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  • Austria’s transition to a digital economy and society is slower than in other high-income small open European economies. The rate and pace of utilisation of eight main ICT applications shows that Austrian firms follow peer country counterparts with a gap, which has widened in most areas in recent years. Two dynamics drive digital transitions and Austria has room for progress in both of them.…
    Economic Papers on ICT on Monday, 20 November 2017
  • We empirically study the effects of broadband internet diffusion on local election outcomes and on local government policies using rich data from the U.K. Our analysis suggests that the internet has displaced other media with greater news content (i.e., radio and newspapers), thereby decreasing voter turnout, most notably among less-educated and younger individuals. In turn, we find suggestive…
    Economic Papers on ICT on Sunday, 19 November 2017
  • This paper summarizes and connects the main findings of the habilitation project. The important social developments analyzed, result from the demographic change that many economies will face in the future. Especially on the regional level, problems arise due to increasing disparities in population. This challenges the comprehensive pro-vision of public services such as health care or basic…
    Economic Papers on ICT on Sunday, 19 November 2017
  • Ericsson has filed what it is calling a “landmark” end-to-end 5G patent application incorporating numerous inventions from the vendor.

    The patent application combines the work of 130 Ericsson inventors and contains the vendor's complementary suite of 5G innovations.

    “[The application] contains everything you need to build a complete 5G network - from devices, the overall…

    Telecom Asia News on Friday, 17 November 2017
  • Singapore-based private cloud provider ST Telemedia Connect (STT Connect) and US-headquartered Armor have announced a partnership to offer end-to-end secure cloud solutions in Asia-Pacific.

    The collaboration marries STT Connect’s private cloud infrastructure with Armor’s managed security tools. The two companies will deliver a fully integrated and managed security service with end-to-…

    Telecom Asia News on Friday, 17 November 2017