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  • A number of UK firms in sectors ranging from telecoms to children's social care have caught the eye of foreign private equity firms, raising fears over jobs and pensions. The Guardian
  • Sources: GTAP; Telecom Advisory Services analysis According to the contribution to GDP, Wi-Fi will generate approximately 93,000 jobs in 2021 and is expected to generate almost 90,000 in 2025. Wi-Fi Alliance
  • Sources: GTAP; Telecom Advisory Services analysis According to the contribution to GDP, Wi-Fi will generate approximately 35,000 jobs in 2021 and is expected to create over 82,000 in 2025. Wi-Fi Alliance
  • Sources: GTAP; Telecom Advisory Services analysis According to the contribution to GDP, Wi-Fi will generate approximately 95,000 jobs in 2021 and is expected to create almost 45,000 in 2025. Wi-Fi Alliance
  • Sources: GTAP; Telecom Advisory Services analysis According to the contribution to GDP, Wi-Fi will generate approximately 542,000 jobs in 2021 and is expected to generate over 720,000 in 2025. Wi-Fi Alliance
  • Global employment benefitting from Wi-Fi in 2021 amounts to 3.2 million jobs and is expected to reach 4.0 million jobs by 2025. Wi-Fi Alliance
  • Africa's second-most populous country is hoping that the opening of one of the world's last major closed telecoms markets will create millions of online job opportunities. U.S.
  • More than 30 jobs and internship opportunities will be available to local youth with advanced training in ICT under the program that is also supported by China Telecom, one of China's three largest telecom operators. CGTN Africa
  • Airspan's new lab of telecoms innovators will develop cutting-edge 5G networks and help create jobs and a more secure and diverse U.K. telecoms supply chain. Fiercewireless
  • Airspan's new lab of telecoms innovators will develop cutting-edge 5G networks and help create jobs and a more secure and diverse UK telecoms supply chain. News
  • Retrofitting with carbon capture technology would draw upon a similar workforce that exists today in energy communities and could create thousands of new jobs while positioning American industry to compete in a global economy that is rapidly turning toward decarbonization. The White House
  • According to the World Economic Forum's The Future of Jobs Report 2020, 50% of all employees will need new skills in the next five years to keep up with the pace of technology. The 360 Blog from Salesforce
  • By supporting a series of demonstration projects that help DAC technologies break into commercial markets, federal investments will help launch a full-scale DAC industry, creating 300,000 jobs by 2050. Third Way
  • Women's jobs have a 70% or higher probability of future automation, translating globally to 180 million jobs held by women that could be eliminated over the next 20 years. Forbes
  • 11% of jobs currently held by women are at risk of elimination as a result of AI and other digital technologies. Forbes
  • Carbon capture and storage technology will help reduce carbon emissions and create new jobs in Wyoming at the same time. Senator Tina Smith
  • The Technology Ireland ICT Skillnet, with support from Skillnet Ireland, is now offering eight Tech Skills Training Pathways to help non-tech job seekers rapidly and easily develop new digital skills and access new job opportunities as a result. Think Business
  • Communications regulator Ofcom has announced plans to open a new technology hub in Manchester - creating up to 150 new jobs by 2025. Tech Digest
  • New technology and network investments will create up to 3,000 net new jobs across Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba and Saskatchewan. Techdirt.
  • More than 21,000 new jobs could be created over the next five years, and 92,000 by 2041, mostly in new carbon cutting green industries and technologies. WSPglobal
  • The World Economic Forum's 2018 Future of Jobs Report predicts that by 2022, 75 million jobs across 20 major economies will be displaced by emerging technologies. Dubai Chronicle
  • According to the Future of Jobs Report 2020, the WEF expects the implementation of machine learning and other AI technologies to displace 85 million jobs worldwide by 2025. Mad Scientist Laboratory

Last updated: 19 September 2021


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