Deutsche Telekom is introducing its magenta branding colour and famous "T" logo to the Albanian market as part of the group's strategy to bring its European affiliates and subsidiaries under the Telekom brand.
Telefónica Deutschland is transferring 7,700 redundant mobile-tower sites to Deutsche Telekom as part of the ongoing integration of the O2 and E-Plus networks in Germany.
The GSMA is closing in on an agreement that could see the mobile industry move collectively towards using a standardised embedded SIM (eSIM) as opposed to today's SIM cards.
Dish Network's stock slipped following a report that said its deal talks with T-Mobile US had stalled and a separate report indicating that the FCC is planning to reject $3.3 billion in spectrum bidding credits for two companies affiliated with the satellite TV provider. Dish's shares were down more than 3 percent in late-afternoon trading.
Deutsche Telekom announced plans to extend cloud-based customer experience software into the retail market after a successful deployment at car dealerships in Germany and elsewhere.
Nokia Networks, Alcatel-Lucent, Deutsche Telekom, Orange and Telefónica are among 13 telecom industry players that teamed up to develop a 5G mobile network architecture as part of the 5G Infrastructure Public Private Partnership (5GPPP) initiative.
Analysts said Germany's three mobile operators could have spent around €3 billion ($3.4 billion) less but secured the same or a similar outcome in the country's recent spectrum auction, which ended last week after raising €5.081 billion from the sale of blocks in the 700, 900, 1800, and 1500 MHz bands.
German regulator Bundesnetzagentur revealed that bidding in the auction of frequencies for mobile network operators came to an end on Friday, with total bids exceeding €5 billion ($5.65 billion).
According to a new Bloomberg report citing anonymous sources, Comcast hasn't talked to Deutsche Telekom AG about buying T-Mobile US--and isn't interested, anyway.
T-Mobile US parent Deutsche Telekom, which is reportedly in talks with Dish Network about Dish buying T-Mobile, is also talking to Comcast about a possible deal, according to a report from German publication Manager Magazin.