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08:55 - 09:00 5 mins
5G World Keynotes - Premium content
Chair's Opening Remarks
  • Mike Roberts - Research Director, Ovum
09:00 - 09:15 15 mins
5G World Keynotes - Premium content
Operator Keynote: Preparing for the arrival of 5G in Europe
  • Tests and trials in key industries
  • Successful partnership and collaboration models with industries, government, research institutes and more
  • Dave Dyson - CEO, Three UK
09:15 - 09:35 20 mins
5G World Keynotes - Premium content
Keynote: Accelerating new enterprise 5G services
  • Winning 5G strategy, use cases and business models 
  • Device strategies 
  • Deciding on your network deployment approach 
  • Analysing the various architectural and platform innovations
  • Brian Aherne - Senior Director Network Platforms & Systems (NPS), Intel
09:15 - 11:00 105 mins
Cellular Backhaul 2019 - Organised by the GVF - EMP Partnership - Free content
Panel Session 1: Unlocking Opportunities via Satellite: Beyond the Backhaul Opportunity & Paradigm Shifting Integration with “the Network”
  • LTE, 3G and 2G networks over satellite – What is the state of play today?   
  • Satellite backhaul: Pre-5G networks - An appraisal of 4G/LTE
  • Satellite networks optimisation & IP cellular traffic
  • Satellite in the core: Various system architectures & 5G
  • Where will satellite sit in the delivery 5G functionality?
  • Satellite bandwidths, throughput & constellation architectures
  • The latency debate:  The can, the can’t, the trade-offs of integration over satellite
  • Achieving scalable, flexible, backhaul
  • Macro-cells to femto- and pico-cells: Challenges for the satellite backhaul vendors
  • Enhanced Mobile Broadband (eMBB): meeting demand for increasingly digital lifestyles
  • Ultra-reliable and Low-latency Communications (uRLLC): meeting expectations from digital industry
  • Massive Machine Type Communications (mMTC): meeting demand for a further developed digital society
  • Regulatory and spectrum harmonisation
  • Michael DiPaolo - Vice President Cellular Backhaul Business Development, Comtech EF Data
  • Semir Hassanaly - Market Director Mobile Backhaul & Trunking, Newtec
  • John Finney - Founder & CEO, Isotropic Systems Ltd
  • Mario Mancini - Assistant VP Southern Europe, Hughes
09:35 - 09:50 15 mins
5G World Keynotes - Premium content
South Korea’s journey to full 5G roll-out
  • Sukil Lee - SVP Networks, KT
09:50 - 10:20 30 mins
5G World Keynotes - Premium content
Panel: Operators enabling the gigabit society
  • Establishing 5G business models 
  • 5G strengthening the Telco IoT portfolio 
  • Gearing up for the real fourth industrial revolution
  • Setting up the 5G enterprise business in your organisation 
  • Who pays for 5G? Should enterprises absorb costs?
  • Paul Doany - CEO, Turk Telekom
  • Ayşem Ertopuz - Executive Vice President - Digital Services and Solutions (CDO), Turkcell
  • Gilad Garon - CEO, ASOCS
  • Antje Williams - Senior Vice President 5G Campus Networks, Deutsche Telekom
10:20 - 10:40 20 mins
5G World Keynotes - Premium content
Building a fully connected world, with Huawei 5G Core
  • Enabling diversified and personalised 5G services with 5G Core
  • Evolving to 5G Core: full-stack cloud native, fully-connected edge computing, all-access convergence, and autonomous driving core network
  • Moving towards a “Connection + Computing + Cloud” network
  • Shi Jilin - President of Huawei Cloud Core Network, Huawei
10:40 - 11:30 50 mins
5G World Keynotes - Premium content
Networking and refreshment break
11:00 - 11:05 5 mins
Realising URLLC - Free content
Chair’s Opening Remarks
  • Oliver Bosshard - Chief Operations Officer, Real Wireless
11:00 - 11:10 10 mins
6G and Future Technologies - Free Content
Chair’s Opening Remarks
11:00 - 12:00 60 mins
LeadersIn 5G Summits - Invite only
Summit 4: The Economic Impact of 5G
  • Malik Saadi - Vice President, Strategic Technologies, ABI Research
11:05 - 11:25 20 mins
Realising URLLC - Free content
How MNOs can capture the market potential of URLLC
  • Understanding the URLLC requirements of industry verticals to develop go-to-market strategies

