Longstanding partner builds-out connected-car alliance with Telefónica. Group lends hand to SEAT’s goal of accelerating electric vehicle adoption in Spain.
Former executive Jochen Alt named CTO at AI startup Greyparrot. New signings from Huawei and Nokia join T‑Mobile Netherlands and T‑Mobile US, with Dutch NatCo focusing in on convergence. Digital Alpha’s Aurin Bhattacharjee joins the ever‑evolving DTCP.
Avidan brings entrepreneurial mindset to DT IoT as he seeks to transform the business and meet growth ambitions. Major strategic initiative, IoT Hub, planned for commercial launch in early-2021. Hints are made at “inorganic activities” in future, but current initiatives driven by organic efforts and strategic partnerships.
Vodafone Greece’s IoT subsidiary to head e‑health research and development centre. Two IoT solutions being prepared for launch as Vodafone Innovus pivots to new vertical.
Fast lane for Colao?; Vodafone draws IoT.nxt further into fold; Vodafone brand disappears from Malta.
South Africa exit lined up; Amazon Web Services and Cisco Systems share award love.
V2X lab being put to use, with startups testing LiDAR, AI, and blockchain-based solutions in the hope of accelerating path to market. Telco affiliation part of five-strong cohort.
ElevenPaths ups game in Galician region; Telefónica flags renewed connected‑car focus.
Operator looking beyond its own OpCos to meet growth ambitions in the consumer IoT space. Group planning to go direct and indirect in new markets, including France and the USA. Seeking new partners.
Vodacom acquisition anticipates faster international growth, prompting operational changes along territorial lines. Among the trio of internal appointments is Mark Beets, handed responsibility for developing business with Vodafone’s Partner Markets organisation.
NASA working with US satellite venture; Innovus bolsters security; Vodafone’s Harmonic partnership shows its size.
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.
Vivo into loans; Juniper picked for 5G backhaul security; Nokia wins UK SDM.