T‑Systems said to be providing server architecture for ramping up of a national contact tracing programme intended to help contain the spread of COVID‑19. DT’s involvement comes as federal government bows to pressure to adopt a decentralised approach to tracing after resistance to centralisation from Apple and Google.
CTO Gerhard Mack announces 3G retirement date of 30 June 2021, putting a deadline on spectrum re‑farming and prepping the OpCo for accelerated 5G rollout. OpCo follows in footsteps of VodafoneZiggo, which made the same move earlier this year.
Rival suggests NatCo’s long-expressed ambition to attack bulk broadband market is still some way away from having an impact.
Chemicals group concocting a 5G-based upgrade to network at major plant, with DT involved in pilots. Exec talks up need for low-latency IIoT applications; on-message with DT digitisation push.
Camunda CEO: “RPA is a painkiller not a cure”. DT Service leans on business process management specialist to manage bots across multiple RPA platforms. Exec regrets not putting in place a process orchestration layer at start of RPA journey. Strategic goal is to shift from front-end RPA to APIs ...
SME suppliers in Spain thrown an early lifeline as Group takes steps to keep supply chain moving. O2 Germany reopening stores and account switching restrictions are eased in Spain. O2 UK focuses on supporting health services, but engineers at risk as 5G conspiracy suspicions lead to vandalism and assaults. ...
Apparent pragmatic row-back on opposition to private spectrum allocation.
Vodafone signed a Narrowband Internet of Things (NB‑IoT) roaming agreement with European arch‑rival DT.