Technology, Media & Telecommunications

"Having seen unprecedented growth in recent years, the Technology, Media and Telecoms (TMT) sector is continuing to see rapid growth as new technologies are deeveloped and embraced. Integrating at every level of life, there are a wealth of investment opportunities in the sector."

Any company providing products and services directly to retail customers is positioned within the sector. The TMT sector includes:

 

  • Internet services

  • Mass media

  • Entertainment

  • Mobile (cell) phone providers

  • Telecommunications

  • Marketing

  • Ecommerce

 

While firms operating within the TMT sector have integration at every level of business, commercial and retail, it is subject to economic trends. However, with the advanced pace of new tech development, it is generally robust, particularly in the established marketsof the UK, Europe and the Americas. A powerhouse for the sector, Asia-Pacific is a vibrant investment centre.

 

Key trends to look out for in the TMT Sector include:

 

  • Wearable technology

  • Software defined networks (SDNs)

  • Cloud computing

  • Social connectivity

Top Five Companies within the TMT Sector according to 2014 increase in market cap

 

  • Tencent Holdings Ltd (China) - 1,047% (US$149bn)

  • Softbank Corp (Japan) - 557% (US$90bn)

  • Apple Inc (United States) - 401% (US$469bn)

  • MasterCard Inc (United States) - 326% (US$92bn)

  • Google Inc (United States) - 272% (US$409bn)

 

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Technology, Media & Telecommunications

"Having seen unprecedented growth in recent years, the Technology, Media and Telecoms (TMT) sector is continuing to see rapid growth as new technologies are deeveloped and embraced. Integrating at every level of life, there are a wealth of investment opportunities in the sector."

Any company providing products and services directly to retail customers is positioned within the sector. The TMT sector includes:

 

  • Internet services

  • Mass media

  • Entertainment

  • Mobile (cell) phone providers

  • Telecommunications

  • Marketing

  • Ecommerce

 

While firms operating within the TMT sector have integration at every level of business, commercial and retail, it is subject to economic trends. However, with the advanced pace of new tech development, it is generally robust, particularly in the established marketsof the UK, Europe and the Americas. A powerhouse for the sector, Asia-Pacific is a vibrant investment centre.

 

Key trends to look out for in the TMT Sector include:

 

  • Wearable technology

  • Software defined networks (SDNs)

  • Cloud computing

  • Social connectivity

Top Five Companies within the TMT Sector according to 2014 increase in market cap

 

  • Tencent Holdings Ltd (China) - 1,047% (US$149bn)

  • Softbank Corp (Japan) - 557% (US$90bn)

  • Apple Inc (United States) - 401% (US$469bn)

  • MasterCard Inc (United States) - 326% (US$92bn)

  • Google Inc (United States) - 272% (US$409bn)

 

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