The internet and IP technology have become the modern amenities, and are expected to become ICT infrastructure to support the future ubiquitous digital society. However, they show several vulnerabilities at present. Hence next generation lifeline and new digital business/revenue creation can be established by deploying dependable ICT systems. This paper focuses on the concept designs of dependable networks, these architecture and emerging technologies. And new business creation is another aspect. Network-based new services/businesses can survive if and only if the network dependability is guaranteed.