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Ep 21 – Sustainable data centre financing; América Móvil sells Tracfone; du sells Khazna stake; and the UK’s trade deal with Japan

This episode features editor-in-chief Joao Marques Lima, editor-at-large Alan Burkitt-Gray, deputy editor Melanie Mingas and senior reporters Abigail Opiah and Natalie Bannerman.

3h | Capacity team



New horizons

16 September 2020 | Melanie Mingas


The next phase in multi-cloud convergence

24 June 2020 | Natalie Bannerman


Forget the dot-com crash

24 June 2020 | Melanie Mingas


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Powering Your Partner Ecosystem in a COVID world

11 September 2020 | Sponsored Q&A

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Enabling the business hub for MENA

09 September 2020 | Sponsored Q&A

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The Orange Corridor offer

21 August 2020 | Company Statement: Céline Kaya, International Voice Product Manager, International Carriers, Orange



How Subsea cables Can meet the Demands of a 4th Industrial Revolution

#VirtualCapacityMiddleEast The global connectivity industry is changing and companies are shifting business models in search of new revenue streams. As global data volumes grow exponentially and customers demand ever-lower latencies, the underlying subsea backbone needs to adapt to capitalise. What does a new low latency, high capacity global network look like? How can open systems increase flexibility to fit uncertain demand? How can subsea operators capitalise on the growth of traffic promised by IoT?

25m | Geoff Bennett, Vlad Ihora, Vaneet Mehta, Simon Webster, Nigel Bayliff, Dr Panagiota Bosdogianni


Building a Stronger Peering Ecosystem in the Middle East

54m | Kurtis Lindqvist, Pete Hall, Brenden Rawle, Marco Brandstaetter


How Can Regulators Strike the Balance Between Competition and Protecting Critica

54m | Laurence Hainault, James Bellis, Mohamed Nasr, Andrew Fawcett


Fraud Focus: How can ICT be exploited for revenue gain?

55m | Jussi Makela, Katia Gonzalez, Finn Kornbo, Malick Aissi, Robert Teichmueller, Morgan Ramsey