  • Exploring how operators can position themselves as B2B service providers 

  • Designing and delivering high performing network solutions for industry verticals 

  • Examples of how operators and industry can work together to utilise URLLC

  • Eman Martin-Vignerte - Director, Political Affairs and Government Relations, Bosch
11:10 - 11:30 20 mins
6G and Future Technologies - Free Content
Overview of global networks developments R&D
  • Reviewing 5G R&D achievements 
  • What are we expecting from 5G R&D in the next 18 months? 
  • What will unlock further 5G R&D innovation?
11:25 - 11:45 20 mins
Realising URLLC - Free content
How do we build the infrastructure needed for URLLC in Smart Cities
  • Reviewing our current infrastructure and considering how to build the infrastructure needed for the connected societies 

  • Building a sustainable world leading infrastructure to support URLLC and build smart cities 

  • Piecing together the smart city ecosystem:the role of telcos, industry, tower companies and government

11:30 - 11:50 20 mins
5G World Keynotes - Premium content
Operator Keynote: Unleashing the potential of 5G
  • 5G becomes a reality: Experience from first 5G markets 
  • Startups and prototyping: A co-creationist approach to bring 5G experiences to life 
  • The Edge is here: Building the edge ecosystem for the creation and delivery of truly immersive experiences 
  • Challenges and opportunities: Enabling new services towards verticals on 5G and Edge
  • Alexander Lautz - Senior Vice President 5G, Deutsche Telekom
11:30 - 11:50 20 mins
6G and Future Technologies - Free Content
Challenges for 6G
  • Matti Latva-aho - 6G Flagship Director, Oulu University
11:30 - 13:15 105 mins
Cellular Backhaul 2019 - Organised by the GVF - EMP Partnership - Free content
The Mobile Ecosystem…. Satellite Use Cases in 5G Deployed Infrastructures
  • SatCom 2019: Ready to serve the mobile traffic boom ahead?
  • Satellite: From niche adjunct to wireless to embedded core network component
  • Addressable market growth through HTS at GEO, MEO, LEO
  • Cyber security imperatives in satellite & mobile wireless: Integrated functionality for the pan-networking
  • Satellite Use Cases in a 5G world
  • 5G networking with cellular and satellite solutions
  • Merging broadcast and broadband infrastructures
  • Wireless access technology heterogeneity: A native feature of 5G
  • Examining the current/future state-of-play of satellite in:
  • Multimedia Delivery: Mobile Broadcast; Content Caching; Broadcast to Home
  • Broadband: Mobile Broadband to Users & Vehicles; Fixed Broadband to Homes & Enterprises; Remote Area Services; Backhaul Connectivity; Broadband to Moving Platforms
  • Machine Type Communication: Fleet Tracking; Asset Management; Wide Area Sensor Management
  • Critical Communication: Disaster Management; Air Traffic Management; Reliable Communications
  • Vehicular Communication: Traffic Updates & Software Upgrades; eCalls & Emergency Notifications
  • Tim Peyla - Senior Director Business Development, XipLink
  • Simon Gatty Saunt - VP Sales EMEA Fixed-Data, SES Networks
  • Savyon Wasser - Director Vertical Market Solutions, VT iDirect
  • Moti Goldshtein - Head of Products, Gilat Satellite Network
11:45 - 12:05 20 mins
Realising URLLC - Free content
A private enterprise network
  • Designing and deploying a network with the low latency requirements industry needs

  • Enabling IoT applications with new network architecture

  • Outcomes and learnings from the recent private enterprise network projects 

  • Dimitrios Spiliopoulos - IoT Enablement Manager, Telefonica UK
11:50 - 12:20 30 mins
5G World Keynotes - Premium content
Panel: What are the required 5G technologies and implementation timelines?
  • How are global Operators attempting to minimise the 5G investment risk?
  • Breaking down 5G misconceptions
  • What is the near-term business case for 5G?
  • Techniques to bring down the capital expenditure
  • Wait-and-see or act-and-win?
  • Moderator Adrian Scrase - CTO, ETSI
  • Paul Berriman - Group CTO, PCCW
  • Henri Korpi - Executive Vice President, International Digital Services, Elisa
  • Channa Seneviratne - Executive Director Network & Infrastructure Engineering, Telstra
  • Haithem M Alfaraj - SVP Technology and Operation, STC
  • Ingeborg Øfsthus - CTO, Telenor Norway
11:50 - 12:10 20 mins
6G and Future Technologies - Free Content
A.I.; the missing piece for 5G realisation?
  • Applying A.I. to network and service operations 
  • Is A.I. adding or removing complexity to the network, and how to deal with this 
  • Software driven infrastructure dependence on A.I. 
  • Uncovering the A.I. enabled applications and services
12:05 - 12:25 20 mins
Realising URLLC - Free content
Leveraging carrier and enterprise edge solution for URLLC
  • Edge use cases that need or benefit from URLLC

  • Common solution characteristics for carrier and enterprise edge solutions

  • Architecture considerations for Edge

  • Enterprise slicing

  • Ron Parker - VP Software and Systems Architecture, Affirmed Networks
12:10 - 12:30 20 mins
6G and Future Technologies - Free Content
Intelligent distributed computing
  • Reviewing the challenges of low latency, security in an edge architecture 
  • What are the service and latency requirements and network limitations? 
  • Balancing edge applications with high-capacity centres 
  • Enabling campus networks
12:20 - 12:40 20 mins
5G World Keynotes - Premium content
Regulator's Keynote: The regulator's role in next gen innovation
  • Creating a growth oriented regulatory environment
  • Reviewing global best practice and innovation in spectrum allocation and management
  • Government, industry, regulators and Operators working hand in hand
  • Beyond WRC
  • Mansoor Hanif - CTO, Ofcom
12:25 - 12:45 20 mins
Realising URLLC - Free content
The 5G Enterprise Use Cases
  • Hisham El Shaer - Senior 5G Strategy Manager, Vodafone Group Business
12:30 - 12:50 20 mins
6G and Future Technologies - Free Content
Edge Cloud Virtualisation
  • Tasos Dagiuklas - Head of Computer Science and Informatics, Lead of SuITE Research Group, London South Bank University
12:40 - 13:00 20 mins
5G World Keynotes - Premium content
Keynote: Network transformation for 5G services
  • Cloud native network

