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Partnerships & Alliances

DT ties with China Mobile on international connectivity

Deutsche Telekom wholesale division ties with China Mobile International for connectivity services in Asia and Europe. Agreement launches point of presence at CMI’s German data centre. Ciena technology leveraged for access and transport services.

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Innovation (R&D)

T-Labs and TMUS scoping out immersive shopper tech

Group R&D arm and US NatCo open applications for T‑Challenge 2022. Focus on retail vertical, with telco keen to enhance post‑COVID experiences for those shopping at home and in‑store. Scheme offering share of €600,000 prize pot.

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Strategy & Change

Deutsche Telekom’s OneApp to launch in Germany

Germany will be tenth market to deploy the self-service customer care app. OneApp is key product in the Group’s IT harmonisation programme.

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M&A

Hrvatski Telekom’s Optima offload expected within “days”

Change in Electronic Media Act paves way for transaction with United Group. Regulatory chief “very satisfied” at the prospect of a “third major player” in the fixed market.

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Strategy & Change

OVHcloud IPO to fuel Europe’s “cloud champion”

T-Systems’ Gaia‑X partner to go public this week. European cloud provider plans to take on US tech giants with data sovereignty credentials. Growth plans include bulking up through acquisitions.