1- What's the future of telecom?

  • Demand for wireless will continue to boom as wireless capabilities are integrated into more and more products, such as cars
  • This will spur further development and continuing adoption of faster 4G and LTE networks.
  • Mobile devices will continue to evolve quickly.
  • Consumers will increasingly use their mobile devices to go online. Some predict that we’ll have 26 billion connected devices around the world by 2020.
  • Security will continue to be important as wireless capacity increases

2- Are telecom companies socially responsible?

Telecom companies do their part in making the world a better place. Many have foundations that donate millions of dollars each year to literacy, education, safety, health and environmental programs.

In addition, almost all large telecom employers are focused on ‘green’ initiatives like reducing their carbon-footprints and recycling unwanted handsets and accessories. A good place to learn more about these efforts is on corporate websites. Look for annual reports or corporate responsibility reports to learn about specific employers.

3- Where is the mobile industry now?
  • The mobile industry generates around US$900 billion of annual revenue and accounts for around 1.5% of world GDP.
  • There are 5.6 billion mobile customers which is equivalent to around 80% of the world population.
  • Approximately 75% of mobile customers are in emerging markets

4- Where is the mobile industry going?
  • Mobile data traffic is driving revenue growth.
  • Network speeds are increasing dramatically because of improving technology..
  • The pace of product innovation remains high.