Vodafone Adds 7,000 Software Engineers to Target Digital Services

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The Vodafone logo is seen astatine  the Mobile World Congress successful  Barcelona, Spain, connected  Feb. 28, 2018. (Sergio Perez/Reuters)

The Vodafone logo is seen astatine the Mobile World Congress successful Barcelona, Spain, connected Feb. 28, 2018. (Sergio Perez/Reuters)

LONDON—Vodafone said it would adhd astir 7,000 bundle engineers to its workforce by 2025 to make much of its ain integer services crossed Europe and Africa.

The British institution said the concern would alteration it to physique products and services faster and cheaper successful technologies including Internet of Things, astute networks, and cyber security.

Chief Technology Officer Johan Wibergh said Vodafone was focusing connected integer services to assistance thrust gross maturation successful a challenging situation for halfway connectivity.

He said the institution was gathering a “global bundle brand” to supply superfast connectivity and integer products for its customers.

The roles, which volition summation Vodafone’s full fig of bundle engineers to astir 16,000, volition beryllium a operation of retraining existing staff, bringing skills in-house, and recruiting astir 700 caller people.

By Paul Sandle

Reuters

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