By Bruce Sterling

If the hype is to be believed then the subsequent colossal factor is the web of items. yet is it what you're thinking that it truly is? as the web of items isn't approximately issues on the net. a global during which all our family instruments can converse with one another might sound vaguely invaluable, yet it’s probably not for us shoppers.

The net of items serves the pursuits of the know-how giants, of their epic wrangles with one another. And it's they who will flip the jargon of “smart cities” and “smart homes” right into a self-fulfilling prophesy. during this piercing and provocative essay, Bruce Sterling tells the tale of an concept that simply won’t depart simply because there’s an excessive amount of funds to be made and an entire global to regulate.

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Die Marktregulierung sowie die Vergabe von Frequenzen und Wegerechten werden in den folgenden Unterabschnitten eingehend vorgestellt. 2 Marktregulierung Die länderübergreifende Gestaltung der Marktregulierung in der Europäischen Union sieht, gemäß einer EU-Richtlinie, eine ex-ante Regulierung von Telekommunikationsunternehmen mit beträchtlicher Marktmacht vor (EP/Rat der EU 2002). Ex-ante Regulierung bedeutet, dass z. B. eine Entgeltkontrolle bereits vor dem Angebot eines Dienstes am Markt durch eine Regulierungsbehörde vollzogen wird.

Anbieter sind an langfristigen stabilen Rückflüssen interessiert. Klassische Anbieter der Infrastrukturschicht sind Stadtwerke, Energieversorgungsunternehmen, Bahnunternehmen, Betreiber von Sendemasten und Netzbetreiber mit eigenen passiven Infrastrukturen (z. B. Deutsche Telekom). Dienste in der Netzwerkschicht dienen dem Betrieb von aktiven Telekommunikationsnetzen. Aktive Infrastrukturen beinhalten Systeme auf der Bitübertragungsschicht (L1), auf der Sicherungsschicht (L2) und auf der Vermittlungsschicht (L3).

Laptopproduzenten) besetzt. Bereitstellung von Internetanwendungen: Die Bereitstellung von Internetanwendungen beruht auf der Entwicklung und dem Betrieb von Soft- und Hardware für informationsverarbeitende Endsysteme. Diese Aktivitäten liegen vorwiegend im Kompetenzbereich von IT-Firmen. Navigation: Wertschöpfungsaktivitäten im Segment Navigation dienen der Unterstützung und Verbesserung der Navigation und Steuerung im Internet durch die Entwicklung von spezieller Hard- und Software (Zerdick et al.

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