The changing technology shifts around the world distilled on GSN

What Is the Future for Mobile Network Operators?

The telecommunications industry continues to resist structural change, but the reality is that if it doesn’t transform then technology will do this for it. We have seen the fixed telecom operators slowly...


Transition of the Telecoms Industry Is Overdue

It is interesting to observe the changes in the telecommunications environment over the last few decades. Before the internet predecessor videotex arrived in the late 1970s early 1980s, 90% of telecommunications...


Smart Cities Should Be Based on Social Considerations

A smart city is one where information technology is employed to heighten efficiency and share information with the public, improving people’s quality of life. The smartest city in the world at the...


Next on the US Telecoms Agenda - Downgrading Broadband

The US telecoms industry lobby, American Telephone & Telegraph (AT&T), Verizon and Comcast have successfully pushed their regulator, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), to get rid of net...


Net Neutrality -- Not a Serious Issue Outside America

Most countries do not have to fear internet quality problems in the same way as the USA. Back in 1996, broadband was classified as a content service and not a telecom service. Therefore, telephone companies (telcos)...


Smart Cities - We Can All Make a Difference

We may all have our different cultures, but our shared values are universal. Here at BuddeComm, we provide a critical link in the chain of communication and believe that the more contact we have with each...


How Can Smart Communities Assist in Addressing Populism?

The fact that the election of Donald Trump came as such a shock shows the deep division, especially in America, between the people in the upper echelons of society and those who are less-educated, under-serviced,...


India's Mobile Market Continues to Boom

Telecoms infrastructure Despite setbacks, India continues to be one of the fastest growing major telecoms markets in the world. It is also one of the largest. Sweeping reforms introduced by successive...


Technology and the Fight Against Inequality

Referring to our recent report, Smart Cities – How cities can contribute to social stability and security, I agree with the general notion in public media that technological and economic developments...


The Next Development in Wireless Broadband

In the United States, the Federal Communications Commission, which regulates interstate communication, has started discussion of the next level of telecoms in the wireless market, aimed at making spectrum...


Telecoms Infrastructure Improvements Planned for Micronesia

Similar to other Pacific Islands, Micronesia is at the mercy of natural disasters and environmental changes such as rising sea levels brought about by climate change. The 607 small islands which make up...

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