The Digital Digest: Nibble heads north; Axiata goes with Google Cloud; quantum computers, encryption and internet; and Tiago Rodrigues talks OpenRoaming

17 June 2021 | Capacity team

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Season 2, episode 20 is presented by deputy editor Melanie Mingas, and features editor-at-large Alan Burkitt-Gray, senior reporter Natalie Bannerman, and special guest Tiago Rodrigues, CEO, Wireless Broadband Alliance.

In this episode of the Digital Digest, we roundup the biggest stories of the week from network security to quantum breakthroughs.

Natalie analyses new network security figures from Telia Carrier, which show a spike in incidents during the pandemic and news that it has launched PoPs at two Coresite campuses. Also in telecoms, Sparkle's Nibble is to extend into northern Europe and Axiata has partnered with Google Cloud to deliver digitalisation across Asia.

Alan talks about the latest developments in quantum encryption, computers and internet as well as Honeywell taking a controlling stake in in a UK-based quantum technology company.

In data centres, Natalie covers the news that Equinix and GIC are adding $3.9 billion to xScale; LG Uplus is planning a new Seoul facility; Telemedia GDC has started building its $150 million Indian facility; and Microsoft has launched a new cloud region in Arizona.

Following the release of OpenRoaming Release2, this week we are joined by special guest Tiago Rodrigues, CEO of the Wireless Broadband Alliance. Tiago talks about the new release and World Wifi Day, which takes place on June 20.