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Longstanding Telefónica partner and leading Spanish retail group will use 5G to test Industry 4.0 applications in a logistics setting. Telefónica boasts wealth of experience examining use cases for 5G, and is now reaping rewards of government backing.
Report suggests that project ‘Beethoven’ aims to exploit Telefónica’s Spanish fibre expertise.
BT Group continues to cement ties with UK universities. Quantum research highlighted as focus, with QKD developments on the horizon.
ElevenPaths busy on portfolio expansion as Telefónica Tech ups cybersecurity game. German tower transfer to Telxius begins in earnest.
T-Mobile Ventures formed in collaboration with Touchdown Ventures. Targets “early-to-mid-stage” companies. Aims to develop “breakthrough” 5G products and services. Mojio and Circle already part of T-Mobile Ventures’ investment portfolio.
Arash Ashouriha gets unanimous vote for Chairman spot at NGMN Alliance. Another DTCP Senior Advisory addition. T‑Mobile US makes further changes in Emerging Products, and reworks T‑Mobile for Business strategy.
Following a CEO swap at BuyIn, a new IT spend boss comes in from Deutsche Telekom. Digital Labs gets new General Manager. New T-Systems Hungary CEO readies for November start. Padayachee named T-Systems South Africa CEO replacement.
Complaint to South African Competition Tribunal calls time on spectrum‑sharing agreement. Claims competition is at risk, ahead of upcoming spectrum auctions. Vodacom adamant that deals are “pro‑competitive”.
Spin-off ties with DT-affiliated MarvelTec to land China Telecom Global engagement.