The Origins of the First Global Telecommunications Standards


However as Tom Standage argues in his book The Victorian Internet there was another global telecommunications technology which had similar if not more profound implications for humanity, namely the humble telegraph. ISTO Blog standards telecommunications telegraphic

CIO perspectives on leading agile change

McKinsey & Company

Our Insights Telecommunications DigitalAs agility gains ground, CIOs from the banking and telecom industries came together to discuss challenges and lessons learned from leading agile transformations.


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Entrepreneurship zeitgeist 2030

McKinsey & Company

Our Insights Telecommunications Europe Germany Digital Economic Studies Innovation StrategyMaking start-ups Germany’s next economic powerhouse.

Breaking through the hype: The real-world benefits of 5G connectivity

McKinsey & Company

Our Insights Telecommunications Wireless broadband Mobile Wireless telecommunications IoT Supply chain management IT infrastructure Disruptive Technology5G offers a level of connectivity that could transform the shop floor.

Turning India into a SaaS power

McKinsey & Company

Our Insights High Tech & Internet Telecommunications Media & EntertainmentThe rise of SaaS has dramatically transformed the software industry and opened it to many new players. What will it take for India's SaaS start-ups to thrive in this new era.

Unlocking the value of 5G in the B2C marketplace

McKinsey & Company

Our Insights Telecommunications High Tech & Internet Digital InnovationTelcos are confident they can monetize 5G core in the B2B arena, but the value proposition for consumers is less clear. A slew of promising innovations could change that.

What tech innovation means for the business of fashion

McKinsey & Company

Our Insights High Tech & Internet Telecommunications Media & EntertainmentIn the wake of the pandemic, the industry long better known for art than science is undergoing a dramatic, technology-fueled makeover.

Can Japan finally become a start-up power?

McKinsey & Company

Our Insights High Tech & Internet Telecommunications Media & EntertainmentLong viewed as a relative laggard, Japan’s start-up ecosystem is beginning to come into its own. Investor Paul McInerney sheds light on the evolving environment for entrepreneurs.

Entrepreneurship beyond Silicon Valley

McKinsey & Company

Our Insights High Tech & Internet Media & Entertainment Telecommunications Europe Innovation GrowthInnovation is accelerating in Europe and beyond, making way for a new generation of start-ups.

Digital health: Can gamification be a winning strategy for disease management?

McKinsey & Company

Our Insights High Tech & Internet Telecommunications Media & EntertainmentSidekick Health is out to show that digital therapeutics programs can help patients more effectively manage their chronic conditions.

How online marketplaces are making secondhand fashion a first choice

McKinsey & Company

Our Insights High Tech & Internet Telecommunications Media & EntertainmentOnline resale marketplaces are turning secondhand fashion into a mainstream market. Maximilian Bittner, CEO of Vestiaire Collective, thinks growing interest in sustainability will further fuel the category.

Giving Gen Z customers what they want: A conversation with by.U

McKinsey & Company

Digital Insights Wireless telecommunications Digital Growth InnovationTwo top executives at Telkomsel, Southeast Asia’s largest wireless provider, explain how the company supported a new venture and freed it to succeed on its own terms.

Developer Velocity at work: Key lessons from industry digital leaders

McKinsey & Company

Our Insights TelecommunicationsThe experiences of several high-performing software development organizations in banking and retail offer a road map to excellence.

Vital signs: The growing impact of digital health innovation

McKinsey & Company

Our Insights High Tech & Internet Telecommunications Media & Entertainment DigitalDigital health solutions have the potential to dramatically improve patient care and slow rising costs. Yet achieving that at scale still has obstacles to overcome.

Fueling innovation and filling gaps in Latin America

McKinsey & Company

Our Insights High Tech & Internet Telecommunications Media & EntertainmentA lack of early stage capital on the continent has hampered start-up creation and scaling. MAYA Capital co-founders Lara Lemann and Monica Saggioro are determined to change that.

How tech, media, and telecom winners use talent to stay ahead

McKinsey & Company

Our Insights High Tech & Internet Telecommunications Media & Entertainment OrganizationCertain capabilities matter more for performance than others, particularly when combined in the right way.

Driving motors into a digital, sustainable future

McKinsey & Company

Our Insights High Tech & Internet Telecommunications Media & EntertainmentElectric motors power much of the global economy, and they also waste a quarter of global electricity consumption. Ryan Morris thinks his company can solve this environmental challenge.

Global VC view: Funding startups in the next normal

McKinsey & Company

Our Insights High Tech & Internet Telecommunications Media & Entertainment DigitalThe boom that tech startups have been experiencing has continued through the pandemic. Two leading venture capitalists talk about how investing in them is changing.

Fintech off the shelf: Making an all-in-one approach pay off

McKinsey & Company

Our Insights High Tech & Internet Telecommunications Media & EntertainmentMore and more digital businesses want to be viewed as a fintech provider. Arik Shtilman created a thriving start-up by offering companies a simple way to make that leap.

How capability building can power transformation

McKinsey & Company

Transformation Insights Manufacturing Telecommunications High Tech & Internet Digital Operations Organization

Reliably connecting the workforce of the future (which is now)

McKinsey & Company

Our Insights High Tech & Internet Telecommunications Media & Entertainment Industrial high tech DigitalThe pandemic magnified existing trends and challenges affecting the way workers function. Always-on, cellular-connected devices may now finally break out of their niche.

