Is Baidu the New AT&T? The Basics of Physical vs. Virtual Networks. (Jeff’s Asia Tech Class – Podcast 26)

In this class, I talk about networks vs. ecosystems. And how networks have evolved from physical to virtual / digital.

You can listen here or at iTunes, Google Podcasts and Himalaya.

This is part of Learning Goals: Level 4-5, with a focus on:
  • #17 Basics of Baidu and Physical and Virtual Networks

A lot of the AT&T information comes from the book The Business of Platforms.

Concepts for this class:

  • Network Effects
  • Networks and Ecosystems
  • Complementary Products, Services and Platforms

Companies for this class:

  • Baidu
  • AT&T


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