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October 22, 2019
403A (Concourse Level 2), Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC),

How network technology investment drives 5G strategies

How network technology investment drives 5G services strategies

A FREE Light Reading breakfast workshop produced for MWC19 Los Angeles

A Free breakfast workshop for all MWC Los Angeles attendees

About the event:
About the event:

With 5G being deployed at pace across North America, operators are poised to translate this new network capability into advanced services that will transform enterprise mobility and delight consumers. By working across the wider ecosystem and co-creating with customers, the opportunity is to re-shape the mobile industry and make it integral to new value chains.

Light Reading's 5G Network & Service Strategies breakfast event is designed to provide insight into how network technology investment drives 5G services strategies. By connecting the dots been between 5G network capability, commercial service offers and customer value, the event aims to explore the scope of this opportunity.  

The breakfast workshop format offers an opportunity for concise information exchange and in-person networking, without impacting your agenda for the rest of the day.

Event topics include:
Event topics include:
  • Deployment of 5G NR in low-band, mid-band and high-band spectrum and the implications for cell site density and topology, time-to-market and the performance of end-user services.
  • Discussion of how 5G technology can drive the service offer. Including how co-creation of services between operators, customers and cloud providers can expand the wireless eco-system and addressable market.
  • A look ahead to "Phase II" technology developments and service innovations. Over time 5G will extend operators' reach into a wide variety of enterprise and consumer verticals, from automotive to healthcare to industry 4.0 and more
Event Host:
Event Host:

Gabriel Brown: Principal Analyst – Mobile Networks and 5G, Heavy Reading

Gabriel leads mobile network research for Heavy Reading. He covers system architecture including RAN, core, and service-layer platforms. Key research topics include 5G, LTE Advanced, software-based mobile core, and the application of cloud technologies to mobile networking. Gabriel has more than 15 years’ experience as a mobile network analyst. Prior to joining Heavy Reading, he was Chief Analyst for Light Reading’s Insider research service; before that, he was editor of IP Wireline and Wireless Week at London's Euromoney Institutional Investor.


Attendees will comprise decision-makers and executives from across the 4G/5G ecosystem including senior-level representation from premier Tier 1 carriers, such as Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile. Attendees in 2018 included: