Analysys Mason reveals telecoms, media and digital economy predictions

bandwidth close up computer 1148820Analysys Mason has provided its annual telecoms, media and digital economy predictions

The research predicts which trends will make an impact in the next 12 months.

Here are the headline predictions for 2019 from Analysys Mason research:

5G: There will be many commercial 5G launches but consumers will not notice.

IoT: The market for IoT connectivity will continue to develop and new models will appear.

Enterprises: Operators will buy IT operations to expand portfolios and there will be many SD-WAN launches.

Small and medium-sized businesses: This market will streamline with DaaS and cloud apps.

Homes: The battle for control of the emerging home ecosystem will intensify.

Digital transformation: Operators will offer mobile apps for customer care, and will push into edge computing and network slicing.

Artificial intelligence: Automation will lead operators to cut jobs and Managed Service Providers (MSPs) will capitalise on the needs of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs).

Investor value: Business simplification initiatives will enable telecoms operators worldwide to reduce headcount.

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