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Technological trends in the telecommunication industry: presentation by John Gole

In this video, John Gole, author, presents the key findings of the Sectoral Watch report on ‘Technological trends in the telecommunication industry’, part of the Advanced Technologies for Industry (ATI) project.

Europe’s telecommunication industry is continuing to show mild positive trends in both the number of connections and service market values. At the same time, the increasing deployment of advanced technology to the sector is poised to make the telecommunication value chain more complex as virtualised networks and edge computing encourage the development of new business models and partner ecosystems for telecommunication services. Among businesses, governments and other organisations, telecommunication services remain critical for the operation of nearly all sectors with advanced  technologies expected to play an increasingly important role in banking/finance, retail, transport & logistics, media and manufacturing sectors.

This video includes answers to the questions:

  • What is the importance of the telecommunication industry to Europe?
  • Which advanced technologies play an important role in the telecommunications sector?
  • What are the challenges and opportunities for the telecommunications sector in Europe?

To read the full Sectoral Watch - Technological trends in the telecommunication industry, download the report here: