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Analysis of the key appointments, dismissals, job cuts/expansions (headcount), and skills requirements affecting the communications networking and services sector.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 8/16/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Swisscom's fixed-line challenge; MegaFon on the march in Q2; O2 sees the light; Virgin's fiber-to-the-crater.
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Australia's largest retail service provider has blamed the government's NBN pricing for a sharp fall in profits.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 8/15/2018
T-Mobile is trying to put a human voice to customer care with new 'Teams of Experts' for subscribers.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 8/13/2018
The Norwegian telco wants to base more of its decisions on hard data and not intuition. Investment in AI-based systems could hold the key.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 8/10/2018
Vendor set to hire at least 380 new tech staff and start manufacturing locally to better support its important US customers, but where will these experts come from?
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 8/10/2018
Industry sources say Ericsson's iconectiv unit, formerly Telcordia Interconnection Solutions, has implemented staff cuts at its number portability team.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 8/10/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Openreach reins in Gfast rollout; Fitch returns Nokia to investment-grade status; Huawei powers Fastweb's WiFi; UK smart meter program in crisis.
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By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 8/10/2018
This week in our WiC roundup: Gender diversity in AI; female entrepreneurs in sub-Saharan Africa; Fitbit fails women with new feature; and more.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 8/9/2018
German operator's second-quarter results tell a familiar story of rampant growth in the US and an underwhelming performance in Germany and Europe.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 8/8/2018
South Korean equipment maker aims to address shareholder concerns about its future competitiveness with an ambitious new investment plan.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 8/8/2018
The Hungarian operator is trialing AI tech from startups including Uhana and Anodot, and the results have so far been compelling.
By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 8/7/2018
Indian regulators have approved the country's biggest telecom merger, but the new operator will have to combine two very different businesses while competition remains fierce.
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 8/3/2018
This week in our WiC roundup: Women need to hold more patents; summer camp opportunities for girls; Scandinavia nails work-life balance; and more.
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