Telecoms News UK

All the latest key telecoms insight, news and analysis from the UK, including BT (EE), Telefónica (O2) and Vodafone.

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Partnerships & Alliances

5G opening doors for BT in Warwickshire

2021-01-18T10:10:00+00:00

Group pushing for startup ecosystem based on broad-sweeping open innovation partnership with Warwick Uni. 5G to be expediated to Leamington Spa and wider network, with opportunities for gaming cluster highlighted.

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Strategy & Change

BT turns to disruptive AI veteran in pursuit of Ambition 2030

2021-01-13T15:11:00+00:00

Airtel CIO Harmeen Mehta bringing even greater AI advocacy and a ‘big tech’ frame of mind to BT’s new Digital division. Philip Jansen looking at bigger picture beyond fibre rollout as he sees Group’s future in delivering a UK platform for software‑defined services.

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Innovation (R&D)

BT explores edge to “level up” latency for UK gamers

2021-01-12T16:17:00+00:00

As BT’s edge strategy evolves, gaming emerges as potential use-case. BT’s Neil McRae shares latest thinking about edge business cases. Consumer edge applications more advanced than enterprise services.