Fast forward: how the speed of the internet will develop between now and 2020

This study provides insight in the future upload and download bandwidth demand for residential broadband connections, by answering the following research question: How will upload and download bandwidth change between now and 2020? A prospective quantitative model of bandwidth demand was developed in order to answer the research question. The figure below shows …

Big data for official statistics

The 2014 ESS “Big Data in Official Statistics” event, organised in Rome on 31 st March and 1st April 2014, aimed at contributing to the implementation of the Scheveningen Memorandum, by achieving the following objectives: Increasing awareness of the Big Data challenges in the ESS and propose ways to address …

Prospective study of the market development in the telecom markets for internet, fixed telephony and business network services

Earlier this year, Dialogic examined the developments in the Dutch telecom market in the period 2014-2018, and the impact that it will have on the market shares of various market players. For this study, Dialogic spoke with a large number of (existing and emerging) market players, end users and experts. …

Algorithmically picking the best fiber network out of 281,474,976,710,656 possible combinations

In 2011, a large Dutch national electricity transmission system operator (TSO) approached our consultancy firm for strategic advice and support on the realization of a national fiber network (this was a year before I became involved, so much of the hard, smart work was already done by the time I came …

The Dialogic Platform

The Dialogic Platform enables Dialogic to provide innovative online services based on research and consultancy. The platform not only supports sharing of quantitative research results (‘dashboard’) but also enables real-time linkage, processing and gathering of data. A few unique properties of the Dialogic Platform are: Integrated, real-time workflow from data …

Improving statistical patent valuation indicators using citation data

Businesses increasingly rely on patent valuation in order to evaluate their own position regarding intellectual property, as well as their competitor’s. Being able to statistically valuate patents is regarded by many professionals in the field as the ‘holy grail’ of patent landscaping. Statistical patent valuation is also of high interest …