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BIG 5G Event
15-17 May, 2023
Austin Convention Center, Austin

Ariel Topasso
Director, Data Networks Engineering at Rogers Communications


Ariel is currently leading the Data Networks Engineering team at Rogers Communications Inc., Canada’s largest Wireless and Cable/MSO operator; his responsibilities include the design and development of Rogers’ wireless packet core (5G Core, EPC/LTE, subscriber data management platforms), network policy platforms for wireless and wireline, signalling platforms, DNS, roaming platforms and others. Ariel has 15+ years of experience leading high performance technical design, development and delivery teams in large-scale Wireless and Wireline operators, driving innovation and new technology introduction including Canada’s first production 5G Core for 5G Standalone services; Canada’s first fully virtualized IMS core, launching and scaling VoLTE and VoWiFi, as well as many platform virtualization implementations on OpenStack/KVM and Cloud Native (docker/k8s) environments. Ariel has an Electronics Engineering degree from the University of Buenos Aires (graduated with Honours). Ariel has a passion for all-things Cloud, automation, open source platforms large and small, as well as digital photography.

Agenda Sessions

  • Service Provider Address | Commercializing the 5G SA Network