The digital divide has shifted from voice telephony to the Internet. However, 53% of the world’s population will still be offline at the end of 2016. ITU’s Connect 2020 targets call for 60% of the world’s populati on to be online by 2020, equivalent to bringing another 1.2 billion people online over the next four years.
As the technology industry’s elite struggle to agree on the potential impact of AI and a raft of people queuing up to advise on the potential disruption it will cause, this article by John Curtis-Oliver, Partner at Boyden studies the potential impact on the executive hiring and the executive search industry.
The news comes just a few days after the release of Saudi businessman Waleed al-Ibrahim, who has management control of MBC. Reuters reports senior Saudi officials saying that Ibrahim agreed to an “undisclosed settlement after admitting to unspecified violations”.
Over time, telecom operators will provide consumers with a “universal connectivity” service (to rule them all), incorporating Wi-Fi and mobile broadband as a single resource, in an “always best connected” mode, leading to an ultraband connectivity service.