The Digital Digest

The Digital Digest: Exa's subsea win; a roaming headache for the UK; satellite plans in the air and Gerd Simon on the Datacloud Awards


In this episode of the Digital Digest, we roundup the biggest stories of the week from Subsea cables to roaming charges and satellite launches.

Natalie brings us the big news from Exa Infrastructure, which is now an anchor tenant on the IONIAN subsea cable, as well as a partner in the project's deployment.

Saf covers the latest on EU roaming charges, following the latest "will they, won't they" developments from the UK's MNOs. And Alan looks to the skies to find out why OneWeb's launch schedule is up in the air.

Joining the conversation this week, Gerd Simon, chair of the Datacloud Awards judging panel shares his top tips for composing a winning entry, as well as his trends for 2022. You can find out more about the awards and submit a nomination here.

Season 4, episode 1 is presented by editor Melanie Mingas and features editor-at-large Alan Burkitt-Gray, deputy editor Natalie Bannerman and reporter Saf Malik, and edited by Richard Cosgrove. 

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