European Commission launches €3.2 billion investment package to advance sustainable connectivity in the Western Balkans

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today, the European Commission has unveiled a substantial €3.2 billion investment package to support 21 transport, digital, climate and energy connectivity projects in the Western Balkans. This is the first major package of projects under the EU’s ambitious Economic and Investment Plan for the […]

How “dig once” can democratize digital connectivity

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Corey Glickman, Global Head, Sustainability and Design Consulting Services, Infosys Reliable access to digital services should not be viewed as a privilege, but a necessity for social and economic well-being. Boosting digital connectivity requires governments, citizens, utilities and […]

2 tech trends that will shape networks and the future of connectivity

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Pekka Lundmark, President and Chief Executive Officer, Nokia The solutions to the most pressing global challenges lie in emerging technologies and evolving connectivity as we head into the 6G era. Two significant trends will dominate connectivity in the […]

Why businesses must drive the next evolution in global connectivity

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Phil Mottram, Senior Vice-President, Communications Technology Group, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Deployment of 5G networks is resource-intensive will require support from businesses. Businesses stand to benefit significantly from 5G innovation and will be the driving force behind adoption. To […]

Innovating together: connectivity that matters

Sponsored content There’s no doubting the importance of connectivity – high speed internet access – to economic and social development. Every industrial sector, every area of business, society and daily life benefits from connectivity and the applications, solutions, products and systems it enables. Indeed, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) ’s core mandate is connecting the […]

Innovating together: connectivity that matters at ITU Telecom World 2019 – in association with The European Sting

Sponsored content What’s the difference between connectivity and connectivity that matters? How can technological innovation increase the well-being of people throughout the world – including the very poorest without access to running water, electricity or education? And why is international collaboration the kingpin of development? These are some of the questions raised by the theme […]

Protectionism doesn’t stand a chance in the age of connectivity

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Hikmet Ersek, President and Chief Executive Officer, Western Union One of the questions I’m asked most frequently as the CEO of a global company – one that operates across more than 200 countries and territories – is: “Am I […]