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    Vishal Dixit: MVNOs are vital to Vodafone UK growth

    2021-04-15T12:47:00Z

    Conversations with potential UK MVNO partners are “ in the double digits ”. Asda Mobile and Virgin Media deals exemplify OpCo’s new approach to MVNO partnerships . OpCo moving away from a ‘computer says no’ approach to MVNOs.

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    Avidan puts strategy in motion at Deutsche Telekom IoT

    2020-12-29T09:37:00Z

    Avidan brings entrepreneurial mindset to DT IoT as he seeks to transform the business and meet growth ambitions. Major strategic initiative, IoT Hub , planned for commercial launch in early-2021. Hints are made at “ inorganic activities ” in future, but current initiatives driven by organic efforts ...

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    Deutsche Telekom backs GSMA scheme to sort network security headaches

    2020-12-22T03:29:00Z

    DT CSO Thomas Tschersich is a leading proponent of GSMA and 3GPP scheme. NESAS aims for more secure mobile networks and efficient security testing. Geopolitical climate heightens awareness about the security assurance scheme, and DT exec insists it could be an apolitical solution to concerns.

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    Droniq COO: BVLOS flight within sight

    2020-12-11T10:31:00Z

    Ralph Schepp talks regulatory hurdles, market potential, and use‑cases. DT‑DFS JV sets high ambitions for traffic management platform. Partners brought in, with DT staying close.

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    Interview: Telekom Security CEO Thomas Fetten charts growth course

    2020-11-27T09:59:00Z

    Thomas Fetten gets to work on focusing T-Sec portfolio and charting course for growth, while looking for M A, JVs, and partnership opportunities. Key growth areas include industrial control, cloud, and consulting. Regional focus is Germany, Austria, and Switzerland for now; geographic expansion planned for next phase. ...

  • Gawendo strategy to “move the needle” at Telefónica
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    Gawendo strategy to “move the needle” at Telefónica

    2020-10-29T14:15:00Z

    Telefónica honing a venture strategy that aligns with current Group priorities and brings in new technology partners without dulling their edge. Gawendo paints picture of the telco ventures sector as collegial and collaborative as co‑opetition reigns. Chema Alonso’s influence seen nudging Telefónica investment portfolio towards consumer propositions. ...

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    Interview: Julie Snell of the Scotland 5G Centre

    2020-07-28T10:49:00Z

    Former BT executive is relishing new challenge of bringing together a distinct and inclusive 5G strategy for Scotland. 5G continues to be a disruptive and highly politicised step-change in the telecoms industry’s development, with devolved government seeking policy differentiation from Westminster.

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    ADVA: Taking on the heavyweights in an evolving market

    2020-02-04T17:01:00Z

    Increasingly bullish vendor aiming to build on core strategic contract wins with BT to change its image and bring the spotlight onto its software and solutions portfolio in a virtualising environment. Major vendors still possess heavyweight advantages, but ADVA leveraging agility and reflexes of a middleweight champion. ...

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    Telefónica UK on Smart Cities’ challenges and opportunities

    2019-10-03T10:27:00Z

    Dimitrios Spiliopoulos discusses the developing relationship between operators and urban public bodies on the development of smart  city solutions.