Archive | Telecom RSS for this section

5G Wireless Communication will Transform Telecom

5G Wireless Communication will Transform Telecom

According to a recent survey by GSMA, consumers think new 5G wireless communication is just a faster version of 4G networks. In fact, only 25% of people understand the true value that 5G can bring. They’re in for a pleasant surprise.

via World Economic Forum

5G Wireless Network Spectrum Global Update

anomaly-detection-service

Mid-band spectrum is critical to 5G but the United States trails other countries in mid-band availability, according to a 2018 Analysys Mason study, which shows other countries plan to make over four times more licensed mid-band spectrum available than the U. S. by 2020.

via AnalysysMason

Wireless Mesh Network Market to Reach $37.2 Million

Wireless Mesh Network Market to Reach $37.2 Million

According to the recent TMR market study, the global wireless mesh network market would likely rise to $37.2 million units by the end of 2024. Whereas in 2015, the global wireless mesh network market was pegged at $13.3 million by the report.

via TMR

Why New Smartphone Shipments Have Declined

Why New Smartphone Shipments Have Declined

Smartphone demand has slowed due to market saturation in most North American and European countries, so the primary opportunities there stem from device replacement. Forrester forecasts that these economies will add no more than 91 million new smartphone subscribers.

via Forrester

Why Nations Need a Chief Technology Officer

Why Nations Need a Chief Technology Officer

The profound impact that 5G will have on the world is hard to overestimate. It is a platform for innovation that will bring about a wave of new opportunities and economic growth to nations in every corner of the globe. Here’s why they need a CTO role.

via World Economic Forum

Technology, Media and Telecom Trends for 2019

Technology, Media and Telecom Trends for 2019

“Every TMT sector will experience major upheaval due to emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), process automation, and the Internet of Things (IoT). Leading incumbents will have to adapt to market conditions that are changing profoundly and at pace, while also fending off challenges from innovative start-ups.”

via GlobalData

83% of U.S. Households Have Internet Access

83% of U.S. Households Have Internet Access

The most common reason for not getting Internet service at home is a lack of perceived need (cited by 46%).  This reason is followed by cost (cited by 17%), the ability to access the Internet on a smartphone (cited by 11%), and availability issues (cited by 9%).

via Leichtman Research Group