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Top Trends Impacting the Telecommunication Sector In 2021

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As we enter the new decade, technology continues to transform the telecom industry in various ways. From the threat of cyberattacks to artificial intelligence (AI), here are some of the top trends impacting the telecommunication sector in 2021.

BIG DATA

There is no question that telecommunication companies generate and collect volumes of data from mobile applications and devices, and in 2021, wireless data is bound to increase even more. But only the ones that use this information will gain a competitive advantage in the industry.

Telecommunication needs to make sure that networks can transfer extraordinary amounts of data efficiently and without interruptions. They also need to address the data security challenges that arise with new technology. Ultimately, data analysis in the telecom sector can deliver high-end customer service and identify the latest product opportunities. When evaluated and used the right way, big data can help businesses build stronger customer relations.

5G

Also known as the “network of networks,” 5G is all about superfast connections, exceptional hardware support, intelligent operational processing, and much more. 5G promises to introduce dramatic changes in the telecommunication sector. For instance, according to the 5G action plan by the European Union, 5G coverage will work uninterruptedly on major roads and railways.

Other than supporting a hundredfold increase in the number of connected devices per unit area, 5G promises to offer improved data rates, ultra-low latency, and enable network slicing. It will open new doors of opportunities for better network operations, new services, and better customer services.

AI & PROCESS AUTOMATION

Artificial intelligence has the power to make improve customer service with high-speed response time for the customers. Using machine learning and predictive analysis techniques, brands are optimising their processes while also adding an extra layer of security in fraud checks.

The telecom industry has the highest adoption rate for RPA (Robotic Process Automation) technology due to its high agility and scalability levels. Brands are no longer hiring people to handle their petty, redundant, and repetitive tasks. Using AI, organizations increase their accuracy, dramatically remove any human errors, and reduce operational costs.

ALL IN ALL

The telecom industry needs to protect itself from cyberattacks such as distributed service denial to indirect attacks such as trojans and malware and prepare to face future challenges. Having the most updated technology and IT infrastructure will allow telecom brands to be more resilient when attacked. At wintercomms.co.uk, we work continuously to develop and improve better communication processes to meet businesses’ demands today. Talk to one of our specialists today and learn how new and exciting technological advancements can help your business move forward.

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