There are big plans afoot for Africa's economic development during the 2020s and 2030s. While there are some expected hurdles and opportunities, we explore how economic development can or should relate to the evolution and deployment of 5G and 6G.
One of 2021’s hot terms is “metaverse”, an immersive online environment. It has great potential, but there is a clear risk to our emotional wellbeing if its economy is driven by engagement or attention in the way that today’s hyperscalers are. 6GWorld talks to one of the pioneers aiming to take digital services in a different direction.