Ill feelings for European enemy pushed aside, superseded by common goal of better capital utilisation.
Chancellor under pressure to take harder line on Chinese supplier. TDE faces risk of shutting down “unsafe” network components. Hungary, UK indicate willingness to ignore US calls for Huawei clampdown.
Germany’s move for shared European cloud infrastructure backed. CEO laments lack of European rivals to tech giants from America, Asia. TDE announces upcoming campus network products. NatCo signs strategic partnership with Teradata. T-Sys unveils new public and private cloud propositions.
Organic growth in key metrics puts Group broadly on track to hit guidance for the year, although Mexico a drag. Management maintaining focus beyond near‑term for 5G and digital transformation. Services beyond connectivity slowly feeding MNC growth.
Group boasts of “record” Q3 results, but numbers shadowed by strategic and operational challenges. Dividend trimmed to keep spend taps flowing and offset US and balance sheet pressures. Capex guidance raised. German broadband “softness” tackled. Leadership looks forward to All-IP completion for German go-to-market. Romanian difficulties continue: “all possibilities” ...
DT and TMUS emphasise continuity and aggression with leadership change, 5G acceleration, and extension of Un-Carrier initiatives to New T‑Mobile era. Legere to step down in May 2020, with WeWork posting a possibility.
Vodacom Tanzania (VdT) attempted to fend off growing controversy over its alleged role in the arrest of local journalist Erick Kabendera in July 2019, with a statement asserting that it has “always followed due process and fully complies with the country’s laws and regulations” on data privacy.
Vodacom Tanzania (VdT) partnered with local innovation hub Smart Lab to launch Vodacom Digital Accelerator, an incubation programme intended to support early‑ and growth-stage technology startups.
Rain South Africa, a data‑only new entrant and Vodacom South Africa (VdSA) roaming partner, launched an “uncapped”, 5G‑based Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) service in parts of Johannesburg and Tshwane.
Group ties with South Korean operator SK Telecom underlined.
BT signs contract with icare, to deploy its cloud‑based cybersecurity solution.