Telcos are willing to pay more for 5G: Gartner

The survey found that almost half the respondents intend to use 5G to access videos and fixed wireless capabilities. More interestingly, though, the majority of respondents (57 percent) believe that their organisation’s main intention is to use 5G to drive Internet of Things (IoT) communication.

Gartner: Global IT spending to see marginal growth in 2017

According to Gartner, worldwide IT spending is expected to increase 1.4 percent in 2017. Despite this growth rate being down from the previous quarter’s forecast of 2.7 percent – due in part to the rising U.S. dollar – spending in this area is still predicted to reach $3.5 trillion in 2017.


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