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  • Q1 FY21–22: Openreach shines again
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    Q1 FY21–22: Openreach shines again

    2021-08-22T00:00:00Z

    It just looks so easy to upgrade and migrate the nation to fibre and IP while keeping a pack of massively funded jackals at bay. Even the odd slip looks like a sign of inherent strength. All key KPIs improving … and Gfast, too.

  • Telefónica claims inflection point as structure shifts
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    Telefónica claims inflection point as structure shifts

    2021-08-21T00:00:00Z

    Despite changing perimeters and restatements making a clear view difficult, organic growth across the business offers promise. Guidance improved on positive first half for revenue and profit, but operating cash flow is retreating compared with FY22 goals. Net debt coming down after disposals and restructuring, and Latin American loans ...

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    Network & Infrastructure

    Jansen now sees BT chasing 30 million premises with full-fibre

    2021-08-10T07:00:00Z

    Extra five million presented as ‘infill’ and presumably more rural. Immediate competitive riposte to news of Virgin Media O2 FTTP retrofit, which it neatly doubles. Jansen says BT not concerned, but challenger altnets should be. No rush for fibre JV partner, but Jansen reveals a UK compatriot would be ...

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    Financial & Performance

    Telefónica’s alarms JV accelerates sales

    2021-08-03T11:16:00Z

    Partner Prosegur sees JV outpacing growth of its standalone alarms business. Security group open to alliances in areas where it is not already present.

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    Financial & Performance

    BT Q1 FY21–22: another toughie, but with promise(s)

    2021-07-29T16:01:00Z

    Q1 reiterated as a road to a recovery that will materialise in H2. Consumer reviving but Global eponymously damned. Microsoft deal more than slideware. Virgin Media–O2 FTTP investment could be a backhanded compliment and gift to BT.

  • Vodafone’s energy analytics platform rollout progresses
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    Vodafone’s energy analytics platform rollout progresses

    2021-07-03T00:00:00Z

    60,000-plus sites across operations in twelve markets now benefiting from eSight-enabled energy management tech. Operator’s emissions clean-up intensifies.

  • Q4 FY20–21 — Consumer’s sporting chances
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    Q4 FY20–21 — Consumer’s sporting chances

    2021-06-13T01:00:00Z

    Pandemic is serialising Consumer’s A Tale of Three Brands in quarterly instalments. Two steps backward: premium vision at odds with painful realities of ARPU and competitive reality. 2021 bounce (and digitalisation progress) cannot come soon enough, but growth seen backloaded. Latest FTTP chapter set to see retail rivals hitting ...

  • Q4 FY20–21 — Enterprise judders; next stop Shuter’s refit
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    Q4 FY20–21 — Enterprise judders; next stop Shuter’s refit

    2021-06-13T01:00:00Z

    Hybrid display of worst of Consumer and best of Enterprise. Shuter’s makeover blueprint to be unveiled at Business Briefing. Almost entirely ignored by Jansen and Lowth on analyst’s call.

  • Q4 FY20–21 — Global’s resilience sapped by pandemic
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    Q4 FY20–21 — Global’s resilience sapped by pandemic

    2021-06-13T01:00:00Z

    COVID-19 impact hitting more KPIs. Jansen and Lowth retain faith. Growth plans pinned on SD-WAN, managed security, and now 5G FWA.

  • Q4 FY20–21 — Hot property Openreach unruffled as ever
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    Q4 FY20–21 — Hot property Openreach unruffled as ever

    2021-06-13T01:00:00Z

    Smoothly navigating fibre, pandemic and all-IP. Gearing up to steamroll the fibre landscape. Altnets seen taking great share of Openreach fibre.

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    Operations

    Vodafone banks on the Nile for flow of efficiencies

    2021-06-03T07:30:00Z

    Group Annual Report sheds light on shared services transformation under the _VOIS division. Egypt emerges as the Group’s largest territory by headcount. CFO Della Valle points to _VOIS “role efficiencies” as it de-siloes, standardises, and harmonises operations.

  • Q1 FY21: Final coronavirus quarter packs a punch
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    Q1 FY21: final coronavirus quarter packs a punch

    2021-06-01T00:00:00Z

    Spain and Germany OBs stabilise as first wave of coronavirus shocks works its way through results. Vivo displaying underlying strength, but currency fluctuations continue to turn positives to negative. With strong returns on falling revenue O2 UK bows out as a ‘core four’ market Hispam edges back into the ...

  • Q1 FY21: resilience building for slimmed down division
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    Q1 FY21: resilience building for slimmed down division

    2021-06-01T00:00:00Z

    Telefónica upbeat on commercial performance in tough markets but contributions to Group coffers continue to shrink on weak currencies. Argentinian OB making a comeback. Mexican MVNO model yet to translate into improved financial performance. Chile and Colombia among the OBs seeing success with a pursuit of higher value customers. ...

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    Q4 FY20–21: Vodacom turns to M&A to turbo-charge change

    2021-05-27T13:53:00Z

    Fibre expansion back on as Vodacom steps up diversification plans. Operator negotiating potential strategic partnerships across infrastructure assets, as it develops own take on Vodafone’s leaner and lighter TechCo vision. South African group-within-a-group being offered greater freedom by Vodafone than increasingly tightly-controlled businesses in Europe. One question, as it ...

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    People

    Ex-Vodafone UK CEO talks up turnaround cred at Frontier

    2021-05-25T12:03:00Z

    Nick Jeffery claims five-year stint as Vodafone UK CEO was unmitigated success. Top brass at Frontier Communications seem to agree and want Jeffery to work his magic at the US broadband service provider.

  • DT’s deal-maker Langheim studies his share options
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    DT’s deal-maker Langheim studies his share options

    2021-05-24T11:40:00Z

    The long journey to the top in the USA is not yet complete, but DT’s message is that patience is paying off and reiterates plans to take the number-one slot. European portfolio reshaping in pipeline, with Dutch “crown jewel” TMNL prepped for ownership rejig and carve-out of “kingmaker” tower ...

  • Höttges ruffles feathers as he presses DT’s lead
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    Deutsche Telekom: Capital Markets Day

    2021-05-24T11:37:00Z

    Capital Markets Day presentations show Group continuing to flourish thanks to big, correct calls over last decade. Group seeks to boost T-Share perceptions and better align itself with T-Mobile US’ rising valuation. Leadership puts money where its mouth is with bulk share buyup following ambitious mid-term strategy update. Höttges ...

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    Q4 FY20–21: Vodafone Group goes off thrift script in Read ‘phase two’

    2021-05-18T15:27:00Z

    FY20–21 presentation sees reins eased off investment, but to an unknown degree, and with a focus on select target areas within leadership’s comfort zone. Increasingly dominant German operations to get a capex boost, along with ever-expanding central functions. Announcement of strategy tweak falls on stony ground, with City appearing ...

  • Q4 FY20–21: Group lines up for NextGenerationEU subs
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    Q4 FY20–21: Vodafone Group lines up for NextGenerationEU subs

    2021-05-18T10:56:00Z

    Leadership pins hopes on European Union twelve-figure cash injection to breathe new life into troubled Mediterranean markets. Group prepping its own capex uplift in tandem with EU’s, but focus is primarily on German ‘safe zone’. While operator is positive on European prospects, little is offered to convince underlying market ...

  • Headlines: footing regained and Group ready for climb
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    Vodafone Q4 FY20–21 headlines: footing regained and Group ready for climb

    2021-05-18T10:55:00Z

    Top execs keen to portray Vodafone as ready for bounce-back. Top-line recovery remains Africa- and Germany-centric. Signs domination of efficiency drives may have run course and revenue base needs a boost.