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Tuesday, February 27, 2024

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Telefónica and Microsoft team up to integrate Azure AI Studio into Kernel 2.0.

The announcement was made by Chema Alonso, Chief Digital Officer of Telefónica. This alliance will allow the operator to expand Kernel's capabilities by applying generative AI to key workflows.

Alonso also emphasized the advances achieved during the past year in Open Gateway. Telefónica has developed nine APIs that are already available in Brazil, Spain, and Germany. Among its clients in the Latin American country are the banks Itaú and Daycoval and the transportation platform

Meanwhile, Microsoft announced that Telefónica will be one of the operators included in the Azure Programmable Connectivity (APC) service as part of its commitment to Open Gateway. This service simplifies developers' access to telco network APIs.

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