Does Open RAN mean open for everyone?

Nokia and Ericsson, traditional suppliers of Radio Access Network for mobile network operators around the world have recently announced their interest and support to the Open RAN initiative. This article examines what their potential motivations are.

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Cloud outages, what does this mean?

After two large cloud outages in 2020, there is some fears that these companies that are storing our data may not be as invincible as we once thought.

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NHSX and COVID-19: May we have some privacy, please?!

The UK government has made repeated claims that new technology will be the key to defeating COVID-19 in the United Kingdom. Yet months into the pandemic nothing substantial has been implemented across the United Kingdom with experts citing privacy concerns as a main sticking point.

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Facebook and Amazon race to India

On 21/04/2020, Facebook Inc and Reliance Industries Limited reported on Facebook’s $5.7 billion investment in Jio Platforms. Less than two months later, on 04/06/2020, Reuters reported that Amazon is considering a $2 billion investment in India’s Bharti Airtel. This short article ponders on the rationale for these tech-giants’ race to India.

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Gaia-X: A Federated Data Infrastructure for Europe

On 04/06/2020, Gaia-X was officially launched, as a Franco-German cooperation, in a webinar held at the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affair and Energy in Berlin. In this short article, Digiecon unveils some of the key aspects of the project.

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