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Rakuten says it will have “No More Secrets”

Rakuten’s CTO Tareq Amin told analysts and media that the company will soon disclose all prices it pays its suppliers, in a new drive for commoditisation of telecoms hardware and software.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: OpenRAN, Altice and public cloud

The guys battle through a self-imposed beer shortage to bring you this week’s pod. They start with Iain’s deep dive into the OpenRAN vendor environment, which is looking less open by the day. They move on to the decision by Altice to buy a big chunk of BT before concluding by contemplating what a global internet outage says about our reliance on the public cloud.

Ericsson launches new private 5G platform

The Swedish kit maker has unveiled Ericsson Private 5G to support LTE and 5G SA private networks to tap the opportunities in the enterprise cellular market.

Tipping point for the telco sector

The future of enterprise networking is all about cloud, and connectivity is required that fits the bill, mirroring cloud’s ease of deployment and able to adapt to business needs at cloud speed.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: Rakuten, Ericsson China and 5G delivery

The guys start this episode of the pod by addressing some public criticism of their work, before getting on with the main event. They start by reviewing Rakuten’s recent earnings, which were sobering for investors, before moving on to the latest potential escalation of the China-versus-the West tension. They conclude with a look at a report that reveals consumers aren’t too impressed so far.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: chip drought, public cloud and Italy

The podders were on a hard cut-off this week as Scott had a booking at their local. In a globalisation-themed episode they start by revisiting the semiconductor shortage and its knock-on effects. They move on to examine yet another example of a telco turning to a public cloud giant to sort its life out before concluding with a look at Italy’s faltering attempts to consolidate its fixed-line market.

Red Hat raises its cloud game

Open-source software vendor Red Hat has launched a bunch of arcane products and initiatives so baffling they must be doing something clever.

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