Workshop agenda

Get answers to your questions

5G is the “Star Trek era”

  • What are the requirements that need to be met for 5G development?
  • What are key components of 5G technologies?
  • How will 5G impact network design?
  • How will 5G be positioned in real-world business environments?
  • What are the expectations of key vertical industries that 5G must meet?
  • What are the uncertainties and challenges of 5G development?
  • When will be the 5G market reality?
  • Which use cases with 5G are the most promising?

Why you should attend this unique Workshop?

In one day, you will:

  • Understand the technical architecture, business models and societal impacts of 5G technology.
  • Operators will know how to leverage technology building blocks for fast rollout in profitable business segments.
  • Financial people will understand the essentials of the 5G business case modelling and Regulators will appreciate the impact of 5G on the digital economy.
  • Manufacturing managers will learn about how 5G Robotics will change industry as will Doctors realise their dream of virtual Tele surgery.
  • Software developers will be given fresh hope about new applications and content that will drive the space age economy.
  • And participants will be given an opportunity to contribute their perspectives on how 5G will transform lives in Europe.

Workshop leader

Sadiq Malik is Principal Consultant at Broadband Gurus Network which provides a portfolio of consultancy services to address the ongoing business challenges faced by organisations throughout the telecoms value chain.

Passionate about new technologies, published Author and fanatical about digital transformation. Solid track record of projects in business development and strategic thinking in the Telco, CSP world. Artful blender of technical, commercial and financial elements to create networks that respond to the new age digital consumer.

5G is envisioned to be a unifying connectivity fabric that will connect virtually everything around us — from enabling enhanced mobile broadband services and mission-critical communications to connecting the massive Internet of Things — as well as support use cases not completely known today.

During this intensive Masterclass, you will learn about how Telcos might leverage technology parameters within the 5G standards and figure out how various stakeholders in the value chain where they can locate a valuable niche.

We will also examine the real experiences of Tier 1 Telcos as they rollout out 5G in S.Korea, USA, Schengen zone. What are the impediments, what the consumers expect and what might be blue ocean opportunities.

  • 09:00 - 11:15

    5G Technology Building Blocks

    • 3GPP Roadmap: From 5G and beyond
    • MM Wave, Virtualisation, Small Cells, Slicing, MEC, MIMO ++
    • Understanding 5G Spectrum and Fibre backhaul
    • Creating the 5G capability matrix
    • QA
  • 11:15 - 11:45

    Networking Break

  • 11:45 - 12:45

    5G Use cases

    • Consumer Apps: Enhanced MBB, VR, Media Entertainment
    • Industrial Apps: IoT, Robotic Manufacturing, Public Safety
    • Societal Apps: Connected Cities, Autonomous Cars, Health Care
    • Blue Ocean opportunities: Urban Air Mobility, Private 5G etc
    • QA
  • 12:45 - 13:45


  • 13:45 - 14:45

    Review of 5G Operator case studies

    • The leaders: Full Steam Ahead With USA, S.Korea , Australia,
    • Europe: Catching up big time (Germany, UK, Switzerland & Nordics Lead)
    • ROW: Dragon Economies breathing 5G fire led by China Godzilla
    • Initial Operator Strategies: Connectivity, Services, Content Enablement
    • QA
  • 14:45 - 15:45

    5G Business Case dilemma

    • Mapping 5G parameters: Capacity, Coverage, Throughput
    • What are the 5G cost elements and migration strategies from 4 to 5 G
    • New Business Models: NAAS, Ecosystems, Neutral host, Flywheel
    • Network preps: revamping the IT stack (BSS)
    • QA
  • 15:45 - 16:15

    Networking Break

  • 16:15 - 17:00

    5G: Monetising Data with adjacent technologies

    • AI and Machine Learning
    • Data Center strategies: Cloud to Edge
    • Open API and Quantum crypto
    • Cloud native architectures and Automation
    • QA
  • 17:00 - 17:45

    Kick starting the 5G journey: Route Map

    • Low cost rollout strategies across product life cycle
    • Network sharing benefits
    • Acquiring street assets and Fibre
    • CAPEX / OPEX optimization strategies
    • QA
  • 17:45 - 18:00

    Wrap Up

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