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5G Series Digital Week 2018 - 12-16 March

With 5 free webinars covering 5G trials, network slicing, the 5G business case and more, join us for the 5G Series Digital Week 2018!

Unleashing the full potential of the network – Network Slicing and The Road to 5G

12th March 2018, 4pm GMT/12pm EDT
The evolution from current 4G/LTE networks to 5G is likely to be an ongoing process globally for the next 5-10 years. Network slicing will be a pivotal component of 5G, supporting a wealth of use cases and enabling network as a service.
This discussion will delve into:

  • How will 5G network slicing impact business models?
  • What benefits does this serve for IoT?
  • Results of trials
  • Network-as-a-Service for different use cases
  • In practice; 4G use cases
  • What slices will be allocated and how can operators best identify what slices are needed


Sue Rudd, Director, Strategy Analytics


NirlayKundu, Distinguished Engineer/Architect, Verizon Innovation Labs

Andy Corston-Petrie, Principal Researcher of Converged Core Networks and Services, BT

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5G in Practice – What have recent trials taught us?

13th March 2018, 4pm GMT/12pm EDT
5G trials have been taking place across the world, with many more planned in 2018. In this webinar, our experts take a global view on 5G trials.
This will include discussion of:

  • Which operators/ vendors seem to be making the most progress
  • The priorities in different regions
  • Use cases emerging from trials


Istvan Lajtos, Former Delivery Director, Bristol is Open


Yves Bellégo, Director, Network Strategy, Orange Group

Luciano Mendes, Research Coordinator, Inatel

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Connecting the Future – The opportunities of IoT

14th March 2018, 4pm GMT/12pm EDT

5G technology will massively increase the capacity of our networks, enabling a huge range of connected devices. In this webinar our experts discuss how operators can prepare their network for IoT applications.

This will include discussion of:

  • Connected cars and smart transport
  • Other smart city applications
  • The smart home
  • Industrial IoT


Janette Stewart, Principal, Analysys Mason


Fuencisla Merino, Assistant Director IoT, Ooredoo Qatar

Elrashid Ibrahim, Director Digital & ICT Platforms Planning, Du

Simon Torrance, Senior Independent Advisor on Business Model Transformation

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The 5G Business Case

15th March 2018, 4pm GMT/12pm EDT
There is a lot of hype surrounding 5G. But with operators already struggling to convert the exponential growth of mobile data services into increased revenue, where is the ROI in 5G? In this webinar our experts cut through the hype and look at the business realities.

This will include:

  • What will be the financial outlay for 5G and can it be justified?
  • Do consumers actually want 5G?
  • Can a 5G use case be implemented without a business case to support it?
  • When, if ever, will industries become the primary customer of operators, rather than consumers?


Marcin Dryjanski, Principal Consultant, Grandmetric


Ian Watson, CEO, Cellcard Cambodia

John Saad, CEO, iflix MENA

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Cybersecurity in future networks

16th March 2018, 4pm GMT/12pm EDT

With so many recent, high profile cyberattacks making the news, it is more important than ever to keep our networks secure. 5G networks bring with them new security challenges. In this webinar, our experts discuss how the industry can keep up with an evolving cyber threat landscape.

This will include discussion of:

  • Security evolution from 4G to 5G
  • Risks posed by new use cases such as the IoT
  • Security opportunities in using AI and machine learning
  • Regulatory considerations


Anand PrasadChairman, 3GPP SA3

Jaya Baloo, CISO, KPN

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