Technology

The changing technology shifts around the world distilled on GSN
16.1.18

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)...

24.2.17

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...

14.1.17

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,...

06.11.16

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...

29.10.16

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...

29.10.16

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...

20.10.16

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...

13.10.16

High-Speed Infrastructure Takes Hold – Paving the Way for Revenue Streams

Recently there was an important development for the broadband sector when the market share of fibre infrastructure lines finally overtook DSL technologies as the largest on a global level. The fixed broadband...

07.10.16

Fibre Optic Technologies for the Next 50 Years

It might be hard to imagine, but we were already talking about fibre-to-the-home (FttH) networks back in the 1970s and 1980s. This was in the early days of interactive TV, and pay TV and fibre optics were...

24.8.16

Quess and Quantum Communications

In mid August, China launched “QUESS” (Quantum Experiments at Space Scale). This is a new type of satellite which it hopes will be capable of “quantum communications”, supposedly hack-proof, through...

03.8.16

Populism and Hi-Tech

At a recent panel discussion in Berkeley, USA, the topic – The Moral Economy of Tech – was explored. The panel discussed the way hi-tech people in general view themselves and their work, and even though...

Need Some Help?