The Digital Digest
The Digital Digest

The Digital Digest


Satellite buys; presidential visits; and Capgemini's Shamik Mishra

Consolidation is the name of the game in this week's episode of the Digital Digest as we round up the biggest stories of the week.

Alan cover the news that Viasat is to buy its UK-based rival Inmarsat for US$7.3 billion – and why it signals the start of a new trend in satellite. While Natalie explains why Ufinet execs have met with the president of Ecuador and pledged US$250 million in projects to the country.

Joining the conversation this week is VP and CTO of connectivity at Capgemini Engineering, Shamik Mishra. Shamik explains why Open RAN isn't just about economics, its progress in India, and why the industry must come together – on many things.  

Season 3, episode 10 is presented by editor Melanie Mingas, and features editor-at-large Alan Burkitt-Gray and deputy editor Natalie Bannerman

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