Paul Budde

Paul Budde

Managing Director of Paul Budde Communication
Joined on February 4, 2009 – Australia
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Paul Budde is the managing director of Paul Budde Communication (trading as BuddeComm), a global independent telecommunications research and consultancy company, which includes 45 national and international researchers in 15 countries.

His website ( has 2,000 research reports covering 170 countries, 400 companies and 200 technologies and applications. The company operates what is believed to be the largest telecommunications research service on the Internet and has over 3,000 customers in 80 different countries.

Paul is frequently interviewed on radio and television current affairs and news programs, as well as by the leading national and international financial and business press. He is quoted in company prospectuses and his knowledge of the industry is a valuable resource at the governmental level. He provides strategic advice on telecoms and digital economy policies to governments on three continents.

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Putting Cyber Threats Into Perspective

We Urgently Need a New Internet

The World is in Need of Transformative Solutions

How to Move Cybersecurity Forward in a More Positive Way

Did Google's Infrastructure Coup Work?

Consumers Are the Serfs of the Feudal Internet Companies

Low Cost Economy Depends on Ubiquitous Affordable High Speed Broadband

Consumers Are the Serfs of the Feudal Internet Companies

Title II Will Have Little Effect on Telecom Developments in The USA

Net Neutrality Undermining Spreads to Developing Countries

Let American Telcos and Cablecos Merge - But Declare Infrastructure a Utility

The Two Sides of Net Neutrality

Broadband and Household Income

Mobiles Moving Into Fixed Networks

Chromecast Set to Revolutionise the TV

America Closing Down Its Copper Network - So What's Next?

Broadband - The American Way

WCIT-12 Disappoints, More Work to Be Done

WCIT Off to a Flying Start

Report on the Eve of WCIT

Are We Giving Up On Broadband Equality?

Is the Future of the Internet at Risk?

Spectrum Key to Broadband Utility

FttH Is Not About High-Speed Internet Access - It Is About the Internet of Things

Desperate Attempts to Drag the USA Into the Digital Economy

America Planning for the Closure of Its Copper Network

World First: Merger of a Telco and a Power Company

We Need Smarter Governments to Manage a Changing Global Environment

Why Wireless Broadband Is No Alternative to FttH

AT Kearney Takes Side With Incumbent Telcos to Defend the Old World

Lessons from Egypt: We Need to Protect Our Connected Minds

WiFi in All U.S. Federal Buildings


Who Controls Spectrum in the USA?

American National Broadband Plan Good First Step

Are Google, Microsoft and Apple the Next Utilities in Telecoms?

Does the US Get the Bold Broadband Vision Congress Has Asked For?

National Telcos Can and Will Change Their Behaviour, Case in Point: Telstra

National Broadband Infrastructure: Global Regulatory Re-Think Required

World-Leading Municipality Initiative Thwarted by Incumbent


To What Extent Will the US Broadband Stimulus Package Provide a... Stimulus?

Topic Interests

Policy & RegulationAccess ProvidersTelecomBroadbandIPTVWirelessWhite SpaceMobile InternetInternet of ThingsNetworksCloud ComputingData CenterNet NeutralityInternet GovernanceVoIPEnumP2PWebCensorshipPrivacyLawCybersecurityCyberattackICANNInternet ProtocolMalwareCybercrimeSpamNew TLDsBlockchainCoronavirus

Recent Blogs

Can We Control the Digital Platforms?

What Will 6G Look Like in a Geopolitical Divided World

Disinformation and Our Technology Industries

ICT in Agriculture: A Travel to Australia’s Outback Queensland

Smart Cities Want to Co-Design Change With Telcos

Popular Posts


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