Telefonica and AWS launch strategic partnership
The collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) will help companies and organisations accelerate their journey to the cloud and boost digital transformation. AWS will be included in the Telefonica announced the cloud offering portfolio aims to innovate and empower customers with access to a combination of cloud services and data connectivity.
BT unveils new smart network
UK telecommunications operator BT has unveiled its new converged multiplay plan to offer its customers the best combination of services across its three consumer brands: BT, EE and Plusnet. The smart network will move beyond 4G to 5G with ultrafast broadband to seamlessly connect its customers, the plan is expected to be completed by 2022, reported Telecoms.
UK sports streaming service $1BN deal
London-based streaming service Dazn has plans to revolutionise the world of sport, adopting the Netflix and Amazon business model in a $1 billion deal offering pay-per-view boxing in the US. The deal sent “shockwaves” through the sports world, according to The Guardian, as Dazn challenges broadcasters HBO and Showtime who previously dominated the top boxing matches charging between $70 to $100 per view.