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11th Jul 18

Opinion

Is fibre the key enabler to unlocking broader digitalisation?

11th Jul 18

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By Vodacom 1502 Followers

The Fourth Industrial Revolution, characterised by digitalisation, the Internet of Things (IoT), big data and the ever-increasing, global use of social media are just some of the things that have taken the world by storm. One common component, present throughout, is connectivity. We are part of a generation that has adopted the term “plugged in”, and to further unlock the true potential of internet connectivity, our means of connectivity needs to keep up. 

Innovative solutions such as big data computing, cloud applications and storage, and even company social media page management all require reliable, high-speed internet connectivity, the likes that far out-perform what dial-up was once considered capable of handling. Whether it’s at home, or at the office – we are constantly sending and receiving large amounts of data, the figures just keep on rising.

Yes, we’re knocking on the Fourth Industrial Revolution’s door, but what happens when that door creaks open? Which, at the rate that we’re going at, is an inevitable occurrence determined only by the factor of time. For businesses, the demand for faster, more efficient service offerings will only grow. And to be successful – businesses will need to answer those calls, and not only meet those demands, but also surpass them.

Broader digitisation

The key to unlocking broader, easier, more efficient and faster operations lies in fibre...

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