Wednesday, 26 September 2018

Telco industry needs to invest up to $1.7trn to meet data demand

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom, in Barcelona
Monday 24 February 14

Etisalat, Telenor execs discuss capital requirements, while America Movil CEO Daniel Hajj hails LatAm decade.

Between US$1.5 trillion-$1.7 trillion is the amount of capital the global telecoms industry needs to invest over the next five years in order to meet the demand for data. Those were the figures mooted by Etisalat CEO Ahmad Abdulkarim Julfar and Telenor chief executive and GSMA chairman Jon Fredrik Baksaas during the opening keynote of this year's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona…

Between US$1.5 trillion-$1.7 trillion is the amount of capital the global telecoms industry needs to invest over the next five years in order to meet the demand for data. Those were the figures mooted by Etisalat CEO Ahmad Abdulkarim Julfar and Telenor chief executive and GSMA chairman Jon Fredrik Baksaas during the opening keynote of this year's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona…

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