Telecom and Wireless Articles

From a Telecom’s Perspective: The Future of Everything (via IEEE.org)

A newsletter with the title: “The Future of Everything: Making Sense of the Sensor Revolution from a Telecoms Perspective” was published recently by Martin Geddes on IEEE.org. He writes: “We are in the midst of a revolution in computing, driven by ubiquitous and cheap sensors

The hidden cost of free internet in South Africa

Data remains an expensive luxury in Africa but free internet may not come free Excellent insightful article from Indra de Lanerolle on The Conversation last week on the hidden cost of a free internet in South Africa. Did you know that the cost of one gigabyte of data on

Disruptive Power Lies at the Intersections

When I first started using the term “Combinatorial”, people thought I was making words up. Although I’d like to take credit for the word, I first came across it when reading The Second Machine Age, a fascinating book by Andrew McAfee and Eric Brynjolfsson. I

‘Mobile is now the first [TV] screen’

Scherer added that the TV industry is realising that data will play a crucial role in helping it to increase the size of its audience; to have a stronger relationship with those viewers; to improve its shows; and to forge better partnerships with big brands

Internet more valuable to humans than medicine

The Human Potential of the Internet Study revealed that countries with low access to the internet  were significantly more likely to agree that the access to information, education, politics provided by the internet would improve their quality of life, going so far as to say

Keep the Internet Open and Free

The President did one of the gutsiest things he’s done in the six years he’s been in office yesterday. He came out in favor of treating access to the Internet as a basic and essential service that should be approached like phone calls, electricity, water,