Oddly-timed switch at the helm of Vodafone Idea. Latest people movements include: Riaan Naude, Anthony Theunissen, Shwetha Iyer, Rajat Mukarji, Mohit Narula, Balesh Sharma, Ravinder Takkar, Aish Sinha.
Expectations rising for market entrance mooted as far back as 2010.
Now five 5G Technological Cities, including Barcelona. Underpinned by ZTE-supplied 5G NR SA “most advanced 5G trial network to date”. Santander, Hitachi Vantara and Idronia partnered for financial services and edge computing use cases.
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.