Deutsche Telekom’s IT services subsidiary will cut 10,000 jobs worldwide, in a bid to change its sclerotic organization culture and end a decade of losses. Labor unions are not happy.
Jun 22, 2018 in
Vodafone says a cross-border deal with Liberty Global positions it as a ‘champion’ to keep Europe competitive. Unsurprisingly, Germany's biggest player disagrees.
May 10, 2018 in
If Europe wants to remain a player in the digital economy, it must merge telecoms markets across the EU, writes Handelsblatt correspondent Ina Karabasz.
May 08, 2018 in
The prospect of a tie-up of two telecom operators has alarmed German rivals who warn the deal will distort competition and slow the roll-out of high-speed internet.
May 03, 2018 in
The proposed $26 billion tie-up with Sprint promises a resounding success for Deutsche Telekom's boss, but regulators could still ruin the reception.
Apr 30, 2018 in
The next generation of smartphones promises to revolutionize communications for T-Mobile and other firms. But carriers are worried about the huge investment costs that will be needed first.
Feb 23, 2018 in
Germany took a daring leap when it decided to transition towards cleaner energy sources. If only it could do the same when it comes to going digital, says US economist Jeremy Rifkin.
Nov 07, 2017 in
Major manufacturers exhibiting at IFA this week are putting more stock in smart machines, but it’s taking time for customers to catch up.
Aug 31, 2017 in
The IT security industry plans to challenge a law allowing the government to exploit security vulnerabilities to monitor suspected criminals.
Aug 09, 2017 in
Some of Germany's biggest companies have been hit by a cyber attack that is causing havoc worldwide. The motive behind the attack is still the subject of speculation.
Jun 30, 2017 in
Companies are coming up with home-grown solutions to meet the skills shortages coming with digitalization, but they say the government needs to step up the infrastructure.
Jun 24, 2017 in
T-Mobile US has surprisingly become a major source of growth for its German parent. But weak profits could still be a reason to sever the connection.
May 30, 2017 in
A merger between United Internet and Drillisch would boost competition in the German telecoms market, dominated today by Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone and Telefónica Deutschland.
May 18, 2017 in
The British telecom has swallowed billions in losses, but its German subsidiary is performing well. The secret? An old hook that still sells.
May 17, 2017 in
Deutsche Telekom’s IT business is losing out to rivals like Amazon and IBM. The subsidiary’s head is facing pressure to resign, and there's even talk of a merger.
May 08, 2017 in