• ICT

    OBG’s coverage of the telecoms sector looks at market structure, regulatory framework, government goals, foreign participation and the roll-out of new technologies. Our ICT analysis reviews hardware and software markets, corporate spending, national bandwidth and government support.
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Peru has seen relatively stable economic growth and significantly reduced the number of people living in poverty. Still, there have been multiple cases of corruption, but the government of President Martín Vizcarra Cornejo, who took office in 2018, has focused efforts on combatting this and stabilising the political climate. Nevertheless, challenges to ensuring sustainable development remain.

The UAE’s drive to develop its space research capacity will see a Mars probe launch in 2020, with the country also seeking to boost synergies with global academic institutions and space agencies, in order to strengthen human resources and enhance data sharing in the field.

 

How can labour keep up with technological growth?

 

With the government prioritising economic diversification, Egypt’s digital transformation continued apace in 2018. Guided by its ICT 2030 Strategy, which aims to transform Egypt into a telecoms and tech centre on both a regional and global scale, the government is focusing on new initiatives such as electronics design and manufacturing, as...

 

What is the role of telecoms operators in driving the country’s digital transformation initiative?

 

More and more commercial transactions are moving online and the so-called digital economy continues to expand its reach into every facet of the traditional analogue economy. For businesses, this means they have access to new channels to reach existing clients as well as new opportunities to expand market share with a competitive digital...