TPG Telecom ties with Genesys and Google Cloud to launch an “upgrade” to Vodafone’s TOBi chatbot.
Natural language processing integration set to improve voice channel triaging, with sales role touted in a future deployment.
Net loss grows 60% year-on-year, with revenue down 10.7%.
Earnings report comes amid expectation that Indian government will take majority stake in struggling JV.
Absence of annual profit since launch of Reliance Jio in 2016.
DT’s enterprise division re-commits to plan to hire thousands of new tech staff.
Local digital boss Anant Padmanabhan promoted to lead services unit T‑Systems ICT India.
India back in vogue for DT’s management as it seeks fresh talent for digital transformation.
The state is set to receive a 35.8% stake in Vodafone Idea.
Share prices drop around 20% in the wake of the news.
Stake will be exchanged for easing of the struggling JV’s considerable debt.
Government “do not want to run company”, insists Vi CEO
Chief Digital and Innovation Officer wants to make “full use” of digital skills in the country.
Outlines “very, very different” challenges compared to UK marketplace.
Wider digital transformation “almost like creating a new BT”.
Australian operator TPG Telecom did not pick up any blocks in the 900MHz auction, with CEO Berroeta claiming its portfolio is strong enough already.
TPG’s 5G network live on 700MHz, with 26GHz trials underway.
Rivals Optus and Telstra share the spoils in TPG’s absence.
Group offers New Delhi a deal after retrospective tax legislation scrapped.
Dispute harks back to Vodafone acquisition of Hutchison Essar in 2007.
Indian stand-off has long cast a shadow over Group finances, despite recent legal victories.