Partner Markets’ CEO Diego Massidda takes on ownership of Carrier Services division.
Move adds to wider rework of Group’s international B2B functions as Vodafone seeks post-pandemic growth revival and more joined-up go‑to‑market approach.
Operator proposes to outsource remaining retail outlets, rather than close them as part of job cull.
Unions want assurances that employment is “guaranteed” and that outsourcing of workers is voluntary.
After Virgin Media O2’s first 100 days, Schüler is raring to go head‑to‑head with BT on full fibre, wholesale, and B2B. Reportedly in talks with Sky on fibre investment. Determined merger integration won’t slow VM O2 down. Big believer in “data and digital” for delivering what customers want; hints ...
TOBi now present in 15 Vodafone markets, although maturity of deployments varies.
Aim is for TOBi to take over 100% of inbound conversations and limited sales transactions.
Froment‑Curtil sets out his stall as Group CCO.
Incomers Harmeen Mehta and Rob Shuter are tag-teaming to bring their external perspectives to BT’s digital transformation plans. Enterprise unit set to become a route to market for emerging services, with a “fail fast” mindset. BT described as receptive to need for change, but Mehta calling for people to ...
Senior BT Enterprise exec highlights lack of forward all‑IP planning among some critical national infrastructure organisations. Encourages all CPs to put CNI at the heart of their transformation programmes. Advocates a government-led campaign to raise PSTN shutdown awareness. Industry still grappling with how best to provide power backup and ...
Newly inaugurated BT Sourced unit may branch out as a commercial player, selling services to other telcos and big companies.
Function’s leadership open to partnerships in and outside industry, including DT and Orange’s BuyIn JV.
UK’s second-biggest van owner buying electric vehicles from Spain because of lack of domestic commercial electric van manufacturing.
Openreach CEO bemoans thin and unreliable charging network; says UK “behind game”.
Just 600 of Openreach’s 28,000 commercial vans currently electric.
CEO regards hydrogen as likely candidate for heavy vehicles.
Group recruiting for newly formed Digital Healthcare division.
Unit to develop e‑health startup ecosystem, with provision of path‑to‑market options.
‘BT Incubation’ revealed as working title for broader tech accelerator branch.
Challenged Spanish OpCo initiates plan to remove another 500‑plus people from its headcount.
Another large-scale downsizing move made under cover of Digital Telco transformation, and as fodder for Group’s centralisation‑led efficiency plans.