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The Digital Digest: BICS talks NB-IoT, Aqua Comms is on the market, Verizon takes on gender disparity in the pandemic, and the latest data centre projects

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Season 2, episode 9 is presented by deputy editor Melanie Mingas, and features editor-at-large Alan Burkitt-Gray, senior reporters Abigail Opiah and Natalie Bannerman, and special guest Mikael Schachne, the VP of Mobility and IoT Business and CMO, BICS.

In this episode of The Digital Digest, we roundup the biggest stories of the week from acquisitions and quantum computers to Verizon's Women's CoLab

 

In the world of data centres, Abigail brings us the latest project announcements from Princeton Digital Group in India, MC Digital Realty, Aligned and Equinix.

Natalie covers the news that Zayo is to acquire Intelligent Fiber Network and Vocus Group has entered into a Scheme Implementation Deed (SID) with a Macquarie-led consortium.

Natalie also explains the story behind AT&T Cybersecurity's new managed SASE solution and why Verizon has launched a new initiative to tackle the disproportionate rate at which women are leaving the workforce during the pandemic.  

Alan brings us the news that Aqua Comms could be sold for $215 million and OneWeb has signed a contract worth US$73 million for user terminals, while in Asia Turbidite has confirmed its first data centre deal.

Meanwhile at the European Commission, president Ursula von der Leyen has promised digital transformation for all member states in 10 years.

Joining this week's conversation, we also welcome Mikael Schachne, the VP of Mobility and IoT Business and CMO, BICS, who talks about the plans that are in place for the world's largest NB-IoT network.

Season 2, episode 9 is presented by deputy editor Melanie Mingas, and features editor-at-large Alan Burkitt-Gray, senior reporters Abigail Opiah and Natalie Bannerman, and special guest Mikael Schachne, the VP of Mobility and IoT Business and CMO, BICS.

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