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    Interview: New HQ beckons for Jansen’s “better BT”

    2021-08-31T07:14:00Z

    As BT prepares to move into a new-era head office in Aldgate, Technology HR boss Mark Murphy speaks to TelcoTitans about the Group’s physical and virtual makeover. Technology reorganisation, facilities facelift, and move to ‘smart working’ viewed as key to refreshing how BT does business. Organic and inclusive approach ...

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    Openreach Tech team powers UK fibre build

    2021-05-17T10:41:00Z

    CTIO Colin Lees shares impact of tech overhaul on network build. More effort on provisioning and repair in three-year transformation project. Openreach owns IT and Network strategy decisions; BT Digital and BT Networks are key suppliers. Three-supplier strategy for FTTP advances with Adtran, Huawei and Nokia. ...

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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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    Openreach pushes ahead in journey to agile

    2021-02-24T09:03:00Z

    CTIO Colin Lees discusses three-year transformation project across IT, network, and processes to support FTTP rollout. Independent Openreach Technology division treads in parent’s tech footsteps. Adopts agile development where it can and organises into Tribes and Squads . Data strategy seeks “ single source of ...

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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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    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.