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  • H1 FY21–22: flat figures at BT Consumer do not curb Jansen enthusiasm
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    H1 FY21–22: flat figures at BT Consumer do not curb Jansen enthusiasm

    2021-11-26T12:00:00Z

    Consumer division sees revenue and earnings knock in Q2. Numbers show slow going on multi-play uptake, and star product and service lines being outshone by accessories. Executives remain bullish on the long-term growth promise of convergence, however.

  • Guidance and spend: hanging fire in uncertain times
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    Telefónica Q3 FY21 Guidance and spend: hanging fire in uncertain times

    2021-11-25T10:17:00Z

    Positive results not enough for Telefónica to lift guidance. Grip on spend remains in place, with focus on volume and mix discipline.

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    H1 FY21–22 Guidance: BT’s past investment heralded as future hope

    2021-11-23T16:00:00Z

    Progress on track and meeting expectations, with management pitching Enterprise as the one to watch for revenue growth. Fibre build phase “done” with anticipated returns to be reaped during “selling and populating” phase, now underway. Build moves Openreach to ‘fibre franchise’, with market rivals striving for scale.

  • H1 FY21–22 Spend: efficiencies found to give BT an edge
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    H1 FY21–22 Spend: efficiencies found to give BT an edge

    2021-11-23T14:00:00Z

    Improved cost points for BT’s fibre rollout front and centre, make for positive viewing. Operating expenditure down across the board, and capex up at CFUs.

  • H1 FY21–22 Headlines: an uphill climb for some, others still falling at BT
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    H1 FY21–22 Headlines: an uphill climb for some, others still falling at BT

    2021-11-23T13:00:00Z

    Struggling enterprise businesses bring numbers down, with legacy stop-sells blamed and next-generation services expected to drive a turnaround. Consumer flat as wins offset losses, but market opportunity growing despite upped competition. Openreach a prince among paupers with fibre goals accelerated amid strong uptake and bullish stance.

  • H1 FY21–22 at BT: scale and service to beat competition
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    H1 FY21–22 at BT: scale and service to beat competition

    2021-11-23T12:00:00Z

    InfraCo JV talks closed as rising fibre demand and lower build costs dilute benefits of external funding. CFUs continue their struggle, with Global faring especially poorly in pandemic bounce-back, but new services and improved brand reputation appear a source of hope. Future revenue growth anticipated, but efficiencies and reduced ...

  • Headline data: forward motion
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    DT Q3 FY21 headline data: forward motion

    2021-11-22T17:11:00Z

    Group juggernaut rolls on with all major dials heading upwards. Commercial strength seen in Germany and USA. CFO reassures on leverage following C-band splurge.

  • Spend: Höttges on search for ‘nerds’ to push efficiencies
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    DT Q3 FY21 spend: Höttges on search for ‘nerds’ to push efficiencies

    2021-11-22T17:11:00Z

    Q3 data and commentary show Group remains focused on a twin-track strategy of driving savings to fuel investment in select areas of business where it sees opportunities. German and US priorities continuing to drive capital outlay. DT exploring every avenue in bid to staff and support digital transformation, and ...

  • Guidance: Cash flow accelerating to a Sprint
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    DT Q3 FY21 guidance: Cash flow accelerating to a Sprint

    2021-11-22T17:11:00Z

    Confidence on show as DT guides for more earnings and cash flow growth. Leadership increases expectations from both US- and Europe-side businesses. TMUS remains in leading role of long-term growth story, however.

  • Q3 FY21: Forager DT ‘hogs’ an extra billion in earnings
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    Q3 FY21: Forager DT ‘hogs’ an extra billion in earnings

    2021-11-22T17:10:00Z

    DT boosts full-year outlook for third time, adding €1bn in earnings and €500m in cash flow to its original FY21 forecasts. Already optimistic leadership becoming even more bullish as European markets recover, and T-Mobile US weathers competitive uptick while executing on Sprint integration. Results backdropped by M&A geared towards ...

