The Digital Digest: the latest merger deals; a telco case study for MBA students; and a special guest explains why the data centre industry is on the verge of major change

09 September 2021 | Capacity Team

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Season 3, episode 2 is presented by editor Melanie Mingas, and features editor-at-large Alan Burkitt-Gray, deputy editor Natalie Bannerman and this week's guest, Colm Shorten, senior director of data centres at JLL.

In this episode of the Digital Digest we roundup the biggest stories of the week from the latest merger deals to the next chapter in the GTT saga.

Natalie covers the week's biggest deals, including Deutsche Telekom and Softbank's musical shares, Veon's Russian tower sale and Macquarie Infrastructure Partners' latest purchase.

Meanwhile, following the news from GTT over the US Labor Day weekend, Alan explains the latest twist in the tale – and what could happen next.

Joining the conversation this week, we speak to Colm Shorten, senior director of data centres at JLL. Colm talks about JLL's latest sustainability research, Capacity's latest cover story, and why the environmental impact of ICT should be regulated.

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