Tuesday, 27 June 2017

Smart connectivity and why it matters

By Ana Tavares Lattibeaudiere, GSMA
Wednesday 18 July 12

'To support the growing global demand for connected experiences there needs to be sufficient spectrum and intelligent mobile broadband network capacity...'

We are on the cusp of the "connected life". Within a decade, seamless and intelligent connectivity between people, processes and products could enable personalised and relevant services to be delivered whenever and wherever they are required. As the connected life evolves, the number of wireless connections worldwide is set to rise to between 24 billion and 50 billion by 2020, from 9 billion today, as an array of new devices, machines and vehicles come online. By then, the connected life could have a positive global business impact of approximately US$4.5 trillion, through the creation of new revenues…

We are on the cusp of the "connected life". Within a decade, seamless and intelligent connectivity between people, processes and products could enable personalised and relevant services to be delivered whenever and wherever they are required. As the connected life evolves, the number of wireless connections worldwide is set to rise to between 24 billion and 50 billion by 2020, from 9 billion today, as an array of new devices, machines and vehicles come online. By then, the connected life could have a positive global business impact of approximately US$4.5 trillion, through the creation of new revenues…

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