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08:55 - 09:00 5 mins
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KNect365 Opening Address
09:00 - 09:10 10 mins
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Chairperson's Opening Remarks
  • Ari Lopes - Principal Analyst, Ovum
09:10 - 09:30 20 mins
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TIM Brasil Keynote: Innovation and Value Platform for a Digital Age
  • Janilson Bezerra Junior - Head of Innovation & Business Development, TIM Brasil
  • Digital transformation of client experience
  • Creating new revenues streams, product and experience
  • New business levering by digital ecosystem: blockchain, API and IoT
09:30 - 09:50 20 mins
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Expanding Next Generation Technology Across Latin America
09:50 - 10:20 30 mins
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CxO Panel: 5G as a Game Changer
  • Moderator Eduardo Tude - President, TELECO
  • Jose Otero - Director, Latin America & Caribbean, 5G Americas
  • Martha Romero - CTO, Avantel Colombia
  • Defining 5G
  • 5G’s impact on businesses across Latin America
  • Bridging the gap between LTE to 5G
  • When can we see first deployments realistically?
10:20 - 11:10 50 mins
Coffee Break
11:10 - 11:30 20 mins
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Keynote: The Main Challenges for Deploying LTE and 5G in Colombia
  • Martha Romero - CTO, Avantel Colombia
11:30 - 11:50 20 mins
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Reinventing Nextel: The Digital Transformation Path That Is Turning Nextel Into the Top Customer Satisfaction Telco in Brazil
  • André Fossa - Chief Digital & Transformation Officer, Nextel
  • Transformation path
    • Why change was needed? Transformation crucial to the company survival
    • What was the scenario
    • What did we do? --> starting from redesigning customer journeys
  • Our digital transformation framework
    • Customer experience/ journey --> frictionless telco
    • Digitization --> apps, web, IVR, chat/ chatbot...
    • Deep Analytics --> to help us make better and faster decisions
    • Process Efficiency --> turning the company into a process oriented machine + deep use of RPA (robotics process automation)
    • Fostering innovation --> Nextel Labs
    • New governance and agility --> deploying OKRs to the whole company
  • Results - was it worth it?
11:50 - 12:10 20 mins
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International Keynote: Management of Network Resources for Proper Utilization of 5G and Getting Maximum ROI
  • Abdus Saboor - Technology Strategy Consultant, Telefonica UK
  • The evolution of networks to support 5G in conjunction with 2G, 3G and 4G
  • Enabling the right Access technology for the right set of use cases
  • Dynamic resource allocation for data applications
12:10 - 12:30 20 mins
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Launching a Fixed-Wireless LTE Service
  • Francisco Lopez Martinelli - Director Innovation & Business Development, AT&T México
  • How AT&T Mexico is helping to improve connectivity on more than 50% of the households
  • Coverage of 100M with a simple solution
  • The easiest the more attractive it is
  • The offer of plans and the flexibility for a cash oriented economy
13:30 - 13:50 20 mins
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EVOLUTION OF MOBILE CORE & TRANSMISSION
5G's Deployment Plan: Creating Agile, Software-Based Infrastructure
  • David Pfannemuller Guimaraes - Core Network Technology Consultant , OI
  • Shifting from hardware to software considerations
  • How to build vertical virtual platforms
  • More efficient use of energy
  • Open and democratized interfaces
13:30 - 14:00 30 mins
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SATELLITE & FUTURE NETWORK COMMUNICATIONS
Panel Discussion: How C-Band Spectrum Can Accelerate the Deployment of 5G Across Latin America
  • Agostinho Linhares - Manager of Spectrum, Orbit and Broadcasting, Anatel
  • Mark Brady - Managing Partner, CB2.0 Communications, Canada
  • What is C-Band?
  • How C-Band can improve upon services
  • Future outlook
13:50 - 14:20 30 mins
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EVOLUTION OF MOBILE CORE & TRANSMISSION
Panel Discussion: Building a Next Generation Core Network
  • Moderator Ari Lopes - Principal Analyst, Ovum
  • Alfredo Musitani - Project Manager, Core Operations, Telecom Argentina
  • Kal Krishnan - Technical Fellow, Location Platforms, Comtech Telecommunications
  • Leveraging the 4G core to offer 5G
  • Building a cloud-native 5G Core
  • Promoting vendor interoperability
14:00 - 14:20 20 mins
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SATELLITE & FUTURE NETWORK COMMUNICATIONS
Telesat LEO, a New Alternative in the Transport Toolbox
  • Mauro Wajnberg - General Manager, Telesat Brasil
  • Overview of Telesat LEO:
    • an advanced global switched mesh via satellites
    • delivering Carrier Ethernet Gbps links and 30-50 ms latency
    • enabling flexible deployment and lower cost vs any other satellite or multi-hop terrestrial transport
  • An economical addition to the radio planner’s transport toolbox that addresses:
    • how to reduce cost of transport while expanding next gen mobile networks beyond fiber footprint?
    • how to improve resilience of core infrastructure through 100% diverse routes?
    • how to affordably backhaul remote enterprise and private networks?
