Upbeat executives comfortable enough to keep guidance and dividend unchanged, despite some COVID‑19 impact on B2B projects and consumer sales. Typically energetic Höttges gets pro-active in post-COVID‑19 politics, positioning DT as key enabler for socio-economic recovery and dismissing cable rivals’ broadband platform as illusory. Messages differ across Atlantic, with ...
Slow-and-steady recovery continues in Europe, at least ahead of lockdown. Major boost as broadband momentum regained in Germany.
Deutsche Telekomwatch roundup — June 2020 Source: Deutsche Telekomwatch #94 Group Partnerships MobiledgeX, Deutsche Telekom’s edge computing platform spin‑out, unveiled what it called a “demand‑side” initiative, branded Seamster. The aim, said MobiledgeX, was to capture and model enterprise use‑cases surrounding 5G and edge computing, and accelerate ...
Cut‑price offering from quad‑play service provider is the latest attempt to dethrone Carlos Slim in Mexico. Televisa making use of Mexico’s wholesale‑only LTE infrastructure at a time when mobile competitors are re‑examining business models to drive efficiency.
Janice Kapner gets CCO job at TMUS. Sumesgutner gets CTO Europe job, leaving TDE. Changes in Croatia with new Directors Runje and Graovac.
New group effectively the political wing of operator‑led efforts to develop an open RAN ecosystem, with major integrated network vendors conspicuously absent.
TMUS joins Airbus, Amazon, Intel and others on federal Remote ID protocol development.
DTCP invest in SafeBreach and cash in on video conferencing software Blue Jeans; hub:raum co-led blockchain investment round in Ubirch. Tim Höttges rotates for Adel Al-Saleh on BT board. TMUS confirmed contracts with Bandwidth Inc, Avangrid Renewables, and AWS’ A2I solution.
Q1 call sees new CEO Sievert riff on familiar Legere-era themes, taking aim at rival duo on pricing and service. COVID‑19 impact still being assessed, but mixed. TMUS responds with operational “re-evaluation” but cites commercial upside too. Sprint merger: buying economies being accelerated, brands to be melded to support ...
Data Analytics executive Eskigun flags supply chain optimisation driven by IBM Cloud Pak for Data. IBM uses virtual conference to launch new Cloud Pak and Watson capabilities.
Apparent pragmatic row-back on opposition to private spectrum allocation.
VHA continued to inch towards its transformational merger with TPG Telecom after the two operators said they had received consent from the USA’s Committee for Foreign Investment and Federal Communications Commission.
FY19 sees Group remain on track with short- and medium-term targets. European businesses regaining form. DT now entering new era after supercharging US presence through Sprint merger. COVID‑19 outbreak adds to sense of a watershed. Ex-CFO Dannenfeldt trolled over cost savings miss.
Ericsson’s lead diminished. Samsung the most obvious beneficiary of Huawei’s misery. Nokia still lacking star quality. Qualcomm and Intel in rare face-off, with hub:raum also now a key enabler. Supporting pack reinvigorated, with TMUS-Sprint merger completion opening doors to new crowd.