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The Telecoms.com Podcast: media, edge and cunning plans

This week’s podcast is brought to you from the Ritz Carlton Vienna, where Scott attended the Light Reading Executive Summit and roped Phil and Iain from LR into doing a pod with him. They start by discussing where operators should get involved in media, move on to whether they should get into bed with AWS over the mobile edge and conclude by wondering whether or not they have a cunning plan at all.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: private networks, SI competition and Huawei

Jamie takes the helm this week as the filling in a Light Reading sandwich completed by Ray and Iain. They start by reflecting on the Private Networks in the 5G Era event they all recently attended, which naturally leads to a discussion of whether systems integrators are allies or competitors to operators in this space and others. To finish off Jamie dares to tackle the topic of Huawei allegedly suing people who say things it doesn’t like.

AfricaCom interview: Ericsson, 5G and Africa

At the recent AfricaCom event we spoke to Chafic Traboulsi, Head of Networks for Ericsson, Middle East and Africa. The main topic of conversation was a look at the challenges and opportunities associated with the roll out of 5G across the African continent.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: AT&T, India and 5G races

Jamie buys Iain a birthday present of half a bottle of manky, generic Scotch and Scott joins them in welcoming the hair of the dog after big nights out for all. They gather themselves long enough to start with a look at AT&T’s tendency to get carried away with its marketing, then move on to the car crash that is the Indian telecoms market and conclude with a discussion of whether or not it matters who has the most 5G deal wins.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: ‘Free’ broadband, AfricaCom and OpenRAN

We’re back in the studio this week after Scott, Jamie and Iain have returned from their travels. Scott starts by reviewing the UK Labour party’s plans to nationalise the broadband network if they win the election. Then Jamie reviews the talking points from his visit to the AfricaCom event in Cape Town and Iain concludes by reporting on Vodafone’s big OpenRAN announcement at the TIP Summit in Amsterdam.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: Live, Latin fibre and telco AI

This week’s pod features the usual suspects but in a novel environment, the lobby of the Montcalm Marble Arch hotel. Our intrepid podders were between events, having just finished the inaugural Telecoms.com LIVE event with the Glotel Awards evening to come. They start with a recap of the event, move on to fibre innovation in Latin America and conclude with a review of the recent Telco AI Summit event.

LIVE interview: Rosalind Singleton, UK5G Chair

At the recent Telecoms.com LIVE event we spoke to the Chair of the UK 5G Advisory Board, Rosalind Singleton, about how the incentives for UK infrastructure investment could be improved.

LIVE interview: Greg Mesch, CEO, CityFibre

At the recent Telecoms.com LIVE event we spoke to CityFibre CEO Greg Mesch to get his perspective on the current state of UK telecoms infrastructure and what could be done to improve it.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: Smartphone numbers, India and Fitbit

The pod A-team of Jamie, Iain and Scott are back together this week and they start with a look at the latest global smartphone shipment numbers and specifically Huawei’s extraordinary performance. Conversation moves onto the ongoing soap-opera that is the Indian telecoms market before concluding with analysis of Google’s decision to buy wearables specialist Fitbit.

Interview: Andreas Morawietz, Giesecke & Devrient

Andreas Morawietz, Head of Product Management for eSIM Management Solutions and SIM Convergence at Giesecke & Devrient, spoke to the e-SIM Connect team about developments in the eSIM market.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: UK coverage, monetizing 5G and Nokia

Scott and Iain from Light Reading are joined by returning special guest, telecoms analyst William Webb this week. They start by looking at the latest coverage aspirations for the UK market, move on to look at how much progress the industry is making towards monetizing 5G now that it has been launched and conclude with an analysis of Nokia’s latest earnings announcement.

Broadband World Forum 2019 video review

Jamie chats to Ray from Light Reading at the recent Broadband World Forum event in Amsterdam as the two of them reflect on the key themes of the show.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: Q3 numbers, BBWF and new iPhone

Pierre’s back, which means the pod is too. Scott once more the filling in a Light Reading sandwich, joined as he is by Iain and Ray. After some extensive plugging they start by reviewing some Q3 earnings numbers, then Iain and Ray report from the recent Broadband World Forum event before they conclude with an ad hoc review of Iain’s new iPhone.

Qualcomm’s Future of 5G event: Durga Malladi

At Qualcomm’s recent Future of 5G event in San Diego we spoke to Durga Malladi, SVP and GM of 4G/5G at Qualcomm, who talked us through the 5G development and roll-out timeline, as well as highlighting some key features of the technology currently available.

Qualcomm’s Future of 5G event: Dino Flore

At Qualcomm’s recent Future of 5G event in San Diego we spoke to Dino Flore, Head of Technology and Product for Qualcomm in Europe, who gave us an overview of how 5G has progressed in the European region in the past year and where it’s headed.

Qualcomm’s Future of 5G event: Jeff Lorbeck

At Qualcomm’s recent Future of 5G event we spoke to Jeff Lorbeck, GM of IoT at Qualcomm, who talked us through Qualcomm’s IoT strategy and gave an overview of where the sector is headed.

Qualcomm’s Future of 5G event: Rahul Patel

At Qualcomm’s recent Future of 5G event we spoke to Rahul Patel, SVP and GM of Connectivity and Networking at Qualcomm, about the importance of Wi-Fi 6 and how it complements 5G.

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