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Ericsson Presentation: City life in the Networked Society - Economist Event Lagos May 2012

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Ericsson's Alan Triggs, Head of Operations for Sub-Saharan Africa presentation at the Economist Event, Lagos May 2012.

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Ericsson Presentation: City life in the Networked Society - Economist Event Lagos May 2012

  1. 1. City Life in The Networked Society Alan Triggs Head of Operations Ericsson sub-Saharan Africa
  2. 2. Future Cities – Lagos 2012 | Public | © Ericsson AB 2012 | 2012-05-31 | Page 2 On the Brink of the networked society 1875 1900 1925 1950 1975 2000 2025 ~0.5 BPLACES 5.0 BPEOPLE 50 BTHINGSBillion 50 5 1
  3. 3. Future Cities – Lagos 2012 | Public | © Ericsson AB 2012 | 2012-05-31 | Page 3 The world is going urban 1900 16 cities of one million or more 2010 442 cities Source: National Geographic, December 2011 (illustration, no exact position or number of cities)
  4. 4. Future Cities – Lagos 2012 | Public | © Ericsson AB 2012 | 2012-05-31 | Page 4 Urbanization explosion Billions 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 20502010 2020 2030 2040 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 URBAN POPULATION RURAL POPULATION Source: United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division ”Our future existence as a species is, inevitably, an urban one” World Policy Journal
  5. 5. Future Cities – Lagos 2012 | Public | © Ericsson AB 2012 | 2012-05-31 | Page 5 ..And Growth is accelerating 7,500 People per hour 70% in cities by 2050 2% of the earth’s surface 75% of energy consumption 80% of CO2 emissions
  6. 6. Future Cities – Lagos 2012 | Public | © Ericsson AB 2012 | 2012-05-31 | Page 6 Diversity powers innovation Innovation Productivity Economic growth
  7. 7. Future Cities – Lagos 2012 | Public | © Ericsson AB 2012 | 2012-05-31 | Page 7 Connectivity drives a New kind of creativity By and for the few The genius The masterpiece The pen & pencil The given moment The studio & the lab The monologue Old By and for all The community The mosaic of small ideas The computer & mobile & pen & pencil The continuous torrent Anywhere The dialogue NeW
  8. 8. Future Cities – Lagos 2012 | Public | © Ericsson AB 2012 | 2012-05-31 | Page 8 Innovations move From ”green” to ”smart” › Green and Intelligent technologies will converge Smart is not only about adding technology, but about utilizing technology to achieve a sustainable future Smart Mobility Smart Energy Smart Buildings
  9. 9. Future Cities – Lagos 2012 | Public | © Ericsson AB 2012 | 2012-05-31 | Page 9 highmediumlow mediumhigh 908070 1006050403020100 Bringing Social, Economic & Environmental benefits Cairo Beijing Buenos Aires Delhi Dacca IstanbulJakarta KarachiLagos Seoul Los Angeles Manila Mexico City Moscow Paris New York São Paulo London Shanghai Singapore Stockholm Sydney Tokyo MumbaiJohannesburg 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 Triple bottom line leverage from ICT Social, Economic & Environmental benefits ICT Maturity Networked Society City Index “1000 additional broadband users = approx 80 new jobs created” Source = Ericsson, 2011, Networked Society City Index (report),
  10. 10. Future Cities – Lagos 2012 | Public | © Ericsson AB 2012 | 2012-05-31 | Page 10 Networked Society AN African Perspective 2009 Source: http://manypossibilities.net/african-undersea-cables
  11. 11. Future Cities – Lagos 2012 | Public | © Ericsson AB 2012 | 2012-05-31 | Page 11 2009 ..2010 Networked Society AN African Perspective Source: http://manypossibilities.net/african-undersea-cables
  12. 12. Future Cities – Lagos 2012 | Public | © Ericsson AB 2012 | 2012-05-31 | Page 12 Networked Society AN African Perspective 2009 ..2010 ..2012! Source: http://manypossibilities.net/african-undersea-cables
  13. 13. Future Cities – Lagos 2012 | Public | © Ericsson AB 2012 | 2012-05-31 | Page 13 Cities transformed In the Networked Society Connectivity to drive the Innovation Smart Cities to meet your Challenges
  14. 14. Future Cities – Lagos 2012 | Public | © Ericsson AB 2012 | 2012-05-31 | Page 14 In the networked society people, knowledge, devices, and information are networked for the growth of society, life and business. Vision Thank You

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