How can ecosystems respond to soaring mobile data traffic and the risk of exhausting network capacity? Making new spectrum available is an obvious response, but two other elements are rapidly gaining in importance. Frequencies are the fuel for a fantastic mobile future, but it is vital to ensure the spectrum plans and combinations can be [...]
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You might love your devices, your smartphone, tablet, TV or laptop. But it’s no longer the love to the device itself that is that strongest love. As the services we are using become networked, the cloud becomes our love.
City people walk fast. As a matter of fact, the larger the city, the faster they walk. When talking to New Yorkers about everyday life in the city, we met a young man who said he gets so annoyed with the tourists on the sidewalks of the city not keeping up the pace that sometimes [...]
The concept of the connected home isn’t a new one. However, this year it’s certainly been the cause for plenty of conversation. From global events such as the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2012 to the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2012, conversations about seamless connectivity and integration across all devices in and around the home [...]
As a communications industry veteran who works at the forefront of foresighting it’s not a surprise that I own 28 digital devices and am likely to be one of the most advanced device users in the world. But I’ll tell you what is remarkable, and that is that the gap between the devices my sister [...]
In this video, I talk about how new technologies are revolutionizing education.
Broadband, computers and mobile devices are changing the way students learn and challenging the traditional ways schools work. Increased connectivity makes information accessible from anywhere and at any time, which means any space can be a space for learning.
I just heard another person talking about the iPot (note to editor, that’s not a typo) here at La Fira. So I had to look it up.
There was a bit of buzz about near field communications (NFC) in the media leading up to Mobile World Congress. The focus this year has been on the big credit card companies, but there is also a huge NFC market in the developing world where many people have little or no banking service at all.
I’ve only been in Barcelona for two days and I’m already homesick, so I started my morning at the GSMA Connected Home exhibit here at La Fira. Connecting household devices isn’t exactly a new idea, but what is showing some promise is that a lot of the exhibitors are trying to connect consumers to the [...]