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BIG 5G Event


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16-18 May, 2022
Austin Convention Center, Austin

Simon Buckingham
CEO at Nonvoice Agency


Simon Buckingham is a mobile industry expert who has specialized in launching nonvoice mobile internet services for over 25 years from text messages right through to the latest 5G apps. His most recent venture is Nonvoice Agency, the World’s First 5G App Agency.

Simon started his career at Vodafone in 1991 and worked as part of the team that launched SMS and mobile data services.  In 1999 he founded Mobile Streams, the leading mobile content provider, and worked there for 20 years until 2020. During his time as CEO of Mobile Streams, Simon launched many mobile services including SMS text messaging services;; mobile games channels and Appitalism – a leading mobile app store.

Simon is an experienced global business executive having managed technology businesses in the UK, Europe, the USA, Latin America, Asia Pacific and India. He is the author of many industry publications such as the popular "Yes 2 SMS" and is also a prolific speaker and commentator on 5G.