Tech Policy Trends 2024
Delivering a fully connected nation – Part one: Taking stock
Healing with Algorithms: Creating a safe environment for AI’s integration into healthcare
Connecting Fiji: The opportunity for growth and prosperity from subsea internet investment
Securing the final frontier: British perspectives on commercial defence in space

Tech Policy Trends 2024

How will the next 12 months shape the future of technology, policy, and regulation? Digital innovation is shaping the future of society like never before. In 2023, AI has taken the world by storm, the race to dominate Low Earth Orbit has accelerated, and digital trade has consolidated its position as the key to rapid,…

14 Dec 2023 - Opinion

Delivering a fully connected nation – Part one: Taking stock

My new book – “Emperor Ofcom’s New Clothes” – set out how a focus on market forces for managing spectrum and mobile networks has resulted in networks that have less coverage and capacity than would be optimal for most countries. The book works through a detailed assessment of how this came to happen in the…

4 Mar 2024 - Opinion

Healing with Algorithms: Creating a safe environment for AI’s integration into healthcare

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has the potential to transform diagnostics, medical research, and patient experiences. Despite this, several obstacles stand in the way of AI’s widespread adoption in the healthcare industry, potentially hindering its growth and development. In this context, it is crucial to strike a balance between realising the advantages of AI while simultaneously safeguarding…

13 Mar 2024 - AI Policy Lab reports

Connecting Fiji: The opportunity for growth and prosperity from subsea internet investment

The widespread adoption of digital technologies, such as Artificial Intelligence, will require investments in digital infrastructure to ensure connectivity and resilience. Collaborations encompassing local governments, private sector actors, telecom carriers, and/or digital firms have often worked to expand digital infrastructure. One successful example is the South Pacific Connect Initiative, which establishes two new transpacific subsea…

7 Feb 2024 - Reports

Securing the final frontier: British perspectives on commercial defence in space

In a statement on 15 January, the United Kingdom’s Secretary of Defence, Grant Shapps, declared that “The era of the peace dividend is over and 2024 will mark an inflexion… and for Britain, this government will continue to invest to deter, lead, and defend”. In a subsequent speech at Lancaster House in London, Shapps highlighted…

19 Feb 2024 - Opinion

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Access Alert: UK Prime Minister Sunak announces snap election on 4 July 2024

Access Alert: UK Prime Minister Sunak announces snap election on 4 July 2024

The UK general election campaign is officially in full swing, with election day set for 4 July 2024. Polling suggests the country is on course for the first Labour government in 14 years, though Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is hoping to defy the odds. Timing and rationale The decision to call for a general election…

23 May 2024 Opinions
Key Takeaways from the AI Seoul Summit 2024

Key Takeaways from the AI Seoul Summit 2024

The second AI Safety Summit in Seoul, South Korea, concluded with advancements in AI governance and international cooperation. Over two...

22 May 2024 Opinions
Key Takeaways from the APEC Ministers Responsible for Trade and Second Senior Officials Meeting

Key Takeaways from the APEC Ministers Responsible for Trade and Second Senior Officials Meeting

Member economies from the 21 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) countries convened in Arequipa, Peru, from May 4-18. Several working groups...

20 May 2024 Opinions
Catalysing Change in Latin America’s Tech and Eco Spheres

Catalysing Change in Latin America’s Tech and Eco Spheres

In this episode of LATAM Digital from Access Partnership, join host Geusseppe and special guest Juan David Aristizabal for a...

17 May 2024 Opinions

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Strengthening Singapore’s AI Leadership with Google

Strengthening Singapore’s AI Leadership with Google

Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications and tools, including generative AI, are unlocking significant economic benefits. From automating repetitive tasks to boosting...

26 May 2024 Reports
Android’s Economic and Social Impact in Mexico

Android’s Economic and Social Impact in Mexico

Mexico is one of the fastest-growing mobile economies in the region, offering a relatively young and expanding mobile market with...

26 Apr 2024 Reports
Driving Brazil’s app ecosystem: The economic impact of Google Play and Android

Driving Brazil’s app ecosystem: The economic impact of Google Play and Android

With the largest Internet population in Latin America and the fourth-largest market for app adoption globally, Brazil is an established...

15 Apr 2024 Opinion
Responsible AI Readiness Index (RARI)

Responsible AI Readiness Index (RARI)

In an era where AI increasingly influences every aspect of society, the need for responsible and ethical practices has become...

11 Apr 2024 General

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Americas RISE for Health: Private Sector Insights

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