APAC Digital Leaders Champion Interview Shorts – Andy Penn, CEO, Telstra

Saturday 26 Sep 2020 |

The aim of the APAC Digital Leaders Champion program is to promote and champion the innovation and business leadership of leading CEOs and digital leaders from across the APAC region. As part of this program, a series of short interviews have been developed.

In this interview, Julian Gorman, Head of APAC GSMA, and Andy Penn, CEO of Telstra has discussed the following topics:

  • The role of telecommunications and digital technologies in the acceleration of the digital economy to a fast recovery in the post-COVID era
  • Opportunities in digital technologies development in the post-COVID era
  • The policies and regulatory framework that will fit for purpose and pro-investment for the sector to accelerate the rollout of new telecommunications infrastructure and capacity
  • As one of the global pioneer 5G MNOs, what are the opportunities and imperative for Telstra to advance the 5G ecosystem beyond Australia’s borders and who are the key partners it relies on to continue its leadership role?