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Deutsche Telekom to use phone infrastructure for EV charging

Nov 20, 2018 - ICT Monitor Worldwide

German telecoms provider Deutsche Telekom will use its nationwide infrastructure for phone and internet distribution to power a network for charging electric vehicles (EVs).

Deutsche Telekom is the largest telecoms provider not just in Germany, but in Europe as a whole. It aims to become a major player in EV recharging by piggybacking on its existing infrastructure for telecoms distribution. Using existing electric cables already present in that network will significantly reduce the cost o...