Former Vodafone investment specialists linking up with T‑Mobile’s 5G innovation lab for twelve‑week springboard programme. 5G OI Lab also giving a leg‑up to FreedomFi, an enterprise networks specialist already making a name for itself through Facebook’s Telecom Infra Project.
European CCOs get swapped, with Austria and Poland bringing in new faces. TMUS continues to bed its directors in with ongoing rejig. T‑Systems Hungary CEO exits “by mutual consent”, following failed sale in 2019. MTN South Africa’s changes draw another telco bigwig — this time T‑Sys SA MD Molefe. ...
BuyIn draws another DT executive to its ranks, appointing Rubas as MD and CFO. New B2B structure prompts top‑level changes at T‑Systems, Telekom Security, and Deutsche Telekom Global Business Solutions. T-Mobile US changes continue as part of Sprint consolidation.
Impact of European military shake-up on Vodafone Germany’s specialist TKS unit yet to become clear.
Sole reliance on low-band 600MHz purportedly boosts 5G coverage by 30%. Cisco Systems, Nokia are core network suppliers. Market research firms find NatCo leader on 5G availability, but not so good on average downlink speeds. TMUS expands rollout of Sprint’s mid-band 2.5GHz spectrum to support 5G.
Telefónica still intends to pursue legal action against former buyer Millicom. New agreement looks to have wiped $70m off the previously agreed deal.
Group taps Ericsson for OSS leadership, and reworks its EU regulatory policy team at a pivotal time in discussions with Brussels. Changes seen across DT’s European NatCos and an extended mandate for Hrvatski Telekom CFO Daub. New MD Ramnewash sets out software-based vision for Dutch DT GBS operation. The ...
Movistar Mexico is taking advantage of an enhanced 4G footprint. Wading in to battle with both the incumbent and edgier MVNOs. Data-driven price war.
Trump admin tactics force hand of NCSC on restricting Huawei in networks. Ability of UK security to assess and monitor Huawei deployments undermined when simultaneously trying to secure a threadbare alt supply chain. At least that’s the mainstream story.
Politically untimely network failure riles FCC as TMUS seeks to bed in Sprint merger.
T-Systems gets raided by newly‑independent Deutsche Telekom IoT, with Bauss as CFO. Post-merger TMUS continues to slot roles into place. Content lead Lindsay Gardner preps for departure.
Reports that tightened US sanctions may be a game changer on Huawei security pave the way for a UK government U‑turn on its approach to the vendor. In Germany, leaked DT contract details underline willingness of Huawei to hedge operator risks with stockpiled supplies and financial guarantees.
Hrvatski Telekom elevates B2B into CEO’s mandate. Carter and Geldmacher among New T‑Mobile departures.