Imagine a one-stop platform to access all government services – from birth records and tax transactions to updating information on one’s mortgage loans and healthcare benefits; a surveillance system to help emergency operators foresee the need to deploy rescue teams to different locations; or robots that can help recovering stroke patients exercise and remind those with early-stage dementia to take their medication.

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“Global, Regional, Digital” is the theme of the 16th Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit, and it is indeed all of these and more. This edition of our global summit will be the largest ever, with high-level international and regional participation gathered in a digital atmosphere.

Read more: Larger Edition, More Exposure, New Opportunities

Intelligent connectivity powered by 5G is a key pillar for advancing industries in a modernized digital economy. True Corporation, a communication conglomerate in Thailand, leverages 5G as an enabler for digital transformation that can best deliver value to both the public and private sectors, as the country navigates its ongoing digital evolution to better lead in the digital economy.

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Carbon emissions from some digital companies assessed by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) were reported to have increased to 239 million tons in 2020, or equivalent to 0.75% of the emissions worldwide.

Read more: Green Goals: How Telco Operators Are Moving Ahead With Their Energy Consumption Initiatives

Ubiquitous 10 Gbit/s experiences, the number of connected IoT devices reaching hundreds of billions, energy efficiency, and everything around will become intelligently connected, including wearables, intelligent vehicles and robots —these are what will be shaping the 5.5G era.

Read more: Building A Better Intelligent World With 5.5G

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