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Does IoT spell the end of Marketing?

There is a lot of talk and excitement in the telecom industry about the Internet of Things. There is a strong belief, a quasi certainty, that we are undergoing a revolution that will significantly transform our lives and our planet. After all, the signs are already there: computers, smartphones have been connected for quite a […]

Overcoming IoT Market Inertia

When the ng Connect Program was founded a number of years ago, the vision of the program was to drive the adoption of LTE. The belief was that by developing an ecosystem and having the members of that ecosystem work together to create example concepts, the adoption of LTE would accelerate due to the usefulness, […]

IOT World USA shines in sunny San Diego

One of the things I like about industry conferences and seminars is that there are always some good takeaways and interesting encounters, even if everything else (venue, speakers, themes, content) is left lacking.  I make a point of writing a blog post offering my thoughts and perspectives after every single event, and bridge this experience […]

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 […]

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