Edge data centres @ the tower?

DataBank CEO compares business models and assesses future opportunities at the convergence of towers and data centres

Read this article to learn:

  • What are the opportunities at the convergence of the towerco and data centre business models?
  • Which technology use cases will require content to get closer to the end user?
  • Will towercos want to lease space at their sites to third party data centre operators, or will towercos want to own the data centres?
  • Commonalities in the investor pool attracted to data centres and towers

As content must get closer to the end user, so must data centres. From today’s large scale data centres in tier one and tier two cities, could future use cases require thousands of micro data centres dispersed closer to the network edge? And could towercos host those data centres at the foot of cell sites?…

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