Presenting his thoughts, Reliance Jio President and Group CTO Mobility Shyam Mardikar said that more than 800 million Indians got connected over the last decade. The last decade was the decade of connectivity. The really digital era started with 3G in 2010. 4G started in the middle of the last decade. We have moved on from hyper connectivity to hyper consumption. Both were earlier, linear. The journey can be more complex, and non-linear in nature in the future.
By January 2020, we need to see what will grow 100X in the coming decade. We look at AR/VR/MR, security, industry verticals, machines/IoT, enterprise, etc. All things will become bright and digital. The bonds will further strengthen. The smartphone has become a key element. The relevance of devices as the open window to the world will only go up. Enterprises will also need to go digital.
The overhauling of your own persona to digital will become very important. The network goes programmable as well. The network will have the ability to adapt and heal itself in the future. In a liquid manner, the network will adapt, and move on to a digital society. In the world of programmable network, may the source be with you.
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