Deutsche Telecom

DT declares 6 GHz ‘ideal’ for 5G

Deutsche Telekom is pushing for the use of 6 GHz spectrum for mobile communications and has just completed a trial that shows the band could perform well in urban environments.

Operator boards to blame for lack of innovation

The boards of the world’s ten largest operators are dominated by executives with legal, financial and engineering backgrounds, resulting in a conservative culture that “struggles to drive and nurture innovation”, according to recruitment consultancy European Leaders.

Deutsche Telekom nixes WiMAX

German telecoms powerhouse Deutsche Telekom (DT) has again declined to bid for any of the 3.5GHz spectrum being auctioned by the German Federal Networks Agency (BNetzA). This despite the BNetzA’s enthusiasm for the technology and considerable commercial interest – more than 100 competitors have already applied. DT would argue that the decision should not come […]

Analyst questions T-Mobile, EMI model

Following Monday’s announcement that Deutsche Telecom’s mobile arm, T-Mobile has partnered with EMI to trial an advertising supported mobile video service, at least one analyst believes the model could fall short. The trials will give selected customers access to free video content embedded with television-style advertising. However, Windsor Holden, senior analyst at Analysis, wonders whether […]