Riding the Wave of Demand
The current environment that we see from an AP Telecom perspective supports the premise that the content, as well as connectivity, is being forced to the edge. So cloud regions are expanding on a global basis to improve the quality of experience as well as the latency for end-users, whether that’s an enterprise at a customer prem, or whether that’s someone working off of their smartphone device on a global basis, wherever they may be in the world.
We see that trend continuing. If you look at the world right now, almost half of the world has connectivity, but there is half of the world that doesn’t. And that other side of the digital divide constitutes roughly 48% of the world’s population. So there’s still a long way to go in terms of getting everyone and anyone connected to the Internet.
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