14:20 - 14:40 20 mins
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EVOLUTION OF MOBILE CORE & TRANSMISSION
The NFV Journey
  • Ariel Cohen - Senior Product Manager, Allot
  • Adopting NVF – a review of the Industry Trends
    • How fast should the network be migrated to NFV
    • How can the NFV network be successfully orchestrated
    • Is the NFV network designed to comply with 5G technology
  • Allot’s NFV Offering
    • Allot’s portfolio is fully NFV compliant
    • What does the offering include
    • What are the User Plane and Control Pane functions
    • How are services adopted, scaled and terminated using different management models
  • NFV in Reality: Tier 1 Success Stories
    • NFV use cases for Tier-1 customers
  • Allot’s NFV in 5G Networks
    • 5G compliant and future ready Allot solutions
    • A look at the 2019 NFV roadmap for 5G networks
14:20 - 14:40 20 mins
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SATELLITE & FUTURE NETWORK COMMUNICATIONS
Amazon Case Study: Providing Connectivity to Hard to Reach Areas
  • How satellites remain the main communication platform for the rainforest
  • Advantages over fibre optic cables
  • Sustainable business models for mobile operator and satellite operators
14:40 - 15:10 30 mins
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EVOLUTION OF MOBILE CORE & TRANSMISSION
Panel Discussion: Backhaul and Fronthaul Transport Requirements
  • Ari Lopes - Principal Analyst, Ovum
  • Carlos Alberto Santos Camardella - Technology Evolution - Consultant, Claro
  • Mauro Wajnberg - General Manager, Telesat Brasil
  • LTE vs 5G transport requirements in metros and beyond
  • The appetite for mobile broadband backhaul
  • The latest overview of ‘anyhaul’
  • Microwave and satellite advancements for 5G backhaul transmission
14:40 - 15:00 20 mins
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SATELLITE & FUTURE NETWORK COMMUNICATIONS
How Can UAS and HAPS Tech Support 5G?
  • Catering to underserved or neglected areas with 5G service rollout
  • Proving connectivity to moving platforms
  • Supporting communications for vital industries such as transport and maritime sectors
  • Aerial coverage models
15:10 - 16:20 70 mins
Coffee Break & LeadersIn 5G Executive Summit
16:20 - 16:50 30 mins
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BUILDING THE RADIO ACCESS NETWORK
Panel Discussion: Evolution of RAN
  • Moderator Ari Lopes - Principal Analyst, Ovum
  • Alberto Boaventura - Strategy, Technology and Service Integration Manager, Oi Brasil
  • Eran Bello - Corporate CCO & GM, ASOCS
  • Luciano Mendes - Full Professor, Inatel
  • RAN evolution from 3G to LTE to 5G
  • Achieving flexible, multi-service support architecture
  • AI in the RAN
16:20 - 16:40 20 mins
MASSIVE IOT & MONETIZABLE SERVICES
FWA in the Brazilian Market: Opportunities and Challenges
  • Rodrigo Alves Cardoso - Technology Master Specialist, Claro Brasil
16:40 - 17:10 30 mins
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MASSIVE IOT & MONETIZABLE SERVICES
Panel Discussion: Towards a Fully Automated Driving Experience
  • Alexandre Vargha - Project Leader - Connected Services, Volvo Group
  • Christiams Valle Gomez - Head of Operational Risk Prevention, Telefónica Perú
  • Abdus Saboor - Technology Strategy Consultant, Telefonica UK
  • 5G vs Wi-Fi protocol?
  • How 5G can pave the way for autonomous driving
  • Advocating the use of C-V2X, the peer-to-peer wireless technology
16:50 - 17:10 20 mins
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BUILDING THE RADIO ACCESS NETWORK
Seamless Interworking between LTE and 5G RAN
  • Providing a foundational connectivity layer with LTE
  • Leveraging the strengths of both networks
  • Gigabit LTE working in conjunction with 5G
17:10 - 17:30 20 mins
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BUILDING THE RADIO ACCESS NETWORK
Network Densification Requirements
  • Alberto Boaventura - Strategy, Technology and Service Integration Manager, Oi Brasil
  • Adding more cell sites and antennas
  • Sector-splitting
  • MIMO
  • Reducing network interference and improving network quality by deploying mmWave with base stations and small cells in highly dense environments
17:10 - 17:30 20 mins
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MASSIVE IOT & MONETIZABLE SERVICES
Providing Infrastructure to Enable IoT Solutions
  • Tiago Barros - Chief IoT Engineer, CESAR
  • What are the challenges for developing IoT?
  • The IoT enablers: Open IoT platforms
  • Brazilian IoT scenario
  • Creating an IoT solutions ecosystem
17:30 - 17:50 20 mins
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BUILDING THE RADIO ACCESS NETWORK
Solutions for Remote Area Networks: 4G and 5G Approaches for Rural Networks
  • Luciano Mendes - Full Professor, Inatel
  • Disaster monitoring is an important topic that can benefit from a remote area network
  • 4G can provide interesting solution for private networks in 250 MHz and public networks in 700 MHz
  • 5G can evolve to exploit TVWS by using the base technologies proposed for other 5G scenarios
17:30 - 17:50 20 mins
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MASSIVE IOT & MONETIZABLE SERVICES
Sigfox Impact in the Brazilian and LATAM IoT Market
  • Eric Andrew Villa - Managing Director Brazil, SIGFOX
  • Monetizing IoT
  • Sigfox Ecosystem
  • Sigfox coverage and deployments
17:50 - 18:50 60 mins
Cocktail Drinks Reception & Party