Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment

5 Years to the Automobility Tipping Point?

The tipping point from automobiles to automobility could happen within five years, predicts Lawrence D. Burns, PH.D., a consultant for Waymo and board member of truck platooning provider Peloton Technology. In short, when the customer value is greater than the market price which is greater than the supplier cost, we will see a tipping point […]

Alan Weissberger Optical Networking

NSN Exits Optical Network Business; Who will be the last optical network vendor(s) standing?

Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) is selling its optical networking business unit to private investment firm Marlin Equity Partners, a Los Angeles-based private investment firm with over $1bn of capital under management.  The new company intends to operate as “an industry leader in the fragmented optical networking sector.”   This  transaction is another step in the transformation of […]

Alan Weissberger Wireless

NSN-Alvarion OEM Agreement Has Huge Strategic Implications

Introduction: According to a press release issued today on Alvarion’s web site, Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) will resell Alvarion’s latest mobile WiMAX/ IEEE 802.16e gear to its current and prospective WiMAX customers. The Alvarion equipment to be resold includes the BreezeMAX Base Stations, ASN Gateways and 4Motion Element Management System. NSN will provide deployment, management and maintenance services for […]