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CeBIT 2012: Connected everything and a preview of Microsoft Windows 8

M2M and connected devices were an important part of the CeBIT fair in Hannover, which took place this week – exhibitors were keen to show off their solutions for everything from vending machines to shipping to healthcare. While a section of one of the exhibition halls was given over completely to M2M, many of the… Read more

Francesco Radicati

Orange blossoms under new leadership

More than €4 billion of ICT budget was corralled in the room as France Telecom Group CEO Stéphane Richard took the stage. The location: Orange Business Live, an annual gathering of the company’s biggest multinational customers, held in Munich. It’s been years since a chief executive of the France Telecom group has publicly addressed this… Read more

Camille Mendler

Europe’s Big Boys Partner for Big Business

UNDER A WIDE-RANGING ENTENTE, two of Europe’s largest integrated operators are redrawing the rules of telco partnership, according to Informa Telecoms & Media team analysis. Deutsche Telekom (DTAG) and France Telecom-Orange (Orange) jointly aim to accelerate top-line revenue growth by collaborating in hot service areas like M2M, but the partnership also promises to streamline the operational costs… Read more

Camille Mendler