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Digitally transforming the German public sector: The path to a smarter society

by Harry Baldock, Total Telecom
Thursday 20 January 22

We were delighted to speak to Widar Wendt, Leader of the Academy at atene KOM, to explore the ways in which digital technologies are helping to reshape the German public sector, as well as the barriers that remain

2021 was an exciting year for the Germany telecoms sector, a year which saw the rollouts of the latest mobile and fixed broadband technologies accelerate rapidly. Indeed, when it comes to fibre, for example, Germany achieved record network expansions in 2021, according to German fibre optic association BREKO.  But building out infrastructure is just a small part of ensuring the digitalisation of society at large, where both individuals and organisations are often slow to take advantage of new technologies.     This is where the public sector has a critical role to play. From increasing digital education throughout the community to providing improved access to services, the public sector must first undertake their own digital transformation before they can begin delivering benefits to society.  &nbsp…

2021 was an exciting year for the Germany telecoms sector, a year which saw the rollouts of the latest mobile and fixed broadband technologies accelerate rapidly. Indeed, when it comes to fibre, for example, Germany achieved record network expansions in 2021, according to German fibre optic association BREKO.  But building out infrastructure is just a small part of ensuring the digitalisation of society at large, where both individuals and organisations are often slow to take advantage of new technologies.     This is where the public sector has a critical role to play. From increasing digital education throughout the community to providing improved access to services, the public sector must first undertake their own digital transformation before they can begin delivering benefits to society.  &nbsp…

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