Tagged: Telecom Council

MEETING RECAP: IoT Forum on Industrial IoT

Author: Telecom Council Staff Silicon Valley Bank opened their doors to the IoT Forum to host a full house for our meeting on Industrial IoT, sponsored by Foghorn. Because of the dropping cost and increasing accuracy of sensors, connectivity to those sensors, cloud computing, and analytics systems, IIoT is capturing the...

The Shifting Role of Telcos in Silicon Valley

Author: Derek Kerton, Chairman at the Telecom Council   The world’s leading phone companies started showing up in Silicon Valley around the turn of the century. At that time, circuit-switched telecom networks were evolving quickly towards an IP-based upgrade, and Silicon Valley networking companies were becoming increasingly relevant. As the...

Telecom Innovation: Bottom-up and Top-down

Author: Derek Kerton, Founder and Chairman of the Telecom Council Telecoms, historically, were driven by and advanced through very vertical development, with a limited number of global vendors and telco labs inventing, designing, and building the solutions they deployed for the world to use. Bell Labs is the best example...