The 5G experience and what it means for mobile internet users

The future of 5G may be right now, but what it means today for mobile internet users and businesses around the world is significantly different from what was expected in early 2020. The White Paper Forest Interactive’s inaugural, released earlier this month and titled “2020 Telecommunications Industry Roundup,” addresses the changes the telecommunications industry has had to make, ensuring a scalable and flexible 5G experience for the future.

With changing expectations for digital connectivity and increasing demand from mobile internet users for an enhanced digital experience, 5G deployments no longer focus solely on the latest cutting edge technologies. Instead, how can mobile network operators, technology providers, and governments further improve the network infrastructure they build and deliver, to ensure that a 5G-connected world is as inclusive as possible? ?

Building resilience during a global crisis
The telecommunications industry, in supporting the wider economy during this period, not only took into account the expansion and evolution of existing advanced connectivity technologies, but also allocated resources to more sectors. vulnerable sectors such as retail and tourism, enabling them to accelerate the adoption of technologies such as cloud, automation and advanced IoT, in order to survive in this highly competitive and uncertain economic landscape.

To increase revenues and reduce costs in a low-growth economic environment, mobile network operators and governments have had to delay the roll-out of 5G while simultaneously looking for ways to grow the mobile ecosystem. Ironically for the more developed regions of the world, the pandemic forced other companies to change their initial plans in early 2020 for 5G compatible innovations. Business strategies have had to be realigned, or in some cases redesigned, so that they can withstand new threats and seize new opportunities in a recovering economy.

For the telecommunications industry, work has been carried out in four key areas: maintaining network stability, especially in areas where increasing mobile usage has put a strain on the network; deliver vital information directly to devices; upgrading emergency services connectivity to enable remote diagnosis and telemedicine; as well as the implementation of easier payment solutions and data incentives.

Moving forward with the digital ecosystem
The Scalable Mobile Platform Developer’s White Paper discusses and recommends sustainable and forward-looking actions that mobile network operators, technology providers and businesses can take from 2021 and beyond.

To facilitate the success of 5G, people, processes and technologies need to be connected seamlessly. Offering faster upload / download speeds is attractive, but will not be a long-term sustainable value proposition for 5G pickup. Companies considering 5G now have goals that go beyond the demands of previous generations of mobile users: they are investing to create new ways of interacting with consumers, doing business and making money. . Enterprise data is also moving to the cloud to accommodate this transition, but digital environments are often diverse and could become more complicated once operational and IT technologies converge.

We have seen how those who have failed to adapt to digital have lagged behind those who have made great strides in digital transformation during this disruptive time. We need to take note of the feelings of consumers and learn to maximize the options that may be of benefit to them. To expand our reach, we need to adjust our preconceptions and optimize the evolving data we get from changes in consumer journeys.

For more market projections, industry information, and use cases on digital connectivity, 5G connections, and the mobile economy, download Forest Interactive’s white paper here.

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