Ben Crawford, CEO of CentralNic Plc, discusses industry trends and emerging technology.
What are the current trends within your industry?
Globally, internet usage by business and Government continues to grow rapidly, with digital entrepreneurship, cloud services and cybersecurity particularly important..
In the Middle East region, the rise of e-commerce is certainly an exciting trend. The market is valued at approximately US $8.3 billion today and this is expected to rise to US $28.5 by 2022.
It’s also interesting to see how 5G has started to appear in the region. Last October, 10 operators launched commercial 5G services in five GCC countries.
CentralNic Group Plc (LON:CNIC) provides registry services, distribution, and strategic consultancy for new TLDs, ccTLDs and SLDs.