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 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.