The networks of the future are creating digital tools and capabilities to meet the diverse and dynamic requirements of consumers, businesses and the government. Beyond the pipes and hardware, the information and communications technology ecosystem is repositioning existing business models, launching new services, and moving to a new world of cross-industry competition and collaboration that seeks to solve challenges and address opportunities that stretch across multiple markets.
Telecom equipment manufacturers must defend against external attacks involving supervisory control and data acquisition security pertaining to industrial control systems, and telecom equipment security.
Device and network assurance are critical to secure, scalable and reliable connectivity, which enables all internet traffic and applications.
Skilled science, technology, engineering and mathematics workers provide a critical foundation to the success of the telecom industry.
Combined with ultra-high speed networks and quantum computing, AI will deliver tremendous benefits to society, improving the economy and quality of life.
Sustainability efforts are fueled by technological advances, regulations, and best practices in energy efficient data centers, smart buildings, fuel cells in critical infrastructure and green procurement.
Video will account for 80 percent of all internet traffic by 2019. In staggering quantities, network broadcasters and Over The Top (OTT) content providers are delivering content online.