17 episodes

Digitel Talk is a podcast promoting doing good in the mobile, telecoms and related technology industries. The heart of the podcast is about the people, what they have done, how it has affected them, others and the planet and what great things we can expect.
We aim to share the stories of those champions who want to help others and have found a way of using mobile, telecoms and technology to achieve this. 
As hosts who work in telecoms, if nothing else, the podcast aims to broaden the audience for these projects with hopes it might resonate with others who will be inspired to do something good themselves.

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Digitel Talk is a podcast promoting doing good in the mobile, telecoms and related technology industries. The heart of the podcast is about the people, what they have done, how it has affected them, others and the planet and what great things we can expect.
We aim to share the stories of those champions who want to help others and have found a way of using mobile, telecoms and technology to achieve this. 
As hosts who work in telecoms, if nothing else, the podcast aims to broaden the audience for these projects with hopes it might resonate with others who will be inspired to do something good themselves.

    Dialog Axiata PLC Sustainability Division - Supporting the People and the Planet

    Dialog Axiata PLC Sustainability Division - Supporting the People and the Planet

    In episode 17, Frankie and Ian are joined by Tharusha and Asith from the sustainability division of Dialog Axiata PLC, the leading quad-play telecom provider in Sri Lanka. With a strong focus on sustainability, they have a portfolio of projects that aim to support the community and improve outcomes for people and the planet. With a focus on 6 of the Sustainable Development Goals, they have worked on projects related to education, disaster risk reduction and supporting individuals with hearing...

    • 50 min
    Mea Thompson Interview Part 2 - Unconnected.org

    Mea Thompson Interview Part 2 - Unconnected.org

    In episode 16, hosts Ian and Frankie are joined again by Mea Thompson, co-founder and CCO of unconnected.org. They discuss the organisation's mission to bridge the digital divide and provide meaningful connectivity to underserved communities. She highlights the importance of partnerships and funding from various industries to support their projects. Mea shares stories of the impact their work has had on individuals and communities, emphasising the need for affordable connectivity and the empo...

    • 31 min
    Mea Thompson Interview Part 1 - Background & Interests

    Mea Thompson Interview Part 1 - Background & Interests

    In episode 15, hosts Ian and Frankie are delighted to be joined by Mea Thompson, the CCO of unconnected.org. They discuss topics including Mea's philosophy in life, what she aspired to be as a teenager, her educational background, passions and hobbies, significant books and thoughts on AI. They also discuss her motivation for starting Unconnected after the passing of her father and her desire to make a positive impact with the work that she does. This is part 1 of a 2-part episode. Tune ...

    • 30 min
    Hello Tractor at MWC - Facilitating Convenient and Affordable Tractor Services

    Hello Tractor at MWC - Facilitating Convenient and Affordable Tractor Services

    In episode 14, Ian interviews Robert from Hello Tractor live at MWC24.Hello Tractor is an award-winning diversified ag-tech company focused on improving food and income security throughout sub-Saharan Africa. Resource-poor farmers often face labour constraints that result in under-cultivation, late planting, and lost income. Hello Tractor facilitates convenient and affordable tractor services to these farmers while providing additional income by turning tractors into Smart Tractors. For tract...

    • 9 min
    Inveniam at MWC - Using AI to Reduce CO2 Emissions

    Inveniam at MWC - Using AI to Reduce CO2 Emissions

    In episode 13, Frankie interviews Mike and Evan from Inveniam live at MWC24.Inveniam offers an AI solution which helps enhance Right First Time operations, improve operational efficiencies and eliminate costly rework. Inveniam AI can transform visual data into actionable insights, quickly detecting objects, patterns and anomalies faster than a traditional workforce ever could. This enables CO2 emission reduction by reducing the amount of times field technicians have to go out and do wor...

    • 13 min
    WMW at MWC - An IoT Platform Helping to Manage Water

    WMW at MWC - An IoT Platform Helping to Manage Water

    In episode 12, Frankie interviews Bert Vanaken from WMW live at MWC24.WMW is an IoT platform where they combine your operational data with information provided through sensors and people. Through different ways of transmitting data they can monitor your remote locations or assets. One of their largest use cases is in water management where they can identify where there are water leakages and where there is non-revenue water on the network.Links:WMW websiteWMW LinkedInBert VanakenWant to be a ...

    • 10 min

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Great Telco podcast

I listened whilst I was travelling for work and really enjoyed it. I look forward to future episodes.

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