The best ways to invest in the big themes changing the way we live and work
Thursday 09 Jan 2020 Author: Yoosof Farah
In the early 1980s, American telecoms giant AT&T asked consultant McKinsey to predict how many people around the world would be using mobile phones by the turn of the millennium. Noting the problems with devices at the time – too heavy, batteries that kept running out, patchy coverage and exorbitant costs per minute – McKinsey confidently concluded by the year 2000 there would be approximately 900,000 mobile phone users...