Operator sets up antenna site near Munich to gain 5G standalone experience before commercial deployment. Plans afoot to run 5G SA core network in Telekom cloud infrastructure. Nemat views the tech as essential if network slicing and edge computing are to realise their full 5G potential.
Customer experience data project becomes a cloud strategy. Openreach expands data science and ML to more business processes.
Managed Nextcloud offer taps into a rising data sovereignty sentiment in Europe, but are efforts to combat the might of US hyperscalers futile? DT said to be market leader among European cloud providers with a 2% market share.
Ireland-based startup given (another) leg-up by Telefónica’s incubator hub.
Nutanix’s Tarkan Maner discusses with Vodafonewatch his take on the evolution of the cloud services sector, and the way in which digital transformation efforts demand a fundamental re‑think of the misbalanced relationship between telecoms and technology players. Sector veteran Maner predicts telco fightback in the hyperscaler blind spot of ...
Group taps Telekom Innovation Pool to join in on Series‑C round with several big industry names. Weaveworks, creator of Kubernetes platform GitOps, takes total funding to $60m. TIP investment suggests Deutsche Telekom partnership could extend beyond mere fiscal support.
BT backing digital architecture commoditisation; data traffic records tumble.
GAIA-X project gathers pace, as T‑Systems and OVHcloud share details of first commercial services to be launched early next year. Deutsche Telekom remains strong supporter of GAIA-X. Largest cloud providers pledge support for project’s principles, but there are signs of regulatory headwinds ahead.
Telefónica honing a venture strategy that aligns with current Group priorities and brings in new technology partners without dulling their edge. Gawendo paints picture of the telco ventures sector as collegial and collaborative as co‑opetition reigns. Chema Alonso’s influence seen nudging Telefónica investment portfolio towards consumer propositions.
Luxembourg venture makes second addition in a month, with one more expected to follow.
Volkmar Rudat to head up latest business to emerge afresh from T‑Systems’ post-COVID‑19 reorganisation. New unit focused on selling value-add around cloud infrastructure and software from hyperscaler partners.