TELECOMS INSIGHTS | 23 JUNE 2019 Digitisation represents a brave new world with infinite promise Absa | Corporate and Investment Banking > Insights and Events > Digitisation represents a brave new world with infinite promise Premeshin Naidoo Regional Head Sector: Global Clients SHARE Premeshin Naidoo reviews the telecommunications sector. In this instalment of the 2019 Absa Insights Series Premeshin Naidoo, Regional Head Sector: Global Clients, Absa CIB leads a panel discussion with Bora Varliyagci, Chief Executive of Digitalthings and Juanita Clark, Chief Executive, FTTX Council Africa that unpacks the future of the telecommunications sector and where future innovation lies. Video highlights: Digitisation has changed all industries and is allowing for a crossover of markets between industries. Telcos enable telecommunication to various different industries which makes them well-placed to leverage this knowledge to open additional revenue streams, from healthcare to media. 5G isn’t delivering ‘better’ 4G – it promises a much higher level of reliability, which opens the way for autonomous technology. Premeshin NaidooRegional Head Sector: Global Clients https://cib.absa.africa/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/file_example_MP3_700KB.mp3 Related Articles TELECOMS INSIGHTS How telecommunication companies are using technology in agriculture and healthcare in Africa Connected phones can save lives and secure food. Prasanna Nana provides her thoughts on how telecommunication companies are aiding the Agriculture and Healthcare sector in Africa. Read more TELECOMS INSIGHTS Rural connectivity requires innovative solutions Feasible rural connectivity in South Africa is critical, but it remains an unattractive prospect for investors. Is there a solution? Read more TELECOMS INSIGHTS How mobile network operators are evolving and investing to service everyone Absa's Premeshin Naidoo unpacks the unique value propositions of African telcos.