  • T-Mobile rides cyberattack storm
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    T-Mobile rides cyberattack storm

    2021-11-22T17:09:00Z

    Operator’s Q3 numbers indicate few customers ditched its services in wake of high-profile data breach in August 2021. Competitor exploitation of Sprint integration challenges highlighted as bigger issue, albeit one TMUS intends to make “short-lived”. TMUS highlights organisational and cultural changes in response to attack.

  • Headlines: recovery gathers steam but jitters persist
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    Telefónica Q3 FY21 Headlines: recovery gathers steam but jitters persist

    2021-11-22T16:09:00Z

    Group describes results as “significant step towards economic and social recovery”. OBs put in a solid quarter, with Vivo and Telefónica Deutschland reporting gathering commercial momentum. First quarter for refashioned UK business. Telefónica Tech’s expansion still being significantly driven by M&A, obscuring ‘organic’ progress. Centralisation of Hispam progressing, and ...

  • Q3 FY21: Wary Group sticks to plan as recovery builds
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    Telefónica Q3 FY21: Wary Group sticks to plan as recovery builds

    2021-11-22T15:08:00Z

    Operator maintains rebound from pandemic with growth in earnings and revenue, and confirmation of guidance. All major OBs in growth and Hispam changes look to be having impact. Executives appear wary of conditions, with inflation and coronavirus lingering. Lid kept on capex as Group asserts discipline. Infra-Tech M&A frenzy ...

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    Openreach accelerates provisioning to leave rivals in starting blocks

    2021-11-19T14:21:00Z

    CEO Clive Selley on fibre build: phase one is “done”; now onto “selling and populating” stage. Bullish Business Briefing shows Openreach determined to establish its ‘fibre franchise’ as a marketplace while rivals strive for scale. Build process moving towards cruise control with Openreach cornering the market in skills.

  • SpaceMobile lines up 2022 trials with Vodacom
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    SpaceMobile lines up 2022 trials with Vodacom

    2021-11-17T15:17:00Z

    Chairman Abel Avellan says six-month interconnection and testing programme will follow launch of BlueWalker 3 prototype. Lift-off of giant spacecraft may see slight slippage. US startup adds more MNO partners to go-to-market ahead of 2023 debut.

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    Vodafone: DT and Orange are ‘credible’ tower merger partners

    2021-11-16T12:31:00Z

    Read confirms either of Vodafone’s big European rivals could end up being an ally as noise continues to increase around an “industrial merger” for Group’s Vantage Towers business.

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    Accenture taps into DT’s tech revamp with ERP takeover

    2021-11-12T16:00:00Z

    DT CEO highlights “specific” outsourcing move as an example of Group’s progress and focus on cost reduction. Deal forms part of €100m–€200m IT value chain recalibration DT planning by FY24. Q3 results see DT continuing US-led growth, raising guidance on back of revenue and cash flow boost.

  • INWIT targets faster growth with management reshuffle
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    INWIT continues to fill M&A kitty

    2021-11-11T08:00:00Z

    Growing Italian TowerCo building up a €1bn platform for deal-making at end of its latest strategic cycle, in FY23. Expansion plans could give co-parent Vodafone another runner in European TowerCo race, beyond main vehicle Vantage Towers.

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    Safaricom confident on Ethiopia despite ‘staff evacuation’

    2021-11-10T16:19:00Z

    Staff safety and security a priority in Ethiopia, says Safaricom’s Peter Ndegwa, but progress remains on track despite distractions. Break-even forecasts braced for impact of conflict. Employees evacuated from Addis Ababa, according to reports.

  • Openreach off the table as BT drives fibre efficiency
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    Openreach off the table as BT drives fibre efficiency

    2021-11-05T16:48:00Z

    Group ends talks on InfraCo JV as rising fibre demand and lower build costs dilute benefits of external funding. Virgin Media O2 firmly in BT sights as it aims to lock up wholesale market, and move fast on convergence. Future revenue growth anticipated, but greater efficiency and lower spending ...