DOT Desk: Fifth-generation (5G) mobile service and data security are the two major technologies Bangladeshi companies believe will have the greatest impact on businesses in the next five years, according to a recent international survey, reports The Daily Star.
As many as 56 percent of Bangladeshi businesses consider 5G to be the game changer for them in the next five years, showed the HSBC Navigator survey, conducted on behalf of the international bank by Kantar, one of the largest research agencies worldwide based in London. Of the respondents, 26 percent think 5G will improve supply chain management and 20 percent think it will enhance product and service delivery. The report came as Bangladesh is preparing a guideline to introduce 5G by 2021. The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has until January 31 to come up with the draft guideline.
According to the survey, 46 percent companies identified data security as the second most important growth driver.Of the businesses, 22 percent pointed out that Internet of Things (IoT) are the next important stuffs and 18 percent stated robotics will play a significant role in the future journey.
Kantar surveyed 193 businesses in Bangladesh between August and September last year.