A conversation with Vikas Grover, CTO as Avanti Communications, suggests that over the coming decade the satellite industry will be doing a whole lot more than just ‘filling in’ for terrestrial telcos. We talk spectrum, infrastructure, HAPS and much more.
A recent paper from the Special Competitive Studies Project underlines policy recommendations to give the USA a leading position in advanced networks. 6GWorld dives into some of the key issues and recommendations.
Dissolving the Idea of Network Superiority – “I Don’t Know That Our Clients Have Got Their Heads Around That Yet.”
In a recent interview Andy Walker, Accenture’s Global Lead for Communications & Media, the conversation covered a wide variety of topics central to longer-term telecoms strategy and implementation, from skills to cost management and oligopolies.
There are small signs that SMEs might finally be able to get the telecoms services they need in the way they need. We explore the approaches unlocking this huge segment and what they have in common.
6G faces some demands which haven’t faced previous generations; for coverage, and for intelligence at a lower carbon footprint. While these are new for a 3GPP generation, IoT has some experience with this.
As the telecoms world starts moving increasingly to more open and collaborative models to build services, propositions and revenue streams, strategies and philosophies for partnering will become increasingly significant for success. This is, unfortunately, an area where the telecoms industry has tended to do badly, from the desire to control walled gardens of services in the days before 3G to the modern day. Are there ways we can do better as an industry?
The UK regulator Ofcom has recently faced a battle with British broadband providers. While the details are UK-specific, the issues are ones which many in the industry globally will recognise. The challenge? Legacy technologies which are fundamental to the working of the telecoms system.
The ITU, ATIS Next G Alliance, the European Commission and others have all placed the idea not only of secure systems, but trustworthy systems, at the heart of their plans for the next generation of telecoms.
While security by design is a big ask, “trust” may be a bigger one.