T-Mobile US (TMUS) shares are on the march, rising 95 cents, or 2.7%, at $36.16, after parent Deutsche Telekom‘s (DTEGY) CEO Tim Hoettges remarked at an investor meeting that the company is willing “to consider any partner that can improve profitability” at T-Mo, according to a write-up by Reuters‘s Harro ten Wolde. Deutsche owns 66% of T-Mo. In [...]
Deutsche Telekom executives today indicated they are still weighing the best path forward for T-Mobile US, especially when it comes to improving profitability. "It is our duty to go on improving the return on T-Mobile US," said CEO Tim Hoettges. Show More Summary
COLOGNE, Germany (Reuters) - Deutsche Telkom will consider any partner that can improve profitability of its U.S. operations, its chief executive told the company's annual shareholders meeting. Chief Executive Tim Hoettges said on Thursday that T-Mobile US, of which Deutsche Telekom owns 66 percent, was in much better shape than two years ago. Show More Summary
German Apple Stores have dropped Vodafone and O2 contracts for both iPhones and iPads, offering them only with Deutsche Telekom contracts or SIM-free. The change affects only post-paid contracts: pre-paid SIMs remain available on Vodafone. Show More Summary
Mojio, the Vancouver, Canada-based connected car platform, today announced that it has raised an $8 million Series A round led by Telekom Capital, the investment arm of Deutsche Telekom. This marks Telekom Capital’s first investmentShow More Summary
The convergence of OpenStack-based cloud computing and the telecom industry is continuing apace. We've reported on Red Hat's partnership with Telefonica to drive Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and telecommunications technology into OpenStack. Show More Summary
Cisco, Deutsche Telekom and Intel have announced a joint Internet of Things startup accelerator at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The Challenge Up! IoT accelerator is aimed at startups in the Emea region, and promises to allow startups...Show More Summary
The biggest webmail providers in Germany will soon encourage their customers to use full-blown end-to-end email encryption. The providers, including Deutsche Telekom and United Internet, will next month roll out a…
Microsoft has announced a tie-up with Germany's Deutsche Telekom that will see the duo work together on "mobility and cloud services" in Europe. This means Deutsche Telekom will help push Lumia phones and related online services, including OneDrive and Office 365.
Deutsche Telekom will begin pre-installing Airbnb's app in phones across 13 countries
Airbnb has partnered with Deutsche Telekom to pre-install its accommodation app on Android phones in 13 European markets from later this year. Although it hasn’t announced a definitive date for the launch of this campaign, the company...Show More Summary
As Airbnb continues to work through negotiations with hotel and housing regulators in some markets, it’s not wasting any time in building out its footprint globally. The accommodation rental juggernaut is partnering with T-Mobile parent...Show More Summary
German telecoms giant Deutsche Telekom has announced a deal with Airbnb that will see the peer-to-peer property rental app pre-installed on Android devices in 13 European markets.
The wireless industry is well on its way toward making the Internet of Things a reality. Already there are major standards efforts to regulate the connections between people, devices and things–some examples including the AllSeen Alliance, the Thread Group and the Open Interconnect Consortium. Show More Summary
A year back, Deutsche Telekom and Mozilla said they were working together on privacy-centric features for Firefox OS, including "location blurring" (fine-grained control of how much location information to give to…
In a bid for more traction in the ever-saturated mobile market, Deutsche Telekom, the German parent of T-Mobile, and Mozilla are taking a step forward together. The two have developed a new “privacy phone”, built on Mozilla’s Firefox OS and compliant with privacy directives set by the two companies. Show More Summary
The negotiations are over: pending regulatory approval, BT will get back into the U.K.'s mobile scene in a big way by buying EE from Deutsche Telekom and Orange for £12.5 billion…
Under the terms of the cash-and-stock deal, BT said Deutsche Telekom would hold a 12 percent stake in the former British monopoly, and that Orange would retain a 4 percent holding once the takeover was complete.
As expected, UK telecom BT has agreed to buy mobile carrier EE for £12.5 billion. BT confirmed that it was in talks to buy EE, the largest carrier in the UK, last month. EE’s existing shareholders, Orange and Deutsche Telekom, will sell all of their shares in the business to BT. Show More Summary