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“Energy will take bigger share of 5G operators’ costs”

In this article by Capacity Media, Tim Hatt, Head of Research at GSMA Intelligence, outlines how the move to 5G networks will imply a bigger budget spend allocated to energy without intervention.

Tim also evaluates the (impressive) carbon reduction progress from Vodafone, Telefónica and Verizon before addressing the bottlenecks remaining for the broader sector.

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“Connectivity drives convenience as Brits turn to their smartphones for retail therapy”

In this byline article for Talk CMO, Jason Reed, Lead Analyst for Digital Consumer, explores how convenience and COVID-19 are accelerating the shift from brick-and-mortar to online mobile shopping, with evidence from our latest Consumer in Focus survey. With 34% of surveyed smartphone owners shopping at least once a  week on their phone – 48% … Continue reading ““Connectivity drives convenience as Brits turn to their smartphones for retail therapy””

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What 5G means for Africa

In the November issue of African Business “Going viral inside Africa’s telecoms revolution” Kenechi Okeleke, Director of Social and Regional research at GSMA Intelligence, outlines the impact of 5G on the African continent. The 5G era in Africa formally began in 2020, following the temporary assignment of spectrum by the South African government, triggering the … Continue reading “What 5G means for Africa”

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Intelligence Brief: How can more effective spectrum policies help connect Africa?

The international community has set several ambitious targets when it comes to internet connectivity. The Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development aims to reach 75 per cent broadband internet user penetration by 2025 (or 65 per cent in developing countries), while the World Bank’s Digital Economy for Africa initiative seeks to ensure that every individual, business … Continue reading “Intelligence Brief: How can more effective spectrum policies help connect Africa?”

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