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The Hague Tech Conference - Impact of Networks & Comms on Smart Cities

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Presentation given by Dean Bubley of Disruptive Analysis at the The Hague Technology conference in the Netherlands on October 15th 2014.

Covers developments in networking & communications technology impacting the evolution of Smart Cities. Covers the role of telecom operators, M2M / IoT, embedded voice & video capabilites, APIs, new wireless technologies and the implications for 5G mobile standards

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The Hague Tech Conference - Impact of Networks & Comms on Smart Cities

  1. 1. Smart Cities: Network & Communications Perspective Dean Bubley, Disruptive Analysis Hague Telecom, October 15th 2014 dean.bubley@disruptive-analysis.com @disruptivedean
  2. 2. A set of different perspectives on Smart Cities Everything as a service? Or everything as a function? Wireless network realities & considerations Telecom operators: roles & innovation strategy How voice & video fit in Mobile data service models Towards 5G Copyright Disruptive Analysis Ltd 2014 October 2014 Technology capabilities & limitations are critical considerations – but there needs to be as much focus on design, organisational dynamics and “Intent & Purpose”
  3. 3. Service Product Feature Function Copyright Disruptive Analysis Ltd 2013 September 2014
  4. 4. The need for enablers & APIs •Big data & analytics •Sensors & displays •Coordination & orchestration City Level •3G, 4G, 5G, WiFi, White-Space etc. availability & robustness •New wholesale & operational/business models •Security & identity Network Level •Cloud & virtualised functions •Embedded communications – voice, video, interaction •Context & “purpose” awareness Web/App Level Copyright Disruptive Analysis Ltd 2014 October 2014
  5. 5. Wireless networks are not a “solved” problem Congestion Indoor / black-spot coverage difficulties Mobility & unpredictability Power consumption Security & privacy Roaming (national & international) Who owns & controls WiFi? Who is the network operator for cellular? (MNC liberalisation) Copyright Disruptive Analysis Ltd 2014 October 2014
  6. 6. Why telcos are interested in Smart Cities Copyright Disruptive Analysis Ltd 2014 October 2014 Beyond Peak Telephony
  7. 7. Cities & Telcos: similarities & differences Cities & Municipalities Telecom Operators Complex legacy infrastructure Complex legacy infrastructure Consumer & business “customers” Consumer & business “customers” New risks: competition, security, environmt New risks: competition, security, environmt Limited historic web & software skill Limited historic web & software skill Large but uncoordinated data assets Large but uncoordinated data assets Central control vs. ground-up disruption Central control vs. ground-up disruption Incremental infrastructure upgrades “Generational” infrastructure upgrades Core functions & services stable Core functions & services threatened Changing population demographics Changing device/behaviour demographics Technical stds for services fragmented Tech stds for services losing relevance Copyright Disruptive Analysis Ltd 2014 October 2014
  8. 8. Telcos’ innovation models need to evolve Copyright Disruptive Analysis Ltd 2014 October 2014 Telco / SP End-user Vendors & standards Services creation Services consumption
  9. 9. New stakeholders in services creation Copyright Disruptive Analysis Ltd 2014 Sep 2014 Telco / SP End-user Vendors & standards Services creation Experiences consumption Experiences curator Experiences designer Experiences developer Cloud API player IT vendor Platform creation Open- source In-house develop- ment Element creation
  10. 10. The vision: voice & video comms everywhere Copyright Disruptive Analysis Ltd 2014 October 2014
  11. 11. WebRTC democratises voice & video Copyright Disruptive Analysis Ltd 2014 October 2014 Million WebRTC devices, year-end Source: Disruptive Analysis 2014 Edition WebRTC Report
  12. 12. Devices & IoT WebRTC use-cases & platforms Copyright Disruptive Analysis Ltd 2014 October 2014 Enterprise Telcos SPs Cloud Platforms, APIs & SDKs Tool & Enablers Consumer Web/Apps Smart City opportunities for communications embedded everywhere
  13. 13. Embedded comms: Smart City use-cases Copyright Disruptive Analysis Ltd 2014 October 2014 Purposeful comms Contextual comms Standalone comms •Gamification of energy use monitoring •Improved security eg 2-way video authentication •Sentiment analysis •Video telehealth •Citizen portals with help & “data push” capability •Interactive displays •Workforce automation •Videoconferencing to reduce travel •Public emergency call buttons •Worker collaboration tools
  14. 14. Accessibility & blind/visually impaired €70k/guide-dog = a lot of robots, apps & access-aware computing & comms 1 billion people with some form of disability: change dependency to productivity (With thanks to Chris Lewis @Chr1sLew1s ) Copyright Disruptive Analysis Ltd 2014 October 2014
  15. 15. WebRTC-enabled “things” already here Copyright Disruptive Analysis Ltd 2014 October 2014
  16. 16. Internet vs. Not Internet? Neutrality questions… Copyright Disruptive Analysis Ltd 2014 October 2014 Internet services Non-Internet services New non-Internet M2M/IoT Internet VoIP Web streaming Normal mobile apps Public cloud Internet M2M/IoT Neutral/Best-efforts Managed/QoS-enabled Smart City services?
  17. 17. IoT/Smart City = potential new mobile data oppo Copyright Disruptive Analysis Ltd 2014 October 2014 - 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 M2M/IoT priority data Public safety priority roaming data Public venue specialised data $bn incremental mobile data revenue, global Source: 2014 Disruptive Analysis Non-Neutral Mobile Broadband report
  18. 18. Specifying 5G needs to be multi-stakeholder Copyright Disruptive Analysis Ltd 2014 October 2014 Mobile operators NGMN Network vendors 3GPP Standards 4G LTE
  19. 19. Specifying 5G needs to be multi-stakeholder Copyright Disruptive Analysis Ltd 2014 October 2014 5G MNOs Govt & cities Large Co’s App Co’s Users Requirements Telco Vendors M2M & IoT Acad- emia Web Co’s IT vendors Innovations 5G must not just be another telco/vendor-defined technology. Other parties – Cities, App/Internet players, Transport & other players need to be involved
  20. 20. Concluding thoughts & disruptions End-goal of ambient & embedded “smartness”… … but needs work on networks & enablers/APIs… … & attention to design & organisational issues Human-to-human comms evolving in parallel to M2M Telcos have opportunities, but need to change culture Regulators have much to think about Final disruptive thought: Will we see BYOSmartCity instead of planning? Copyright Disruptive Analysis Ltd 2014 October 2014
  21. 21. www.disruptive-analysis.com disruptivewireless.blogspot.com @disruptivedean information@disruptive-analysis.com Skype:disruptiveanalysis WebRTC: appear.in/disruptiveanalysis Copyright Disruptive Analysis Ltd 2014 October 2014

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