indicates it and purchasing partner Orange are studying an expansion of their BuyIn JV by bringing T-Mobile US into the fold.

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