Category: Digital Transformation


The 31 July Recap featuring our mate in NYC Dan

A slightly different format this week as Jamie has a quick catch-up with Light Reading’s Dan Allen. Over in the US, Foxconn plans to build a couple of plants in a $10 billion commitment, while Amazon’s Jeff Bezos is named the world’s richest man. Quarterly earnings calls are painting a troubled landscape in the network infrastructure game, and what is the human cost of automation?

Nokia shows Ericsson how it’s done

Both were giants in the industry, both were eclipsed by Huawei and both are scrambling to reinvent themselves, but only one is showing tenuous signs of recovery.

Huawei reports slowest growth for four years

Huawei has reported its numbers for the first six months of 2017, hording an impressive $42.03 billion, but at 15% year-on-year growth it is the slowest in four years.

AT&T results prove there is hope

AT&T has reported its quarterly figure at $39.8 billion, a 1.8% year-on-year decline. There was good, bad and mediocre, but there is reason to be hopeful if you’re an AT&T fan.

The 24 July Recap

A recap of the week’s telecoms talking points. Over in India, the mudslinging has continued as each of the telcos have a bit of a moan to regulator, TRAI, while Jio’s new ‘free’ feature phone gets ready to rumble. Meanwhile, in the UK, Vodafone has released less than glowing financials, but plan to recapture former glories through a complete revamp of customer services operations. Welcome to the party, TOBi.

Orange ups the ante on differentiation once again

Orange Poland has signed a conditional agreement to fully acquire energy company Multimedia Polska Energia, as the telco continues towards the goal of becoming a house-services provider.

Is the UK going to be ready for EU GDPR?

With just under 12 months to go until the European Union imposes new data protection regulations, there seems to be a growing sense of unpreparedness throughout the industry.

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Polls

Following comments from the European Data Protection Supervisor, do you feel the internet giants are taking advantage of the digital economy?

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