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The Telecoms.com Podcast: OpenRAN, chips and big tech

Pausing only to reflect on the latest rona drama and a top night out with Huawei, the lads revert back to the hot topic of OpenRAN to kick off this week’s pod. They then move on to the semiconductor sector, which grows more central to the global economy with every passing day, before concluding with a look at the latest moan from operators for big tech to contribute to the cost of networks.

UK orders Facebook to sell Giphy

The UK Competition and Markets Authority isn’t happy about Facebook’s acquisition of GIF image provider Giphy, so has demanded its sale.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: OpenRAN, Ericsson and retail tech

Scott embarks on his second recording of the day, having shot the Glotel Awards vid previously. The lads are compelled to lead with OpenRAN once more, because that’s what was going on again that week, specifically European operators using it as a pretext to beg for state cash. They move on to talk about Ericsson, which launched some software that promises to play nice with OpenRAN before concluding with a look at cashierless technology that is creeping into the UK retail sector.

VMO2 and ITV renew their vows

A new commercial partnership between Virgin Media O2 and ITV apparently signifies a greater mutual commitment than ever.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: 5G, Meta and quarterlies

The crew is delighted to welcome another special guest in telecoms analyst Dean Bubley. After a ridiculously long introduction they finally get to the topic of 5G, specifically sorting the hype from the reality. Facebook recently decided to rename itself Meta, so they move on to discuss that and the concept pf the metaverse that it refers to, before concluding with a couple of highlights from quarterly earnings season.

Polls

Do you agree public funding should be used to support mobile operators to more broadly deploy Open RAN?

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