Vodafone UK sub-leases 2.6GHz spectrum to StrattoOpencell

Network & Infrastructure

Vodafone UK sub-leases 2.6GHz spectrum to StrattoOpencell

OpCo claims UK first following introduction of spectrum-sharing rules.

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Network & Infrastructure

Mavenir’s Cantarelli on OpenRAN vision

Vision of new flexibility and optionality in operator RAN deployments; not just a cost-slicer. 5G piece to be added to OpenRAN by end of 2019; vendors position for network densification role. Operators still to adapt themselves culturally and organisationally to exploit OpenRAN changes.

Vodafone’s analytics team starts looking outward

Strategy & Change

Vodafone’s analytics team starts looking outward

Vodafone ready for long-trailered Location Intelligence services expansion. Five-year IT and organisational update ensures so-called ‘single version of truth’. IoT and security use-cases also in focus.

Vodafone takes IoT on road with Geotab and Trinsic

Partnerships & Alliances

Vodafone takes IoT on road with Geotab and Trinsic

Vodafone Automotive and Geotab club together to create Vodafone Business Fleet Analytics. New telematics and analytics platform initially available in France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Spain, and UK. Vodafone extends partnership with Trinsic to woo automakers with branded connected-car solutions spread across multiple markets.