Friday, 26 April 2019

BT CTIO: UK telecoms industry entering a 'pivotal period'

By Chris Kelly, Total Telecom
Thursday 17 January 19

BT's CTIO, Howard Watson, lays out his plans for 5G in the UK, as well as his other key priorities for 2019

Fresh from his win in the CTO of the Year category at the 2018 World Communication Awards, we met up with BT's chief technology and information officer, Howard Watson, to discuss his plans for the UK's biggest telco in 2019.  With the launch of 5G on the mobile side and ambitious targets on the fixed line side of its operations, 2019 promises to be a busy year for the UK's former incumbent telecoms provider.   Watson is excited about the challenges that lie ahead for BT in 2019 and believes that the telecoms industry as a whole is reaching a crucial point in its evolution…

Fresh from his win in the CTO of the Year category at the 2018 World Communication Awards, we met up with BT's chief technology and information officer, Howard Watson, to discuss his plans for the UK's biggest telco in 2019.  With the launch of 5G on the mobile side and ambitious targets on the fixed line side of its operations, 2019 promises to be a busy year for the UK's former incumbent telecoms provider.   Watson is excited about the challenges that lie ahead for BT in 2019 and believes that the telecoms industry as a whole is reaching a crucial point in its evolution…

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