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Summing up the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) is one of the most talked about digital technology enablers. IoT is already transforming established industries including creating entirely new business models and the pace of change is increasing. But what exactly is the current “state of play”, what are the most promising applications areas and what should companies be doing about it?

Why digital learning is so important?

Education is one of the slowest sectors to take up digital technology. It remains largely structured to suit educationalists not students and is focused on early stage education – once in the adult world, education opportunities are limited. Digital technology can have a transformative impact including making education student-centred, providing better lifelong learning and widening access.

How Over the Top is transforming the telecom sector?

The old business model for telecommunication operators mainly involves selling voice minutes and messaging. This is rapidly diminishing and being replaced by the sale of broadband connectivity. But this allows the Internet giants and others to operate telecommunication services over networks they don’t run or pay for. What, if anything, should telecommunication operators, regulators and other players do about this?

The role of 5G in the digital revolution

Early 5G mobile technology will be operational by 2020 in time for the Tokyo Olympics. But it is getting harder to define the objectives for new generation mobile systems and the role of 5G is not yet clear, let alone the technology. 5G will undoubtedly have a fundamental impact in multiple sectors, but what will these be and what should be done in preparation?