In the telecom industry there is never a dull moment. New technology, services and upgrades are always on the horizon. Here are a few 2016 telecom industry trends you should be on the look out for...
VoWiFi: According to Deloitte Global, “About 100 carriers worldwide will be offering at least one packet-based voice service at the end of 2016, double the amount year-on-year, and six times higher than at the beginning of 2015. We estimate that approximately 300 million customers will be using Voice over WiFi (VoWiFi) and / or Voice over LTE (VoLTE); double the number at the start of the year and five times higher than at the beginning of 2015.” This is a definite telecom trend that is most likely here to stay long term.
The Rise of the App: App development and usage are seriously on the rise. The importance and nature of apps continue to evolve, as does user expectations. This also impacts the storage and data needs of the end user as well. Wired Magazine found that in 2015 an estimated 180 billion applications were downloaded globally.
Cloud Solutions: Cloud based solutions are providing businesses with beneficial and cost effective options. Budde.com.au explains, “Cloud computing has become one of the fastest growing areas for the IT sector and cloud computing solutions are being adopted by enterprises; government and consumers alike. In 2016 cloud computing will be virtually main-stream in the developed markets for the larger enterprises.”
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