The former Dutch incumbent also expects to save up to €250 million through digital transformation.
Antonietta Mastroianni has been appointed Chief Digital & IT Officer and will take up the role in April 2021.
The partnership is designed to speed the harbour’s transformation into a smart port.
The operator completed the upgrade to its the cable-fibre network in 13 federal states – the largest gigabit expansion project in Germany.
The two have agreed a five-year, strategic collaboration during which Nokia will migrate its on-premise IT infrastructure to Google Cloud.
The creation of Telefónica Global Solutions is apparently part of the operator group’s ongoing transformation.
Deutsche Telekom, Telefónica and Vodafone call on other operators to join them in creating "a new frictionless ecosystem" for roaming discount agreements.
Adel Al-Saleh, CEO T-Systems, announced the new strategy for business clients last December as part of the transformation of T-Systems.
In a virtual meeting, the two agreed to jointly focus on areas including security, 5G, Open vRAN, B2B expansion and distributed cloud.
The plan is to create a 5G immersive accelerator programme to develop solutions for retail and other enterprises.
The operator says it will be the world's first open platform for IoT and will come into being as a separate entity 1 July, and launched commercially in the second half of 2020.
Nokia launches vRAN2.0 solution, is chosen by TOYOTA Production Engineering for a private 5G network and by National Broadband Ireland to provide optical infrastructure.
Most broadcasters (92%) expect to be ready to adopt 5G within two years, according to new research.
Google Cloud’s latest operator deal is with Telefónica in a partnership to advance 5G mobile edge computing and boost digitalisation in Spain.
This is part of the international carrier's backbone expansion across Europe and the first in a city.
Orange Ventures has launched the MEA Seed Challenge to fund businesses in the Middle East and Africa which are powered by new technologies.
Telefónica is bringing the target of zero net carbon emissions in its four main markets forward to 2030, knocking 20 years off the schedule.
Vendor says it has 15 operators and enterprises – existing and new customers – are signed up for or already using its Netcracker 2020 solution.
What a difference a year makes. This time last year, 5G deployment was just getting underway in earnest. Now the technology is all over the globe, but there were signs deployment could be slowing, even before COVID-19.
Telcos understand that to survive and compete in a fast-changing world, they cannot continue to do things the way they always have. Sarah Wray asks if they really can change – and fast.
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