Telecoms upheaval — economic pressures and legal changes

By Andrew Farmery

At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this year, leaders from the telecoms sector gathered to discuss pressing issues, conduct business — and launch their latest products.

A consistent message heard from those in Barcelona is that there is a rapidly approaching ‘data capacity crunch’ and that major investment in telecoms infrastructure is needed.

The Teleport chief executive has estimated that, globally, mobile network operators will need to invest $1.7tn (£1tn) by 2020 to meet demand…

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