”The next decade will most definitely reshape the telco industry. Appledore Research believe that billions are up for grabs.”
Most industry pundits will publish a piece on the most important trends for the new year. In reality we know that it always takes longer for a business model or technology advancement to impact the market. We decided this year to look out a decade to 2030. We look at the trends we think will have the most impact on the telco market. We also estimate their potential economic impact to help guide our readers on where to place their bets. A new decade is the appropriate time to take stock of where our industry is, and the likely direction it will take over the coming decade. Our key trends are: 5G and beyond; AI driven network; Automation; Any Party Exposure, Distributed Ledger; Digital Twin; Digital Service Economy; Dynamic Autonomic Services; Edge Cloud; Industrial Automation; Security Management; the Utility telco and Opensource.
This market primer is a short version of our full market outlook especially for MWC2020.