Telecoms is too important to leave up to traditional fixed and mobile operators. Thanks to the “democratisation” of shared spectrum, virtualised networks, fibre and cloud – plus the demands of industry, government and local communities – a plethora of new service providers are emerging to fill the gaps. This report is intended as a “spotter’s guide” to the categories of network owners and operators.
The success of digital economies is underpinned by the growth of the Internet. Our analysis of a number of economies shows that enlightened policy is more important than the wealth of the populace or any other measure. What are the key lessons?
Internet video is a tightly-coupled system – so changes in the user interface, like the iPhone, can force seismic shifts in the physical infrastructure.
Online Video demand patterns are becoming clearer but a working economic model is not. What’s next? (July 2008)