In the features of the digital economyIn digital transformation of the country and Greek entrepreneurship in post-covid season and him role of the OTE Group He was mentioned, among others, by the Chief Officer of Strategy, Transformation and Wholesale of the OTE Group, Mr. Giannis Konstantinidis, in the context of his annual speech CSR Forum by Capital Link, on the subject: "Economy and Society: The Next Day".
The Head of Strategy of the OTE Group pointed out that the pandemic crisis worked as an accelerator of digital transformation businesses and the state: “Within a few months we made changes that, under other circumstances, would take years. " In the digital economy, said Mr. Konstantinidis, the role will play a leading role broadband high speed networks, the data, but also smart algorithms (AI, Machine Learning etc.), which transform the data into "Personalized services and experiences". He added:The digital economy is gradually moving away from the logic of the conventional value chain per industry and is being transformed into an ecosystem, multiplying the value created and sharing it with many stakeholders. "
Speaking about the next day in Greece and the role of the OTE Group in it, the head of Strategy of the OTE Group, said: "As a technology company with a special emphasis on the Greek economy and society, we believe that Our mission is to play a leading role in the country's digital transformation». The networks and digital solutions are key pillars of the Group's strategy. «Having completed the first phase of fiber optic network development, we have brought fiber optics to the neighborhoods, offering speeds of 100 Mbps and above, to more than half of the country's households. We have already started the next phase, which is to bring fiber optics into homes (FTTH), while we are preparing for the implementation of the new mobile network, the 5G. At the same time, we support the digital transformation of businesses and the state, with integrated ICT solutions. "
OTE, since 2016, is also investing in its own digitalization. «We run him too our digital transformation, offering digital channels and digital services to our customers. At the same time, we take advantage algorithms AI to prevent and resolve damage to our network before they even occur ", said Mr. Konstantinidis.
Speaking of sustainable development, he added:: "THE Sustainable development is an integral part of our strategy and operation for years. During the pandemic crisis, the contribution of the OTE Group to the support of the state, society and its subscribers, amounted to 12 million euros ".
The annual conference CSR Forum was organized for 10η year from Capital Link. The theme of this year's event was "Economy & Society: The Next Day" and participants had the opportunity to attend distinguished speakers from the Greek-American business world and the public sector.