  • End to end network slicing

  • Flexible business models

  • Network automation framework

  • Preparing IMS for end-to-end transformation

  • Bejoy Pankajakshan - EVP, Chief Strategy Officer, Mavenir
12:45 - 13:55 70 mins
Realising URLLC - Free content
Networking break & exhibition visit
12:50 - 13:55 65 mins
6G and Future Technologies - Free Content
Networking break & exhibition visit
13:00 - 13:55 55 mins
5G World Keynotes - Premium content
Networking and refreshment break
13:15 - 14:00 45 mins
Cellular Backhaul 2019 - Organised by the GVF - EMP Partnership - Free content
Networking break & exhibition visit
14:00 - 14:05 5 mins
Network Densification - Premium content
Chair’s Remarks
  • Dimitris Mavrakis - Research Director, ABI Research
14:00 - 14:05 5 mins
Network as a Service- Premium content
Chair’s Remarks
  • Jonathan Rowan - TIME (TMT) Partner, Arthur D. Little
14:00 - 14:05 5 mins
Virtualisation & the 5G Cloud - Premium content
Chair’s Remarks
  • Alexander Harrowell - Senior Analyst, SoHo and SME, IT and Telecoms, Ovum
14:00 - 14:05 5 mins
5G Automation & Intelligence - Premium content
Chair’s Remarks
  • Stéphane Teral - Executive Director – Research and Analysis, Mobile Infrastructure & Carrier Economics, IHS Markit
14:00 - 14:20 20 mins
Realising URLLC - Free content
Bringing URLLC to life in the manufacturing industry
  • Exploring key findings from recent 5G trials in manufacturing
  • How operators can bridge the gap between manufacturing requirements and current URLLC capabilities
  • Strategies and business models for operators developing URLLC for the manufacturing industry
  • Dritan Kaleshi - Head of Technology - 5G, Digital Catapult
14:00 - 15:00 60 mins
LeadersIn 5G Summits - Invite only
Summit 5: 5G and the consumer opportunity
  • Dario Talmesio - Principal Analyst & Practice Leader, Ovum
14:00 - 14:20 20 mins
6G and Future Technologies - Free Content
Session title TBA
  • Toktam Mahmoodi - Associate Professor in Telecommunications and Director of the Centre for Telecommunications Research (CTR), King’s College London
14:05 - 14:25 20 mins
Network Densification - Premium content
Operator Highlight: Where promise meets reality
  • Overview of Telstra's 5G work leading up to connecting a customer with a commercial 5G technology 
  • Scaling up the IoT capabilities with 5G in the agriculture industry 
  • Making Australia's first 5G to 5G video call 
  • Telstra's commitments to bring the latest technology to cities and rural areas
  • Channa Seneviratne - Executive Director Network & Infrastructure Engineering, Telstra
14:05 - 14:25 20 mins
Network as a Service- Premium content
Vodafone 5G in Milan: Shaping the future
  • Building the European capital of 5G
  • Bringing 5G to life – working with an ecosystem to make the use cases real
  • Learnings so far - service creation in the era of new technology
  • Keeping up the momentum
  • Sabrina Baggioni - 5G Director, Vodafone Italy
14:05 - 14:25 20 mins
Virtualisation & the 5G Cloud - Premium content
Operator Highlight: The rocky road to 5G SA
  • Ingeborg Øfsthus - CTO, Telenor Norway
14:05 - 14:25 20 mins
5G Automation & Intelligence - Premium content
Winning 5G network automation strategies
  • Automation as a critical component of any network management strategy
  • Real time monitoring of network and data centres
  • The truth about AI and security
  • Mario Meir-Huber - Head of Big Data, Analytics & AI, A1 Telekom Austria
  • Kurt Schlager - Head of Network Evolution, A1 Telekom Austria Group
14:15 - 15:30 75 mins
Cellular Backhaul 2019 - Organised by the GVF - EMP Partnership - Free content
Panel Session 3: Evolution of Ground Equipment: Infrastructure & Device-to-Device Systems
  • Facilitating wireless services outside ground network footprints

  • Optimising solutions for media content

  • Network architecture design considerations in split/parallel routing of voice and signalling, and packet services

  • Satellite as more than a transport layer

  • Small satellite (NGSO) constellations in the M2M/IoT ecosphere

  • High Throughput Satellites and 5G/IoT infrastructures

  • GSO & NGSO satellite solutions & 5G deliverables

  • Networks densification & the role of satellite

  • Satellite seamlessness & footprint ubiquity to service the IoEE

  • Satellite & the device environment of smart city infrastructure

  • Satellite & IoT application markets

  • Utilities: smart power, smart metering

  • Transportation: connected cars, connected trucks

  • Oil, Gas & Mining: exploration & production

  • Civil engineering: construction & maintenance

  • Agriculture: livestock monitoring

  • Health services: rural & remote eHealth

  • Deepukrishnan Pillai - Senior Analyst - Strategy & Market Intelligence, SES
  • Sebastien Couvet - EMEA Sales Manager, Integrasys
  • Christian Rigal - Principal System Engineer, ViaSat
14:20 - 14:40 20 mins
Realising URLLC - Free content
Connectivity requirements in public safety and stadia
  • How operators ensure real-time low latency is reliable for mission critical communications

