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Is the future of Telecom Service Providers ABOVE ?

  For centuries, advances in science, technology, and socio-economics have done a great job in making our planet smaller.  In telecommunications, from early telegraphy to telephony, Internet, mobility, video and now immersive communication experiences, people have increasingly been able to keep in touch, to a point where they can reach anyone, instantly, at any time, […]

ng Connect takes on CES 2016

Group of member companies discuss CES content, major technology trends and challenges ng Connect “state of the union”, 2015 highlights and ongoing projects around the globe Nokia acquires Alcatel-Lucent and takes on role of founding and leading member of the ecosystem Las Vegas, Jan 8th. CES 2016 is not over yet, but many of us […]

Smart Cities and Internet of Things: Creating Livable Cities

A phrase that I first heard roughly 8 years ago now is “Smart City”. At the time it was really no more than a concept of what might be in a high-speed networked future. Deploy a high speed network, automate some things, connect some things together and it all becomes “smarter”. It seemed to mostly […]

The Burden of Trust

Early October in Paris. The weather is great and we just finished the first day of our ng Connect member event themed around transportation. The first day of these two-day sessions is usually labeled “education day”, as we get industry experts to speak about the trends and problems in their sector.   It’s great learning material […]

Ideas not apples – upcoming Paris meeting

We live at an always accelerating world, in places always more crowded – 5 years ago, the urban population passed for the first time in human history the rural population, and the trend continues with today 3.4 of the 7.25 billion people on Earth living in cities. We travel always farther, faster, more often. That […]

The Human Bank

  July 2015 is coming to an end and I wish the same could be said of Greece’s financial turmoil.  I am not sure much has been achieved this month, either via the referendum phase or the last chance agreement that was subsequently crafted.  What I know for sure is:  one – hard times are not […]

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