Wavelength Podcast Ep. 177: Data Implications of 5G & IoT

Wei-Shen and Anthony discuss the combination of 5G and IoT, and what those data volumes mean to financial firms.

Wei-Shen Wong, Asia Editor, and Anthony Malakian, Editor-in-Chief of WatersTechnology, record a weekly podcast touching on the biggest stories in financial technology.

To hear the full interview, listen in the player above, or you can download it.

This week, Wei-Shen and Tony discuss the increase in data that firms will see coming to market as a result of 5G networks and IoT-connected devices. They talk about how firms might tackle this, following on from the current challenge firms face with alternative datasets. Then, they discuss some of the concerns surrounding the rollout of 5G and what that means for the future of financial firms and people.

2:00 – To start, Tony gives an overview of his 5G and IoT story. 
4:00 – They discuss the vast amount of data that will come to the market as a result of 5G rolling out, coupled with more IoT-connected devices.
6:30 – Then, they question how firms will deal with this mountain of data coming in, as this is one of many challenges firms are dealing with now.
9:00 – Does the key lie in deciding when to fail while experimenting with noisy datasets?
13:00 – Will this mean we’ll see more consolidation in the industry?
15:00 – Tony breaks down some of the political, privacy, and potential health concerns 5G could bring.
21:30 – Then, they talk about whether there’s a need for New Year’s resolutions.
26:00 – Wei-Shen and Tony wrap up the podcast crooning to Max Bowie’s latest Christmas data song


Contact Info: 

As is the case with everything we do, we'd love to get some feedback from our listeners.

Wei-Shen Wong: + 852 3411 4758;  [email protected]

Anthony Malakian: + 646 490 3973; [email protected]

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