  • The latest potential for powering facial recognition in stadium security

  • Overcoming the challenges of seamless in-door and out-door connectivity

  • Cyril De Greve - Managing Director, European Stadium & Safety Management Association
14:20 - 14:40 20 mins
6G and Future Technologies - Free Content
Data-driven proactive network optimization in 5G/6G radio access networks
  • Data analytics for online social networks
  • Traffic hotspots identification for 5G small cell deployment
  • Load balancing
  • Jie Zhang - Chair in Wireless Systems, University of Sheffield
14:25 - 14:45 20 mins
Network Densification - Premium content
Turkcell’s 5G Ready Network
  • Differentiators in our existing network

  • 5G readiness project

  • Experience sharing from 5G trials

  • Hot study items on our agenda 

  • Kamil Solmaz - Radio Network Technology Senior Expert, Turkcell
14:25 - 14:45 20 mins
Network as a Service- Premium content
Panel: The services potential of network slicing
  • How can slicing be enabled in LTE & 5G networks 
  • Economically enabling networks from a transport network perspective 
  • New technology options such as segment routing and FlexEthernet 
  • Enabling URLLC and other service types with slices − Charging for slices
  • moderator Jonathan Rowan - TIME (TMT) Partner, Arthur D. Little
  • David Stokes - Senior Portfolio Marketing Manager, ECI
  • Michele Zarri - Technical Director , GSMA
  • Ron Parker - VP Software and Systems Architecture, Affirmed Networks
  • Eyal Yaron - Director Security Innovation, Radware
14:25 - 14:45 20 mins
Virtualisation & the 5G Cloud - Premium content
Creation of new products and services on 5G; a platforms approach to leveraging 5G capabilities
  • 5G Ecosystem – technology platform designed for capacity, speed and low latency

  • Fundamental shift in core architecture into a services based approach & what does that enable

  • Applying platforms model to leveraging 5G test bed, how do we create a platform for services that have not been invented yet 

  • (Leveraging ONAP for) automation, orchestration & service management of 5G technology 

  • Rahim Tafazolli - Director of Institute for Communication Systems (ICS) and 5GIC (5G Innovation Centre), University of Surrey
  • Atul Purohit - Principal Cloud & Automation Strategy Architect, Vodafone Group
14:25 - 14:45 20 mins
5G Automation & Intelligence - Premium content
Panel: Simplifying, accelerating and assuring 5G networks
  • Reducing complexity and economics of testing, verifying and delivering 5G 
  • New approaches to assurance and testing to accelerate 5G innovation 
  • Reviewing standardisation in NSA, and progress on SA, to develop accurate 5G test models
  • Gerhard Auer - Vice President, Sales & Services, EMEA, Spirent
  • Jean-Marius Antonica - Product Manager, Anritsu
  • Petrit Nahi - Chief Scientist RAN, Netscout
  • Philipp Deibert - Associate Partner, Communications, Media and Technology, Oliver Wyman
14:40 - 15:00 20 mins
Realising URLLC - Free content
A manufacturer’s perspective on enabling Industry 4.0 with URLLC
  • The use case for URLLC in highly specialised manufacturing 

  • What a leading manufacturing company wants from an operator partner

  • Examples of how URLLC can directly reduce costs and increase quality

  • Alan Norbury - Digital Industries Chief Technologist, Siemens
14:40 - 15:00 20 mins
6G and Future Technologies - Free Content
Beyond 5G and 6G

- The mandatory multidimensional economic, societal and technological (r)evolution

  • Xavier Priem - Senior Research Fellow, University of Bristol/Smart Internet Lab
14:45 - 15:15 30 mins
Network Densification - Premium content
Panel: Evolution of wireless networks infrastructure towards 5G
  • Making the most of existing infrastructure

