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Robert Pepper

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Is Your Country Ready For The Internet Of Everything?

(0) Comments | Posted April 23, 2014 | 10:15 AM

The World Economic Forum launched the 2014 Global Information Technology Report (GITR) today, and the annual assessment provides insight into two questions: where will see the next evolution of the Internet take hold, and how can we as a society improve on Big Data?

The report includes...

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The Alliance For Affordable Internet

(1) Comments | Posted October 7, 2013 | 9:28 AM

It is no secret that mobile phones are conquering the world. With more than 6.8 billion mobile subscriptions worldwide, the current and future impact of mobile phones is staggering.

And although mobiles are linking voices from the farthest corners of our planet, only a fraction of those...

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Broadband's Unfinished Business

(2) Comments | Posted September 24, 2013 | 9:36 AM

The UN Broadband Commission reminded us last week that broadband access is nearly everywhere, and is becoming wireless. Their new report, "State of Broadband 2013: Universalizing Broadband," highlights how mobile broadband is "growing faster than any technology in human history" and how over 70 countries have Internet penetration...

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The Key to Social and Economic Development? Broadband Adoption

(24) Comments | Posted July 10, 2013 | 4:54 PM

Two Asian nations -- Korea and Singapore -- have managed to leapfrog multiple stages of economic development and have transformed into economic miracles. This comes as no accident, in part, because both have taken a planned approach to technological development, starting with national broadband plans, which has led to increased...

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Accelerating Economic Growth Through Mobile Broadband

(0) Comments | Posted November 27, 2012 | 4:36 PM

We've all experienced how the Internet has changed our lives in the way we work, play and communicate with family and friends. We see how institutions are becoming more productive, offering new services and helping transform education, health care and the places we live.

While these changes are visible and...

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