Latest People Moves include: Johannes Schmidt-Schultes, Olaf Schnapauff, Adam Sawicki, Ingo Hofacker.
Vodafone Idea (VfI) was said to have partnered with Google India to offer its customers voice search functionality without the need for an internet connection or data usage.
Vodafone was reportedly among several big‑name UK‑based companies lashing out at what they saw as aggressive “crush or kill” tactics deployed by Facebook and Google to stifle internet competition.
Web services giant gees-up operator audience, stressing their go-to-market strength. Opportunities highlighted across network, IT, and services.
Reskilling employees fundamental to Wind Tre’s digital transformation strategy. Cultural and organisational change critical for digital transformation to be adopted at scale and to succeed. Operators must change their corporate identity to attract vital new talent. Wind Tre CIO sceptical of vendor marketing of new technologies.
Telefónica provided insights into its AURA strategy, including more market launches. Microsoft’s position as a partner remains a core element of the project. Commitment reiterated to overcoming the challenge of combining local services with a central unified vision.
Deutsche Telekom (DT) senior executives kept a low profile as the US-led political furore surrounding Huawei Technologies intensified. American President Donald Trump maintained a clear message to US allies that it will limit intelligence-sharing with them if they allow Huawei to supply 5G networks.