Head of Network Development Frederic Sundin tells Network Now delegates that Vodafone is navigating a “jungle” of startups to find the right partners, and going in-house as a “cheaper” option, more conducive to network simplicity dreams…
Operator to implement ERE incentivised early-retirement plan for first time in eight years, with plan framed as necessary due to “functional excess” of workers. Unions already seeking protections for those affected. Move marks continuation of Spanish personnel cost-cutting drive.
Jansen-anointed “chap called Ashish” is charged with reviving UK corporate and public sector business, and declares the unit ready to “return to good” and compete in an ultra-competitive market, with rivals including integrators Capgemini and ATOS in his sights as well as rival operators Vodafone and Virgin Media O2.
The TowerCo opportunity is no longer principally a real estate play, as traditional players work to extract more value from physical assets, and neutral infra players expand ambitions. vHive presents hard cash evidence supporting digitisation as key to unlocking a new level of economic worth.