Ultra high-speed 5G (fifth generation) mobile networks are coming and their impact on media and entertainment content distribution could be as earth-shattering as high-speed rollercoasters’ gravity-defying G-force.

Financially burdened streaming-music pioneers SoundCloud and Pandora are paying a multi-billion price for being innovators and could now be too big to survive in a market packed with loss-making rivals.

Google and Facebook should watch their backs. In the aggressively growing digital-ads space, US telecoms colossus Verizon has pledged to upset their dominance with a new division called Oath.

Entrepreneur Richard Davies is out to curb live-events organisers' worst nightmare – fraud on secondary ticketing websites. He’s got the tech, cash, legislators and stars like Coldplay (pictured) backing his stance.