  • Bringing 5G in homes and buildings

  • Massive MIMO for 5G NR

  • Moderator Dimitris Mavrakis - Research Director, ABI Research
  • Panellist Andrea Calvi - Head of Network Innovation, Telecom Italia
  • Panellist Paul Clowes - Business Development, Comba Telecom
  • Panellist Caroline Gabriel - Content Director, Small Cell Forum
  • Panellist Andre Doll - CTO, Radio Frequency Systems
  • Panellist Ashish Sharma - Chief Marketing Officer and EVP of IoT & Mobile Solutions, Inseego
  • Cameron Galbraith - Senior Product Marketing Manager, Sitetracker
14:45 - 15:05 20 mins
Network as a Service- Premium content
How 5G can help operators increase their value by focusing on their core strengths
  • Smart ecosystems enabled by communications services are key to digital services

  • Communications providers must provide and use cloud based services with an ecosystems approach to achieve high value e2e services for their customers

  • 5G and pre-5G core technologies are necessary technical enablers for ecosystems participation

  • CSPs in ecosystems can expand their reach and focus on their core value at the same time

  • Eric McMurry - Director CTO Office, Oracle Communications
14:45 - 15:15 30 mins
Virtualisation & the 5G Cloud - Premium content
Panel: Strategies to simplify your mobile network transformation
  • Updating your network to keep in pace with competitors, IoT and MEC
  • Recognising and managing synergies between IT, data centre and telecoms resources 
  • Achieving end-to-end visibility throughout the network and ability to analyse dependencies across layers
  • Moderator Alexander Harrowell - Senior Analyst, SoHo and SME, IT and Telecoms, Ovum
  • Kal Krishnan - Technical Fellow, Comtech Telecommunications
  • Antonio Jose Elizondo Armengol - Head of Network Virtualization Strategy and Technology, Telefónica
  • Todd Spraggins - Strategy Director - Office of the CTO, Oracle Communications
14:45 - 15:05 20 mins
5G Automation & Intelligence - Premium content
Developing an end-to-end 5G automation strategy
  • How is automation changing to enable the wireless networks?
  • Transitioning from static automation to the new autonomic networks
  • Kirsi Valtari - VP of Telco Efficiency, Elisa
15:00 - 15:20 20 mins
Realising URLLC - Free content
The transformative potential of URLLC in healthcare
  • Applying 5G with AI and IoT for more effective patient monitoring 

  • Reducing demand on hospital beds with new 5G enabled products and services

  • The future of 5G in healthcare: findings from the testbeds 

  • Ann Williams - Commissioning and Contracts Manager and Innovation Network Lead, Liverpool City Council
15:00 - 16:00 60 mins
6G and Future Technologies - Free Content
Massive Machine-type Wireless Communications (mMTC)
  • Revenue projections for mMTC 
  • MTC over cellular networks; challenges and opportunities 
  • mMTC requirements and characteristics 
  • mMTC key vertical markets and services
15:05 - 15:45 40 mins
Network as a Service- Premium content
Networking break and exhibition visit
15:05 - 15:45 40 mins
5G Automation & Intelligence - Premium content
Networking break & exhibition visit
15:15 - 15:55 40 mins
Network Densification - Premium content
Networking and refreshment break
15:15 - 15:55 40 mins
Virtualisation & the 5G Cloud - Premium content
Networking break & exhibition visit
15:30 - 16:45 75 mins
Cellular Backhaul 2019 - Organised by the GVF - EMP Partnership - Free content
Panel Session 4: Architectures and Technologies: Meshing Mobile Wireless & Broadband Satellite
  • Satellite dilemmas: Pricing and bandwidth – Wireless carrier perspectives on the satellite offering

  • Satellite & mobile network macro-cell & small-cell architectures

  • Satellite & cellular in hybrid solutions

  • Latency & evolving satellite system networks

  • Network encryption, client security & cyber security imperatives: Satellite & mobile wireless pan-network integration

  • Emerging regional markets – Asia: Contrasts in 4G deployments with continuing 2G roll-out

  • Mobile wireless demand characteristics

  • Emerging markets: Satellite operator and service providers capacity deployments for backhaul

  • M2M growth and IoT expansion: Regional differences impacting mobile wireless backhaul over satellite demand

  • IoEE and satellite ubiquity

  • Jaime Reed - Director Consulting Services, CGI
  • Javier Santos - International Business Development Manager, Inster
  • Gerry Collins - Director Product Mangement, Intelsat
15:45 - 16:05 20 mins
Network as a Service- Premium content
Best practice showcase: Smart city initiatives
  • How are local authorities supporting 5G innovation?

