Cyclone Tauktae brought mass destruction to five Indian states in May 2021. Yet despite the storm's ‘extremely severe’ designation, experts credit ICTs and the disaster response efforts of telco operators for mitigating damage and loss of life.
Industry collaboration will be key to security in the 5G era. The sharing of network infrastructure could help operators to deliver new services faster, at lower cost. 5G continues to highlight the necessity of investment in all-fibre networks. Machine Learning is certain to form part of our 5G future.
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Innovation to achieve ‘self-driving’ IMT-2020/5G networks, collaboration in the interests of 5G security and the value of ‘open’ network concepts were among the key topics discussed at an invitation-only meeting of ICT industry executives (‘CxOs’).