The changing technology shifts around the world distilled on GSN

Big Data for the Common Good of Local Communities

Big data could be one of the most important tools to assist human society in the future. Our increasingly complex society will be able to continue to move forward based on rational, scientific facts...


Will 5G Trigger Smart City PPP Collaboration?

As discussed in previous analyses, the arrival of 5G will trigger a totally new development in telecommunications. Not just in relation to better broadband services on mobile phones – it will also generate...


Disruptive Technology Can Benefit Our Society

There are plenty of discussions concerning the various disruptions that are taking place all around us. But it is not only industries and markets that are being disrupted; it is also happening in both...


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...

Need Some Help?

maintained by