A leading US provider needed to prepare for long-term aggressive threats within the connectivity ecosystem. Strategy& helped the shopper’s company strategists develop a comprehensive model of the US wireless, wireline, and video subscription market. We then identified attainable disruptive occasions, quantified their impression industry financials, and developed situations to describe attainable futures.
However, already in the Sixties, researchers began to research packet switching, a expertise that sends a message in parts to its destination asynchronously without passing it by way of a centralized mainframe. A four-node community emerged on 5 December 1969, constituting the beginnings of the ARPANET, which by 1981 had grown to 213 nodes. Starting in 1894, Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi began creating a wireless communication utilizing the then newly found phenomenon of radio waves, displaying by 1901 that they could possibly be transmitted across the Atlantic Ocean. Samuel Morse independently developed a version of the electrical telegraph that he unsuccessfully demonstrated on 2 September 1837.