All Results articles – Page 19

  • Consumer Q3 FY19–20 — treble-whammy

    Consumer Q3 FY20–21 — treble-whammy


    Consumer agony looks prolonged.

  • BT Enterprise Q3 FY19–20 — down but not yet out

    BT Enterprise Q3 FY20–21 — down but not yet out


    Enterprise continues struggle.

  • Openreach Q3 FY19–20 — what disruption?

    Openreach Q3 FY20–21 — what disruption?


    Business as nearly normal at Openreach. 

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    BT Global Q3 FY20–21 — still hitting the hard numbers


    Global benefits from past surgery.

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    BT Q3 FY20–21 results: gone today, (hopefully) here tomorrow


    Nobody obviously interested in Q3, but shares down sharply. Calendar of optimism around pandemic bounce back and fresh starts. Jansen despairingly concedes transformation will take at least five years. BT doing best to railroad Ofcom on fibre-critical WFTMR.

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    Strategy & Change

    Vodafone centralising national tech functions for Europe platform union


    In-country tech leadership to be extracted and taken over by Group, as part of broader, homogenisation-focused regional reorg. Top Group execs in London hope move will address longstanding frustration with fragmentation and bring efficiencies and speed. Some in OpCos might continue to have other ideas…

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    Vodafone’s Read coy on Spanish M&A possibilities


    “Pragmatic” Vodafone will “always examine opportunities to enhance and strengthen our business”, says Group Chief Executive.

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    Strategy & Change

    BT slims down in Brussels: report


    Reports emerge that BT Global Services Belgium is planning to cut its staff by 25%. Market changes and COVID-19 impact cited as key drivers. Asset-light strategy apparently reaching Belgian shores.

  • Elsewhere in Deutsche Telekom Group
    Strategy & Change

    Elsewhere in Deutsche Telekom Group: Supervisory Board chairman search continues


    Ex-BMW CEO Krüger said to have turned down chairmanship. Audit swap said to hit politics. Group gets wind of energy startup MOWEA.

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    Partnerships & Alliances

    T-Mobile MONEY partner banks contract extension


    White label banking provider BankMobile flags the success of its T-Mobile partnership as a contract extension is signed and Sprint customers added. Vendor aims to add another “large” partner due in 2021.

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    Vodafone Q2 FY20–21


    Cost-cutting props up performance during COVID-19-hit quarter and CFO indicates she is preparing to step up efficiency plans further. Lag in delivery of leadership’s “Phase Two” plans, including Tech 2025, muddying attempts to assure stakeholders of a brighter future. Lots of talk of “underlying” strength as Group’s leadership seeks ...

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    Headline numbers: weathering the storm, for now


    Key numbers relatively solid, reflecting telecoms sector’s cushioning from worst of pandemic disruption. Cost-cutting props up earnings, offsetting top-line weakness. Results preceded latest coronavirus response measures, which will have exacerbated drag on roaming revenue. Government support measures and resumption of international travel cited as key to maintaining solidity.

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    Guidance: tightly-wound numbers obscure future


    On a like-for-like basis, Vodafone Group is holding its own in the pandemic so far and leadership appears confident regarding short-term outlook. Longer-term prospects remain a question mark, however, especially as cost-cutting — rather than the top-line growth — is keeping the Group on a steady course. Asset sales ...

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    Spend: Della Valle dials it up on COVID cost-cutting


    CFO flags acceleration of savings push during H1, and possibility of a further expansion of ambitions for the post-COVID era. Planned developments at Vodafone Procurement Company briefly mooted. Stark Retail and Shared Services cutbacks detailed.

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    Africa: resilient SA helps Vodacom through crisis


    Vodacom continues to perform well despite regulatory and macro pressures across its regional footprint. However, unfavourable currency trends remain fly in the ointment when Group’s results are translated to Vodafone’s P&L. No sign yet that Vodafone management is going cool on its commitment to Africa, despite weaknesses and willingness ...

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    Strategy & Change

    Liberty likes idea of VodafoneZiggo listing


    Vodafone partner’s CFO argues that an IPO would command “premium valuation” in comparison with incumbent KPN. Bracken casts Vodafone as “wonderful partner”, and that the JV has done a “great job” in cutting costs and increasing revenue. Talks enthusiastically about VodafoneZiggo as “national FMC champion”. ...

  • Sprint

    Headline data: bulked-up DT busting out of old suit


    Double-figure and triple-figure milestones nearing for expanded Group on sales and earnings. TMUS the star, again, but DT’s network of European telcos holding firm during highly problematic FY. Top management unclear on picture at T-Sys as orders slump.

  • Guidance: beefed-up DT puts on a show

    Guidance: beefed-up DT puts on a show


    Up-sized Group uprates earnings again. America providing the main grunt, but Europe also chipping in. Stakeholders still queasy around cash generation, despite Group’s rude health at EBITDA level.

  • Q3 FY20: Europe fix now tops agenda for transformed DT

    Deutsche Telekom Group Q3 FY20


    Twin-track Group resilient in Europe while continuing to achieve strong growth in the USA. Mismatch between prospects and sentiment in two regions has become a key challenge for management. Attention turning to next strategic cycle, and how DT will seek to reinvigorate Europe-side businesses in stodgy political and regulatory ...

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    BT Enterprise dials down on B2B costs


    BT Enterprise flags more cost-cutting measures are being implemented as COVID-19 disruption adds to the broader challenges it faces in the digital era. As ever, partner and supplier consolidation and change is part of the plan. CEO Jansen presents enterprise 5G as bright spot amid gloom.