Eurobites: DT Shutters Virtual Number Startup
In today's EMEA regional roundup: End of the road for virtual number startup; Sigfox teams up with Liquid Telecom in Kenya; Nokia reveals 5G device licensing rates; United Internet buys Austrian web-hosting company; India's Ola motors into Wales.
Sad news: @deutschetelekom has decided to shut down @immmr. If you're interested in profiles of high-performers a (former) Telco-centric startup has to offer let me know.Happy to facilitate,the full expertise was stack in-house (concept,design,marketing,scrum,and a bit of tech :)— Sebastian Schumann (@s_schumann) 16 August 2018
Schumann noted in a subsequent tweet that some immmr staff may be redeployed by Deutsche Telekom in the operator's Technology & Innovation operation.
Deutsche Telekom declined to comment on what it called "rumors about the development of immmr." (See How immmr Is Innovating in the Voice Comms World.)