Common goods: Fighting materials’ impact on climate change

McKinsey & Company

Our Insights High Tech & Internet Telecommunications Media & EntertainmentThe materials used to make physical goods produce a large share of greenhouse gas emissions. Origin Materials thinks it has the solution to that pressing problem.

E(lectric) Commerce: Volta Trucks’ vehicle for sustainable delivery

McKinsey & Company

Our Insights High Tech & Internet Telecommunications Media & EntertainmentCommercial trucks are a major source of emissions in cities. Carl-Magnus Norden thinks his start-up can be the catalyst needed to make the sector more environmentally-friendly.

A blueprint for telecom’s critical reinvention

McKinsey & Company

Our Insights Telecommunications Asia-Pacific China Hong Kong India Northeast Asia Southeast Asia Southern Asia Europe Middle East North and Central America South America Africa Strategy Organization LeadershipThe next generation of telcos will be defined by leaders who act now, risking short-term advantages to seize untapped growth with a holistic approach to transformation.

A battle plan for telcos’ digital-attacker brands

McKinsey & Company

Our Insights Telecommunications High Tech & Internet Organization Growth Innovation Analytics Digital strategy and organizationMany operators need to transform themselves to cope with new market conditions but have had difficulty making an organization-wide overhaul. A smart digital-attacker strategy may be the solution.

Unleashing developers’ full talents: An interview with Twilio’s CEO

McKinsey & Company

Our Insights High Tech & Internet Telecommunications Asia-Pacific Europe North and Central America Organization Marketing & Sales Leadership Innovation Core ITJeff Lawson talks about software’s growing digital supply chain, the future of flexible work, and the origins of both his communications-platform company and his new book, Ask Your Developer.

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes MCM Telecom as a Leader in Mexico and Latin America in the Unified Communications as a Service Corporate Sector

Frost & Sullivan

As leaders in the corporate telecommunications industry, we embrace the responsibility of fulfilling the new digital market needs and support the digital transformation projects of our customers through adaptative innovation for every business needs.” MEXICO DF, MEXICO.

Channel Partner Profile: NTT

Channel Insider

Telecommunications company Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corporation (NTT) is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. Explore NTT's IT profile today

All Things AI Episode 7: How AI can improve efficiency

PLM Alliances

Michael Schaeffer is a Customer Safety & Digital Advertising Professional with over 20 years in the Tech industry, specializing in network engineering, telecommunications, and web development. How might AI play a role in our future, and how can we effectively leverage it's advantages?

Tata Communications Transformation Services Applauded by Frost & Sullivan for Delivering Superior Customer Value with Its Innovative Business Transformation Solutions

Frost & Sullivan

TCTS’ expertise across various telecommunication technologies and processes enables operational excellence and enhanced customer experience resulting in a top quartile NPS. SANTA CLARA Calif.

The Company in the Age of Digital Communications

Compare The Cloud

Currently, thanks to the rise of broadband and cloud services , telecommunications are increasingly fast, native, omnichannel and no longer only carried out between people, but also between applications and connected objects (IoT).

6 Steps to Take Now Before an Emergency Strikes

CenterPoint Group

Organizations are dependent on electricity, gas, telecommunications, sewage and other utilities. Use cell phones, walkie-talkies or other devices that do not rely on electricity as a back-up to your telecommunication system.

Verizon and AT&T Delay 5G Expansion—But Not for Long

Frost & Sullivan

The telecommunication and aviation industries MUST work closely to address any potential safety concerns. However, it will require close coordination between the telecommunication and aviation industries to ensure that the best actions are taken to ensure safe flight operations.

Retail, Banking, and Technology Sectors Driving Global Holistic Web Protection Market, Finds Frost & Sullivan

Frost & Sullivan

Retail, banking and finance, and technology/telecommunications are the three key sectors driving the growth of the holistic web protection market,” said Mikita Hanets , Information & Communication Technologies Research Analyst at Frost & Sullivan.”Due

Enterprise Migration to Cloud-based Communications Creates Growth Opportunities for the Global Desktop and Cordless Phone Market

Frost & Sullivan

SAN ANTONIO – Nov. 30, 2021– Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis of the global desktop and cordless phone market finds that revenues will likely drop to $2.13 billion by 2027 from $2.79

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Epsilon for Its Feature-Rich, On-Demand Network-as-a-Service Platform, Infiny

Frost & Sullivan

About Epsilon Telecommunications.

Comtech Lauded by Frost & Sullivan as Growth Leader in NG911

Frost & Sullivan

next generation 911 (NG911) market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Comtech Telecommunications Corp. About Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Comtech Telecommunications Corp. SANTA CLARA, Calif. July 22, 2021 — Based on its recent analysis of the United States (U.S.)

Flytxt Applauded by Frost & Sullivan for Improving Telcos’ Marketing Agility with Its AI/ML Applications

Frost & Sullivan

As the telecommunications industry transitioned from rule-based to augmented/autonomous marketing, Flytxt adapted its technology using AI, data analytics, and machine learning (ML) to enable hyper-personalization at scale.

There are Standards…and There are Standards


Examples of accredited standards bodies include: IEEE, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) , the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) and American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) to name a few.

Increased Security Needs and Remote Work Spur Asia-Pacific Network Security Market Growth

Frost & Sullivan

Pua added: “On a macro level, stringent regulatory compliance around data privacy and protection continues to be a key market driver, particularly for highly regulated industries, such as BFSI, government, telecommunications, and healthcare, and sectors that have critical infrastructure.”.