Swisscom AG (NYSE: SCM) has got itself into a pickle on the thorny issue of data security, or lack of it. Back in December it was granted an injunction that stopped a Swiss newspaper group, NZZ, from publishing details of confidential customer data (more than a terabyte's worth) that had landed in its lap after being stolen from Swisscom offices. Now, that injunction has been lifted, so Swisscom potentially faces some of that data, or stories relating to that data, being splashed across the pages of the Swiss press. Check out Swisscom's take on the saga here.
Sweden's Telia Company has appointed a new chief commercial officer. Hélène Barnekow, who was most recently head of Worldwide Field & Partner Marketing at EMC Corp. (NYSE: EMC) in Boston, slides her feet under her new desk on April 1.
Orange (NYSE: FTE) has teamed up with Visa to announce the launch of Orange Cash, an NFC-based mobile payments app, in the French cities of Caen and Strasbourg. The app is based on a prepaid account that customers can top up via any debit or credit bank card.
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Liberty Global results Not the best week for John Malone, eh Paul? His Liberty Global posts disappointing earnings results while his Charter Communications gets outflanked for TWC by Comcast. Almost makes you want to feel sorry for the guy, right? Well, not really.
Light Reading founder Steve Saunders talks with VMware's Shekar Ayyar, who explains why cloud architectures are becoming more distributed, what that means for workloads, and why telcos can still be significant cloud services players.
A CSP's digital transformation involves so much more than technology. Crucial – and often most challenging – is the cultural transformation that goes along with it. As Sigma's Chief Technology Officer, Catherine Michel has extensive experience with technology as she leads the company's entire product portfolio and strategy. But she's also no stranger to merging technology and culture, having taken a company — Tribold — from inception to acquisition (by Sigma in 2013), and she continues to advise service providers on how to drive their own transformations. This impressive female leader and vocal advocate for other women in the industry will join Women in Comms for a live radio show to discuss all things digital transformation, including the cultural transformation that goes along with it.