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Tesla – the Google of the electricity industry

One of the issues that I often spoke about during my time as a former director of the Global Smart Grid Federation  was that the electricity industry would have to go through a similar transformation process to the one the … Continue reading

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Peering and interconnection key to a competitive American telecoms market

Peering has come back in the news with the FCC mentioning it in its set of reviews of the telecommunications market in the USA, following its Network Neutrality decision. The peering and interconnect issues are going to the heart of … Continue reading

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Education system will hit economic crisis point

E-education has been a sector that BuddeComm predicted would be a leader in digital transformation. However this has not happened. The sector has largely resisted change and is largely unprepared for the massive economic and social changes ahead. The organisation … Continue reading

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The seriously flawed American telecoms market

The recent decision regarding the end of Network Neutrality (NN) in the USA is based on a totally flawed telecoms policy. Once the foundation of a telecoms ‘house’ is fundamentally wrong, whatever is built on top of that will basically … Continue reading

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Cisco’s ‘Net-Connected’ Fridge and the IoE at CES. Again.

By Gary Arlen Cisco demonstrated an Internet-connected refrigerator at CES. The smart ‘fridge knows what’s inside. “Each time you finish a carton of juice or deplete the frozen dinners, it builds a shopping list for your next order to the … Continue reading

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