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Rhineland economic model is closest to smart city developments

It is interesting to compare the major economic models in the western world – the American Anglo-Saxon model, the European Rhineland model and the Scandinavian model. The Anglo-Saxon model is very much driven by small government, market-driven economic and social … Continue reading

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International expansion has strengthened the operations of many mobile operators

In 2017 the global mobile market has its sights firmly set on the opportunities offered through mobile data as well as looking for potential new revenues streams presented by the enterprise sector, data mining, 5G and international expansion. Mobile saturation … Continue reading

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No smart energy policy for Australia

My involvement in the Australian energy market started in 2001 when I brought the energy companies together in Sydney. At that time we were looking at utilising their infrastructure to assist the ailing competition in the telecommunications market that was … Continue reading

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The Hitnet story: helping to bridge the digital divide in Australia

An Australian company has made ground-breaking progress in its use of technology to deliver marginalised and disadvantaged communities with an effective means of communicating with the world. Since the launch of a pilot scheme back in Australia back in 2001 … Continue reading

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Australia’s telco market grows slowly with mobile broadband driving growth

The overall telecoms services revenue reached over $42 billion in 2016, a growth of under 1% for the 12 months to June 2016. The overall market is predicted to grow at a stronger rate in 2017. The strongest growth is … Continue reading

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