New at PTC’20 are “lightning sessions” in the PTC HUB: fast-paced 10-minute talks, tutorials, debates, presentations, or other quick content bites on subjects of interest to PTC Annual Conference attendees.
The SolarSPELL initiative provides unprecedented access to information through the curation and deployment of a digital library to resource-constrained locations around the globe. The project launched in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) in August 2015, thanks to seed funding from a PTC [...]
Hooked on problem solving for the great communication providers of the world, Pedrazzini is a relentless advocate for leveraging green market resources to support shrinking bottom lines and increased customer demand.
Stop anyone on the street of any major city and ask them if they think we live in a 24-7, always-on, always-connected world. If you can get them to put down their smartphone for a moment, they’d probably say “yes.”
At the heart of the world’s most dynamic industry, the most intractable problems seem frustratingly related to people, not technology. Mostly, they seem to reflect inequality, inadequacy, inability, and yes, inclusion, in some form but on a global scale.
In a time of scarce spectrum resource, should we completely rethink how we use spectrum? Should we be focussing on spectrum sharing between different users and even different services? Should we likewise press for local licensing of key spectrum bands?
Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC) is pleased to announce the Call for Participation (CFP) for PTC’20: Vision 2020 and Beyond, 19-22 January 2020. The PTC Program Committee describes PTC’20: Vision 2020 and Beyond as focusing on “what otherwise would be a blur of disruptive technologies, [...]
Tom Cooper, professor of visual and media arts at Emerson College, was recently a guest scholar at multiple California and Hawaii universities, and is also an “ethics expert” for a United Nations project in Vienna and Athens.
It’s officially springtime at last in the Northern Hemisphere, and a good time to… well, claim a springtime for the 5G era. This is no minor wave, but a complete sea change and a once-in-a-generation step in the ICT sector.
While many people assume the lead investors in IoT are manufacturers, as they sensor-enable their devices, we are seeing significant IoT investments by financial services, retail, oil and gas, healthcare, government, and media and entertainment companies as well.
Service providers cannot do everything anymore and they must make choices, claimed Dean Bubley of Disruptive Analysis at the recent PTC’19 Annual Conference. Most telcos will have to pick one to five areas where they can be viable platforms, and partner for everything else, Bubley argued.