Talent [R]evolution

Sourcing Talent in the Digital Age

Posts filtered by Fibre network

Women in technology: Statistics on bridging the gender gap in fibre

women in technology statistics

Reading Time: 7 minutes On 5th November 1931, the Le Matin newspaper ran the headline, “Women’s work increases unemployment and destroys family life.” Almost a century later, the progress we’ve made from this short-sighted statement is remarkable: according to a report by Catalyst, women make up 46.9% of the global workforce. However, there is one sector that lags behind, […]

LEO satellite vs. fibre optic: Which solution will connect the world?

Leo satellite vs Fibre Optic

Reading Time: 7 minutes Fibre has been long-touted as the futureproof Internet solution. With extensive private and public investment poured into the extension of fibre optic networks, it’s set to be the technology that will increase bandwidth, suppress latency and provide never-before-seen download and upload speeds. Certainly, it sounds good – but are there other pretenders to the crown? […]

Germany’s fibre rollout: Outlook to 2022 and beyond

fibre rollout germany 2022

Reading Time: 7 minutes Germany has exhibited the third-highest growth rate for FTTH deployment in Europe, with an increase of 66% compared to last year. But, despite these promising statistics, there is still much work to do. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic – which underlined the importance of high speed connectivity – fibre broadband installation is a […]

Building a data-driven marketing strategy for fibre

Data-driven marketing strategy

Reading Time: 3 minutes As discussed in the first part of this article about data-driven marketing and sales engine, the connectivity landscape in Europe is undergoing a radical shift. More properties now have access to fibre broadband, which has significant potential to boost economic productivity. Naturally, this translates into a key opportunity for telecoms providers. However, this opportunity is […]

Building a data-driven sales engine for fibre

data-driven sales

Reading Time: 6 minutes In Europe, we are on the brink of a fibre revolution. The region is experiencing a mass migration from copper ADSL networks to fibre broadband, supercharging connection speeds everywhere. For telecoms, this represents a substantial opportunity. This isn’t only due to huge investment from governments, but also substantial backing from private equity. As a result, […]

Private equity has its sights set on telecom infrastructure investment

telecom private equity

Reading Time: 7 minutes Telecom infrastructure like towers, fibre networks and data centres are becoming an increasingly attractive addition to private equity portfolios. According to Preqin, telecoms infrastructure investment accounted for 35% of private equity deal value in the United States last year, up a staggering 15% from 2019. This is due to a combination of factors, some of […]

At last, Germany has a new plan to roll out fibre optic nationwide

roll out fiber

Reading Time: 3 minutes Germany is lagging behind other European countries in the roll out of fiber optic networks. And the distribution of high-performing Fiber To The Home (FTTH) networks is heavily concentrated in dense urban areas, while the rural and even semi-rural regions are suffering from massive underdevelopment. Most German broadband provision is based on FTTC / DSL […]

Why on-demand talent can plug the skills gap in digital business transformation

skills gap in digital business transformation

Reading Time: 7 minutes Digital is shaping the global marketplace. The evolution of technology is only getting faster; where once people marvelled at the humble fax machine, now, consumers expect high-clarity calling and 4K content streaming wherever they are. Meanwhile, businesses transfer terabytes of data every minute via highly secure fibre network connections. This is even more so the […]

Shifts in the merger and acquisition process in the wake of fibre

merger and acquisition process

Reading Time: 7 minutes Today, telecom companies in many regions are hitting a wall when it comes to revenue growth. As market penetration for standard telecoms services nears saturation in many regions, companies have fewer growth options via the ‘traditional’ means of untapped customer segments and instead, are looking to the merger and acquisition process. While arguably there are […]