Friday 5th March 2021
On today’s podcast Peter Cochrane talks about how the COVID crisis has seen some leveling-up when it comes to the use of technology. Technophobes have got with the programme and that will help drive greater adoption in the years that follow. The opportunity is lost though if we don’t improve broadband connectivity – and it’s fixed line connectivity that counts, he says. He adds, we shouldn’t get too distracted by the promises of 5G. The future will increasingly be driven by data, that will help fine tune the products we consume. But what about the privacy issues that creates? Listen in for a fascinating half hour discussion on what the immediate future holds. And Phil Dobbie asks, wouldn’t it be helpful if the government had some sort of roadmap?