Why your company needs to change The Conference Board of Canada just announced that the telecommunications industry has hit a speedbump. The Board claims that for 2015, industry revenues would grow by only 2.3%. Growth hasn’t been this low since the 2008 recession. The Board notes that one of the factors for this slowdown is due to rising prices (which are themselves due to a host of other factors). Despite the rising prices, our demand for telecom devices and services is as high as ever (and is growing, in fact).