Category: Public policy


The Telecoms.com Podcast: BT, chip wars and fair contribution

Just the two core podders this week, with Scott still recovering from Deputy Editor Andrew Wooden’s stag weekend. They start by reviewing a reshuffle among BT’s top technology team, which features the departure of a former podcast guest. Iain wrote an analysis of the collateral damage from America’s chip war on China, so they dig into that, before concluding with a look at the latest developments in the ‘fair contribution’ debate.

GSMA says Europe’s 5G rollout is too slow

Telco trade body the GSMA says in order to stay competitive European economies must ‘digitalise’ themselves through faster 5G rollouts, and manages to crowbar in the ‘fair contribution’ argument. 

The Telecoms.com Podcast: BT, Open RAN and state censorship

The guys start this week’s pod by reflecting on a meeting with BT that resulted in a Monday night out. The original purpose of it was to offer a network strategy update so they reflect on that before moving on to the Open RAN for the second week running, because that’s where the telecoms action is these days. They conclude with a look at activities on both side of the pond that speak of governments trying to exert more control over online speech.

Polls

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

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