BT, DT, Reliance Jio, Orange & TIM Among Nine Operators Form Partnering Operator Alliance

BT, DT, Reliance Jio, Orange & TIM Among Nine Operators Form Partnering Operator Alliance Image Credit: Deutsche Telekom

Nine operators, including BT, Deutsche Telekom, Reliance Jio, MTS, Orange and TIM have joined forces to build a new Partnering Operator Alliance that will allow partner businesses to more efficiently and quickly bring innovative products and services to customers around the world.

The Alliance focusses on exchanging best practices on how to bring partner propositions to the market, on joint efforts in partner scouting and will also exchange knowledge about upcoming trends and services amongst the group. As of today, the Alliance has established relationships with 30 innovative partner businesses including AirBnB, Celltick, Disconnect, Idoomoo, Magisto, Mojio and Spotify.

Christian von Reventlow, Chief Product & Innovation Officer at Deutsche Telekom
Partnering becomes more and more important. We as operators can provide partners with the best networks and easy distribution to customers. And the partners enable us to provide our customers with the best and most innovative products and services. This is a perfect win-win-situation for all. 

Rainer Deutschmann, Chief Product & Innovation Officer of JIO
JIO is set to enable each Indian to live a digital life. To this end, we have built the globally largest greenfield 4G and fiber network, as well as a suite of digital services enabling entertainment, cloud, payment, and much more. We invite the best partners to work with us to co-create a Digital India.

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

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