Self-driving cars? A minor surgical procedure performed remotely? Attending a class in cell biology via your phone? All this data passes through telcos, and 5G, with its higher speed and greater bandwidth, is absolutely essential for this. The same is true for fulfilling expectations around AR and VR technology, and bringing them to consumers.
But new services, increased capacity and the growing role of software in telecom networks further increase the vulnerability to data leaks and abuse. That’s why security and data encryption are such hot topics in this field.
"When I talk to other HR managers, I find only a quarter of them allow Facebook or Twitter at work."