Avoiding Allentown

Posted on Friday, February 08, 2019

On Wednesday (February 7 2019), the Colombian government introduced its 2018 – 2019 Development Plan. Its third objective is Increase direct support to companies for productive modernization and Industry 4.0 appears as a significant part of this objective and in many other parts of the plan. The TV news report I saw on the night […]

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I can’t tell patience from fear

Posted on Tuesday, October 23, 2018

TMForum has published its third ‘Digital Transformation Tracker’ a semi-annual industry survey to assess how advanced CSPs are in their digital transformation (DT) plans. Things are improving but not as much as TMForum had expected – or perhaps hoped. TMForum is a global association of operators (CSPs) and vendors that historically has worked on operations […]

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IoT, Digital Transformation and faster cat videos

Posted on Thursday, August 02, 2018

This thought went through my mind at three separate times in the last week. Once when listening to a new survey on Internet use in Colombia, once when reading a Nokia announcement about a contest to find interesting IoT applications in Brazil and once when reading an email from TMForum. First the Nokia contest because […]

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My comments on 5G in Colombia (YouTube link)

Posted on Friday, June 22, 2018

This is an interview in Spanish that I did after my presentation to ACIEMTelecom 2017 on 5G in Latin America. Here are the conclusions from my presentation. 5G technology advances rapidly      But there is a lack of work in the business plans for a massive deployment.      The first use will be for wireless […]

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