Category: Appointments


The Telecoms.com Podcast: Ericsson, BT and Nothing

Pausing only to reflect on some Twitter banter with a former guest, the guys start by reflecting on Ericsson’s latest earnings and the market reaction to them, which they agree seemed a bit harsh. They move on to examine BT’s decision to become a bit less British, at least when it comes to its hiring decisions, before concluding with a look at the new phone launched by supposedly disruptive brand Nothing.

BT looks to India to plug digital skills gap

UK incumbent BT has launched a recruitment drive for its fledgling Digital division that will grow its headcount by 2,800 people, with only the minority being UK-based.

TIM gets new CEO as Italy eyes new telco

The news that Pietro Labriola will be TIM’s new CEO is hardly a surprise, but rumours of M&A in the Italian telecoms market are perhaps more unexpected.

Dish promotes wireless president to COO

With pressure mounting on Dish to hurry up with its 5G network, the US operator has given wireless president John Swieringa additional responsibilities and a new job title.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: Ericsson, Orange and eco masts

There’s a downbeat start to this week’s pod as Scott battles the elements, infirmity, and portentous news. The Hazy Jane soon works its magic, however and they commence with a look at Ericsson’s biggest ever acquisition. Operator boardroom shenanigans provide the next topic before they conclude with a look at Vodafone’s bid to free itself from the electrical grid.

Rosenworcel finally named FCC Chair

Nine months after taking over the Biden administration has finally got around to designating the acting Chair of the US telecoms regulator to the full position.

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