Angelos Mavridis

Senior Wi-Fi Roaming Manager
Deutsche Telekom

Angelos Mavridis works for Deutsche Telekom Global Carrier, the leading wholesale provider of Telekom Deutschland GmbH (the operating company of Deutsche Telekom in Germany). During the last fifteen years, he has been the Wi-Fi Roaming Manager of Deutsche Telekom as the main contact for roaming deals with the Wi-Fi networks of Telekom Deutschland and of Deutsche Telekom in European countries, in Lufthansa lounges and in Airlines, as well as for the Deutsche Telekom Wi-Fi roaming Aggregation Platform. His responsibility is to develop the Wi-Fi roaming business of Telekom Deutschland with new wholesale models, new technologies and new footprint. He cooperates closely with the Inflight team of Telekom Deutschland which offers internet services in long-haul flights of several major airlines and in the short-haul flights of the Lufthansa group. His current interest is to develop new business opportunities with mobile operators by offering Wi-Fi roaming as cellular roaming mainly in airplanes. He is representing the Deutsche Telekom group in the WBA already for nine years and is the bridge to his colleagues active in GSMA and in other alliances. Since 2018 he is leading the WBA group “In-flight Connectivity” in the Roaming Work Group. In 2014 and 2015 he was co- leader of the Interoperability Compliance Programme (ICP) of the WBA. Angelos has 30 years of experience in telecommunications working for Detecon, AT&T and Lucent Technologies,, Deutsches Gesundheitsnetz and since 2000 for Telekom Deutschland, T-Mobile International and Deutsche Telekom in different positions in Germany. With his managing experience of R&D projects co-funded by the European Union he has been further involved in the selection and in the review of R&D projects in Internet Technology, eHealth and Ambient Assisted Living for 20 years at the European Commission. Angelos Mavridis, born in Athens, Greece, holds a Dipl.-Ing. degree in Telecommunications from the University of Hannover and a Dr.-Ing. degree in Computer Science from the University of Kaiserslautern. He is active in sports as athletics and archery with the Olympic recurve bow. He currently lives and works in Bonn, Germany, with his wife and his son.