The Future of Telecom: Why Decentralized Ownership is the Key to Sustainability

Martti Ylikoski
April 1, 2023
The telecom industry is at a crossroads. With the rollout of 5G networks and the increasing demand for mobile data, traditional telcos are facing significant challenges in monetizing their investments while meeting customer expectations. In fact, according to a recent PwC survey, almost half of telecom CEOs believe that their companies won't survive the next decade.

One potential solution to these challenges is Decentralized Connectivity (DeCon). This new model of telecom ownership and operation is built on the principles of decentralization and transparency, enabling telcos to share their infrastructure with millions of users and create a more sustainable and equitable mobile network ecosystem for everyone.

At Roam Network, we are leading the way in this new era of telecom by empowering users to take control of their connectivity through incentivizing them to contribute to the network's growth and sustainability. By creating a transparent and decentralized network, we enable individuals to participate in the ownership and governance of the network, creating a more democratic and equitable model for connectivity.

In addition to the benefits for individuals, DeCon can also have a positive impact on the telecom industry as a whole. By reducing the costs associated with building and maintaining centralized networks, DeCon can make wireless services more affordable and accessible for everyone, especially in underserved communities.

As the telecom industry continues to evolve and face new challenges, we encourage telcos to embrace DeCon and join us in creating a more sustainable and equitable mobile network ecosystem for everyone. Together, we can build a future where connectivity is decentralized and democratized.