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


I write and speak about digital China and Asia’s latest tech trends.

I also teach Jeff’s Asia Tech Class, an online course and daily commentary for busy executives on Asia tech and China’s digital leaders.

  • My online class offers:
    • Deeper insights into workings of the tech giants of China and Asia.
    • Executive training in the strategies and tactics of advanced digital strategy.
    • A unique view from the ground – and behind the scenes – of digital China.
  • And the class is condensed to just 70 minutes a week – so even very busy executives can do it.

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