Technology, Media & Telecoms is one of the fastest-growing economic sectors and a major innovator, with important spillover effects on all other industries. It is both a source and a carrier of knowledge, supporting the acquisition and building of innovation capabilities in individuals, businesses and public organisations. In today’s era of digital transformation, emerging disruptive technologies and new business models, the Technology, Media & Telecoms sector creates new markets, improves operating performance and brings about efficiency gains and economies for the entire society.
Activities associated with Technology, Media & Telecoms are the manufacturing of semiconductors, electronic components and optical media, and production of a variety of hi-tech consumer goods, such as computers, laptops and mobile phones. It also includes media publishing, software development, motion picture and sound recording, and radio and television broadcasting. Telecommunications, data processing, networking and internet services are also part of this industry.
Colombia’s ICT sector is of great importance to the country in terms of GDP, employment and investment. In 2019, the information and communications sector’s gross value added increased by 1.7% y/y in real terms, reaching COP 24 ...View more details
While China is recapping its achievements at the end of the 13th Five-Year Plan (FYP) in 2020, it is also getting prepared to enter the next stage of development and at the same time dealing with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic that abruptly ...View more details
Following the heavy toll the COVID-19 pandemic took on Chinese economy in early 2020, the situation improved in Q2 when market players managed to adjust to a new economic and market reality. The performance of ...View more details
In 2018, the Polish telecommunications sector was responsible for 1.9% of the country's GDP (vs. 2% in 2016), while the entire ICT sector accounted for 5.6% of GDP (vs. 4.9% in 2017) and employed around 220,000 people. The Polish telecom ...View more details
China is further extending its lead as the largest ICT market globally, leading in terms of number of mobile and internet users, while still retaining a lot of potential. The sector is of fundamental importance to the development of China’s ...View more details
China’s telecommunications sector reported steady growth in the first quarter of 2020, with the total revenue of the industry rising by 1.8% y/y to RMB 338.3bn. The fixed-line revenue generated by China’s three major telecom operators - ...View more details