Telco CTOs warn vendors: we’re not just ‘professional buyers’ anymore

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Source: TM Forum

DTW24 – Ignite: CTOs of AT&T, Deutsche Telekom, Telstra, and Vodafone express mix of frustration and empathy with traditional network suppliers as software-based platform models upend historical relationships.

This article includes:

  • Organisations: AT&T; BT Group; Deutsche Telekom; Orange; Telstra; TM Forum; Vodafone Group.
  • Geographic: Africa; Europe.
  • People: Abdurazak Mudesir; Harmeen Mehta; Jeremy Legg; Marc Allera; Scott Petty.
  • Themes: AI; CI/CD platform; Composable architecture; Customer experience; Digital transformation; Generative AI; Managed services; Network suppliers; Open APIs; Open Digital Architecture (ODA); Open Digital Framework; Open RAN; Platform companies; Radio network tender; Software suppliers.
  • Events: DTW24 – Ignite.

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