Telekom Innovation Pool investment 1NCE builds DT commercial partnership. IoT Easy Connect platform‑as‑a‑service offering aims to make IoT accessible for Dutch SMEs.
Organisational shift forms part of broader B2B realignment and looks focused on freshening up approach to enterprise 5G market.
Controlling football crowds and helping train technical staff among 5G-based applications being looked at in AR/VR tie-up with University of Glasgow.
BT and O2 involved with projects mapping traffic, congestion, and infrastructure. Other projects focus on passengers, pedestrians, tourists, and parking. WM5G allocates £2.4m to seven project consortia; £2.5m for next round.
Telefónica is continuing with housekeeping to tidy up its web of subsidiaries, with startup investment the latest focus. As well as a backroom streamlining, Telefónica Innovation Ventures can be seen tightening a focus on Group strategic priorities including blockchain and cybersecurity. Chema Alonso playing an oversight role with Telefónica ...
Comtech delivers location technology, startups rounded up in Argentina.
Vodafone continues to push cellular case in automotive innovation. Ex-Tech figures Arjomandi and Alamouti team up with T‑Mobile.
Open Future innovation hubs scout for Spanish startups with broad technological focus.
DT IoT targets startups with new NB‑IoT enabler and T‑Sys expands Industry 4.0 play to Dutch manufacturers.
TMUS expands customer acquisition campaign but customer rewards go awry; static continues between operators and FCC over data coverage claims.
O2 hands over the keys to the campus network it built at the automaker’s Factory 56: seen as a “flagship” for 5G in manufacturing. Production green light marks the start of Mercedes’ all‑digital production overhaul.
BT expands R&D efforts with NHSX, and adds Medic Bleep to its NHS offering. Enterprise expands its connected worker portfolio with Onsight from Librestream.
Katherine Allen named Head for BT’s Halo. BT Americas’ McGroarty leaves for LexisNexis. Adam Baird of BT Business Solutions, Enterprise, and Ireland joins AR developer Blippar. Ian Ashby gets GM role for Global SOCs.
O2 UK heads swap seats, including a Macdonald‑Dunford exchange with Now TV. Serial Brazilian telco leader Marcelo Campos moves from Claro to Vivo. Brando and Rotondo stake a claim at Wayra’s evolving South American top‑table. M2M solution provider Pangea pulls in another O2 name.
Newly-independent DT IoT unit has some work to do catch up with global rivals.
Microsoft trumpets DT relationship; IoT and FTTP remain high on network agenda.