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Inter-Process Communication – building block for the new internet

The blog on the need for a new internet received quite a bit of (international) attention and with the assistance of colleague John Day  would like to elaborate a bit further on this. I mentioned RINA as a good example … Continue reading

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Google and the future of FttH

Many commentators rushed into print when they heard that Craig Barratt, senior vice-president of Google’s parent company Alphabet and CEO of Access (the unit of which Google Fiber is part), stated that he would quit the job and that Google … Continue reading

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Verizon – Yahoo: incumbents never seem to learn

It is amazing that after the dozens of examples of failed business decisions made by telcos in relation to the digital economy Verizon has clearly not learned any lessons and is willing to waste $4.8 billion in its purchase of … Continue reading

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Tesla doing a Google in the Australian electricity industry?

Back in 2001 I established Utilitel, an industry alliance of all the major electricity companies in Australia. The initial set-up was aimed at looking at business opportunities for the utilities in the telecoms industry and over the subsequent years various … Continue reading

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USA fibre investments encouraging further operator expansion

According to data from the FttH Council, the number of homes passed with fibre in the US increased 13% in 2015, year-on-year, to 26 million. Combined with Canada and Mexico, the number of passed homes has reached 34 million. The … Continue reading

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