An exponential wave of change has been building over the last 20 years as every improvement in digital technology and network capability has been matched - and exceeded – by a corresponding rise in demand.
What we do with technology today would have been impossible ten years ago. Every day, it’s estimated that over 1.8 billion photos are uploaded and shared on the internet. By 2017, nearly a million minutes of video will cross the internet every second. And according to global estimates, by 2020 there could be over 50 billion devices connecting to all that data.
Here in New Zealand, the tyranny of distance is crumbling in the face of technology, allowing us to stand at the leading edge of this digital revolution. We now expect service when we want it, wherever we are.