Category: Digital Economy


The Telecoms.com Podcast: tech monopolies, cloud and Huawei

The guys are delighted to have a new Bribe of the Week to announce on this week’s pod, which helps the conversation flow. They start by reviewing the growing menace of US tech giants, who operate near monopolies in many markets. That leads them on to the state of the European tech industry, especially from a cloudy perspective, before a review of the latest shenanigans from Huawei.

Corporate America vs China Inc: a halfway house?

The most likely future relationship between the two superpowers will neither go back to the hyper-globalised world nor revert to the earlier model of business conducted on national level entirely insulated from one another.

MTN teams up with Mastercard on mobile wallets

Africa’s leading mobile operator MTN has partnered with payment platform Mastercard to add online payment functions to its mobile wallet for user across its fintech footprint.

Telstra hits the high street

Telstra is taking back control of its network of retail outlets, many of which are currently operated under licence by third parties.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: 6G, cloud and Facebook

In the final pod of a remarkable year the guys get straight into appropriately dystopian subject matter. They start by looking at plans for 6G to create a hive mind that anticipates your every need, before moving on to mulling how sensible it is to move all your technology into the public cloud and concluding with the US government’s absurd attempt to sue Facebook for being too successful.

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