  • Reviewing existing 5G smart city initiatives

  • Best practice for telco, government and infrastructure collaboration

  • Moderator Dario Talmesio - Principal Analyst & Practice Leader, Ovum
  • Eduard Martin - CIO & 5G Programme Director, Mobile World Capital Barcelona
  • Dimitra Simeonidou - Director Smart Internet Lab, Co-Director of the Bristol Digital Futures Institute, University of Bristol
  • Saverio Romeo - Lead Expert, EU Digital Cities Challenge Project
  • Gareth Elliott - Head of Policy and Communications, Mobile UK
15:45 - 16:05 20 mins
5G Automation & Intelligence - Premium content
Preparing for tomorrow’s zero-touch network
  • Using Cloud Native principles to address zero-touch management and operations
  • Reviewing the requirements of new network architectures
  • Cost benefit analysis of automation before retiring technologies
  • Klaus Martiny - Chair of the ISG ZSM (Zero Touch Automation), ETSI
15:55 - 16:15 20 mins
Network Densification - Premium content
5G for in-building coverage
  • What is the 5G in-building cellular coverage opportunity and how to monetise it
  • DAS; competition or partner?
  • Private campus networks and enterprise spectrum ownership
  • Paul Clowes - Business Development, Comba Telecom
15:55 - 16:15 20 mins
Virtualisation & the 5G Cloud - Premium content
Network sharing economics
  • How is network sharing reducing CAPEX/OPEX costs 
  • What multi-tenancy support has 3GPP studied so far? 
  • Introducing vertical segments and service/application providers to assure SLA/QoS 
  • On-demand capacity allocation
  • Brian Aherne - Senior Director Network Platforms & Systems (NPS), Intel
16:05 - 16:25 20 mins
Network as a Service- Premium content
Simplifying business processes for 5G
  • BSS at the core of new 5G service revenue

  • Demystifying BSS for 5G with automation

  • Cost efficiencies of BSS digital transformation

  • Achieving the required flexibility and scalability of your business stack that will truly enable the 5G use cases

  • Achieving real time analytics to maximise customer satisfaction

16:05 - 16:35 30 mins
5G Automation & Intelligence - Premium content
AI for edge devices
  • What are the reasons for AI processing to move to the edge? 
  • The wireless edge as key to realising the full potential of 5G 
  • Does fog computing fully support the requirement for ultra-low latency and high bandwidth? 
  • How does edge AI reinforce the Massive IoT network dream? 
  • How is the evolution of AI applications driving the need for new chipset solutions?
16:15 - 16:35 20 mins
Network Densification - Premium content
Bringing 5G in homes and buildings
  • How 5G is revolutionizing the in-building wireless game.

  • How the denser network architecture will impact in-building network lifecycle management.

  • How AR/VR can greatly enhance a new network design experience.

  • Stephane Bendayan - Solution Director, Carrier Market, iBwave
16:15 - 16:35 20 mins
Virtualisation & the 5G Cloud - Premium content
Software-defined access and the next gen central office

Access infrastructure strategists are adopting telco cloud/virtualization concepts as they look at how their network assets and facilities will deliver the retail, enterprise and wholesale access services of the 5G future, but there are various schools of thought on how this should be tackled. This session looks at the options and what impact a software-defined access network can make on an operator's prospects.

16:45 - 17:45 60 mins
Cellular Backhaul 2019 - Organised by the GVF - EMP Partnership - Free content
Networking break
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