Essentiality testing of telecommunications patents

In this study, we investigated the technical and institutional feasibility of a system that ensures better essentiality scrutiny for Standard Essential Patents (SEPs). We first studied the state of the art on essentiality assessment in literature, court cases involving larger scale essentiality assessments, essentiality assessment in patent pools, and the …

Managing AI use in telecom infrastructures

Telecom infrastructures are of vital importance to society. More and more applications depend on well-functioning, reliable and always available telecom services. The Dutch Radiocommunications Agency (Agentschap Telecom) oversees these in the Netherlands. The emergence of Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications has not only fundamentally changed the nature of the telecom sector …

Possibilities for the Dutch 450 MHz PAMR spectrum in relation to continuity of smart meters

In 2020 Dialogic finished a study on how the operation of smart electricity meters can be guaranteed after November 17, 2024. On that date, the current permit for the use of the Dutch 450-470 MHz PAMR band (Public Access Mobile Radio) will expire. This spectrum is used to provide the …

Darker fiber: the hidden, semi public fiber networks in the Netherlands

In the Netherlands various fiber infrastructures have been deployed over time for various (semi) public applications – many of which are only used by a single organisation. Some of these networks have large amounts of extra capacity. For the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, Dialogic conducted a study on these …

Are the Dutch insufficiently prepared for cyber attacks?

Dutch public and private organisations are not sufficiently protected against cyber threats. This is the conclusion of a study performed by the Rathenau Institute and Dialogic. The Netherlands is one of the most ICT-intensive economies in the world, and an attractive target for cyber criminals. The largest threat consists of foreign intelligence agencies …

The COBRA fibre optic cable between the Netherlands and Denmark

TenneT and Energinet.dk have recently started work on realizing a 326 kilometer long undersea HVDC (high voltage, direct current) cable between the Netherlands and Denmark. Following advice of Dialogic, this cable will have a fibre optic cable attached. The cable is expected to enter service beginning 2019. On the Danish side, …