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We have to ignore technology to get value out of the IoT (and, um, technology)

We have to ignore technology to get value out of the IoT (and, um, technology)

Written by on November 18, 2016 in Opinion with 0 Comments

“Calling something the IoT, the ‘Internet of Things,’ simply means you haven’t found the value in it”. So said Mark Gregory, senior economist with EY, at the recent Great Telco Debate. Others, including Marcus Weldon, President of Bell Labs, echoed the sentiment. Indeed, as Weldon says of the state of the telecoms industry, “we are […]

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The Great Telco Debate 2016, a status report on the digital telco

The Great Telco Debate 2016, a status report on the digital telco

Written by on November 8, 2016 in Opinion with 0 Comments

The motion that a ‘telco is irrelevant in the IoT’ was squashed by the majority of attendees at the Great Telco Debate a year ago. It was as if someone had turned the lights up. The relief was palpable. The same motion, in 2014, would have been passed, without doubt. During the year leading up […]

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