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5G Africa
8 - 12 November 2021
CTICC, Cape Town

Tony Sceales
Head of Programme Development for the 5G Testbeds and Trials Programme at DCMS (UK Department for Culture, Ministry and Sports)


Tony Sceales is Head of Programme Development on the DCMS 5G Testbeds and Trials Programme.

The £200m Programme has been central to the funding and development of a wide range of 5G testbeds, creating momentum and accelerating deployment of 5G networks across the UK. 

Tony has spent over 25 years in the telecoms and technology industries, working on major projects at global firms including BT, IBM, Telstra, KPN, Swisscom, Prudential and China Gas, as well as with growth start-up innovators. 

He is an Ambassador and former Executive Committee member of the TM Forum, and collaborated in producing some of the key thinking around partnership business models and B2B2X trading.

His role at DCMS is to drive engagement with key players across industry sectors to encourage successful 5G investment and adoption in the UK.

Agenda Sessions

  • Private Networks in Manufacturing Interview: Ford’s Experiences with Private Networks


Speakers at this event