Category Archives: Patrik Karrberg

Jun 11 2013

Smartphones, platforms and business models: policies for the apps economy

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The combination of mobile technologies and cloud computing lower the cost of experimentation and innovation in what we can call the “apps economy”. Patrik Karrberg at LSETech shows how an understanding of delivery platforms, especially its architecture and related business … Continue reading

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May 24 2013

Report of the LSE Network Economy Conference 2013: policies and strategies for a revival of the European Telecom and Internet Sector

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The LSE Tech group held a Network Economy conference on 13 May on the theme “The need for a revival of the European Telecom and Internet Sector: Policies and Business Strategy”. Among the 75 participants we had regulators, telecom operators, … Continue reading

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Apr 25 2013

Spectrum allocation for emergency services in the UK and Europe: An open set of questions to be researched

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In light of the upcoming changes that we may foresee in spectrum allocation, Silvia Elaluf-Calderwood, Jonathan Liebenau and Patrik Karrberg outline key questions on spectrum allocation for emergency services in the UK and Europe. The ITU World Radio communication Conference 2012 … Continue reading

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Apr 19 2013

Workshop summary: Fourth LSE Network Economy Forum 25 March 2013

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The latest half-day workshop at London School of Economics was attended by 39 invited people who focused on the theme “Policies for a sustainable telecommunications and internet sector in Europe”. Participants included regulators, telecom operators, internet application firms, financial analysts, … Continue reading

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Mar 14 2013

Near Field Communications [NFC]: Privacy, Regulation, and Business Models

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LSE Tech has been engaged over the past few years in numerous projects that have been supported by public and private organizations. One of these studies is on near field communications [NFC] in partnership with Nokia and completed in 2012. … Continue reading

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Feb 26 2013

Economics of the cloud: Employment effects in two exemplary sectors in the USA, the UK, Germany and Italy

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It is commonly felt that cloud computing will bring changes to information handling practices with widespread effects on organizational structures and strategies. In this post, Jonathan Liebenau and Patrik Karrberg show how better models to assess the economic effects of … Continue reading

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Feb 21 2013

European Internet Traffic: Indicator of Growth and Competition in Digital Services – A summary

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In a recent blog, LSE Tech argued that the European telecommunication sector’s business structure is experiencing significant challenges. Here, Patrik Karrberg, Jonathan Liebenau and Silvia Elaluf-Calderwood takes one step further by looking at the current dynamics of the internet routing … Continue reading

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Jan 21 2013

The rise of digital services poses new challenges for Europe’s telecom operators and their regulators

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The massive expansion of online services and mobile applications in recent years means that many of Europe’s traditional telecoms operators must reassess their business structures to remain viable. Jonathan Liebenau, Silvia Elaluf-Calderwood and Patrik Karrberg look at the challenges now … Continue reading

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