Deutsche Telekom gets Sprint stress headache, takes dividend pill

Financial & Performance

Deutsche Telekom gets Sprint stress headache, takes dividend pill

Group boasts of “record” Q3 results, but numbers shadowed by strategic and operational challenges. Dividend trimmed to keep spend taps flowing and offset US and balance sheet pressures. Capex guidance raised. German broadband “softness” tackled. Leadership looks forward to All-IP completion for German go-to-market. Romanian difficulties continue: “all possibilities” ...

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Group makes final push for New T‑Mobile summit

Strategy & Change

Deutsche Telekom Group makes final push for New T-Mobile summit

DT and TMUS emphasise continuity and aggression with leadership change, 5G acceleration, and extension of Un-Carrier initiatives to New T‑Mobile era. Legere to step down in May 2020, with WeWork posting a possibility.

Vodafone

Partnerships & Alliances

Vodafone seen as “natural” tower buddy for Deutsche Telekom

Ill feelings for European enemy pushed aside, superseded by common goal of better capital utilisation.

Group keeps an eye on Dutch exit door

M&A

Deutsche Telekom Group keeps an eye on Dutch exit door

DT keen to stress it M&A options up sleeve and no philosophical stance against sales, as balance sheet pressures increase.

Amdocs saves seat on Metro

Suppliers & SCM

Amdocs saves seat on Metro

T-Mobile US reboots digital media platform.