“It’s Telecom, Jim, but Not as We Know It”

David Snow
David Snow

Summary Bullets:

  • Telecoms announcements these days are routinely full of VoLTE rollouts and NFV implementation headlines.
  • However, below the headlines, two recent announcements from Africa were subtly different and perhaps all the more significant for it.

Apparently the phrase from which this blog title was adapted – “It’s life, Jim, but not as we know it” – wasn’t actually said in the Star Trek series, but subsequently misattributed. Perhaps it caught on because the phrase aptly captures the sense of surprise when something familiar, yet not quite the same, is encountered. Continue reading ““It’s Telecom, Jim, but Not as We Know It””