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Congrats Vodafone, but heed Groucho Marx

It’s about time for a shakeup. And for a mere £1 billion (US$1.7 billion) in cash, Vodafone may pull it off. If successful, its bid for Cable & Wireless Worldwide creates nothing less than a new top-tier player in the global enterprise telecoms market. Not least, Vodafone’s move underscores a truth that mobile network operators… Read more

Camille Mendler

Press release: Global telecoms industry bets on “Connected Verticals” for top-line revenue boost

Telecoms firms restructuring to build vertical market expertise Nine out of 10 telecoms firms are betting on “Connected Verticals” to grow their top-line revenues, according to a new global survey from Informa Telecoms & Media. Connected Verticals are industries where telecoms innovation – in technology, systems and processes – can trigger deep transformation in efficiency… 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