IoT and 5G at #MWCA18

According to Machina Research, the number of IoT connections will increase fourfold between 2016 and 2025 in North America, reaching nearly 6 billion. Furthermore, by 2025, North America will have nearly 210 million 5G connections (© GSMA Intelligence 2018). Learn more and meet all of the right professionals in the mobile, IoT, and 5G spaces – only at #MWCA18.

IoT

In 2016, mobile technologies and services generated 3.9% of GDP in North America, a contribution that amounted to $790 billion of economic value added. By the end of the decade, this contribution will increase to just over $1 trillion (4.7% of GDP) as greater use of mobile technologies, including M2M and IoT solutions, drives improvements in productivity. (© GSMA Intelligence 2018).

5G

North America is expected to see the same rapid pace of adoption of 5G services as seen with 4G. 5G adoption will occur faster than in any other region – around half of connections will be on 5G networks by 2025, compared to around 30% in Europe and the leading Asian markets (© GSMA Intelligence 2018).

As new technologies mature (AI, autonomous vehicles, data analytics, advanced AR/VR), new use cases for 5G will likely emerge, particularly in the enterprise segment, which is largely considered the major source of new operator revenues for 5G.

Find out what this means for you and your business at #MWCA18.

Thought Leadership at a Glance

7:30 a.m. – 9:05 a.m. 5G Moves from Trials to Commercial Reality: What’s Next? (Partner Program: Fierce Wireless)
9:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Tech Focus: Using Data Analytics to Drive Growth (Partner Program: Conduent)
9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. IoT Talk – Are You Sure You’re Ready? IoT Product Launches – Legal/Regulatory Considerations – Presented by: Perkins Coie
9:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. IoT Tour – MWCA Tours & Experiences
10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 5G & NFV Tour – MWCA Tours & Experiences
10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. IoT Talk – Presented by: 3Z Telecom
1:00 p.m. – 1:50 p.m. 5G Ready: A Spectrum Policy Update
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Network Optimization Conference

  • Network Analytics, Diagnostics & Service Assurance
  • Open Networks
  • Automating the Network: AI & Machine Learning
  • The Network Edge

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. IoT Conference

  • The IoT Landscape
  • Delivering IoT at Scale
  • IoT Deployments: Case Studies
  • Securing IoT for the Enterprise

1:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. IoT Tour – MWCA Tours & Experiences
2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. IoT Talk – Presented by: Arrow
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Securing Our Connected World
2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. 5G & NFV Tour – MWCA Tours & Experiences
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Rethinking Business Models: Choosing to Succeed (Partner Program: Vodafone)
3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. IoT Talk – Securing the Lifecycle of an IoT Device – Presented by: Mocana
3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. GSMA Seminar: Future Networks: 5G Beyond Mobile Broadband
4:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. 4YFN Keynote featuring James Dean, SenSat
4:10 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Wireless Policy From the Inside: The FCC Legal Advisors’ View
4:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. 4YFN Keynote featuring Steve Sprague, Rivetz
4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. IoT Talk – IoT Connectivity: Does One Size Fit All? – Presented by Sigfox USA
7:30 a.m. – 9:05 a.m. RAN Innovation: How, Why, and When (Partner Program: Fierce Wireless)
9:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Keynote 3: The Fourth Industrial Revolution
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. IoT Tour – MWCA Tours & Experiences
9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. IoT Talk – Presented by: Arrow
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Endpoint, IoT, & Mobile Mangaement for CIOs (Partner Program: IBM Security)
10:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. 5G & NFV Tour – MWCA Tours & Experiences
10:15 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. IoT 101 – Digital Transformation University (Partner Program: James Brehm & Associates)
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. GSMA Seminar: Spectrum: 5G – Will Regulators Make or Break It? Views From Around the World
10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. IoT Talk – Accelerating Global IoT – Presented by: BICS
12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. 5G Entertainment Innovation (4YFN)
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. 5G Conference

  • 5G: The CTO Session
  • 5G Deployment Models
  • 5G Trials
  • 5G and Smart City Networks

1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. International Perspectives on Spectrum and 5G
1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. IoT Tour – MWCA Tours & Experiences
2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. IoT Talk – Economic Imperatives for IoT – Presented by: CSG
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Building Our Way to a Robust 5G Future
2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Powering the Intelligent Edge (Partner Program: Award Solutions)
2:00 p.m – 5:00 p.m. Shaping the Telematics and ELD Market with ATrack & VisTracks (Partner Program: ATrack Technology Inc. & VisTracks Inc)
2:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. 5G & NFV Tour – MWCA Tours & Experiences
2:30 p.m. – 3:20 p.m. Building Our Way to a Robust 5G Future
3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. 4YFN Keynote featuring Mustafa Ergen, Turk Telecom
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Washington Talks Wireless with FCC Commissioners and Meredith Attwell Baker
3:15 p.m – 3:45 p.m. IoT Talk – Solve the IoT Connectivity Dilemma to Advance Digital Innovation – Presented by: SAP
3:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Converging Markets and Regulations in the 5G Era
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Networking Event, hosted by McAfee
4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. IoT Talk – Industrial IoT – How to Deliver High Performance Connectivity with Private LTE – Presented by: Athonet
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Device Certification for the Americas (Partner Program: Global Certification Forum)
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Redefining 5G Security from Real-World Deployments (Partner Program: A10 Networks)
9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. IoT Talk – Deploy, Monitor, and Monetize the Next Gen of 5G Through IoT Command and Control – Presented by: N3N
9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Drones, Security, and Profitability (Partner Program: E.J. Krause & Associates)
9:45 a.m – 12:15 p.m. 5G & NFV Tour – MWCA Tours & Experiences
10:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. IoT Tour – MWCA Tours & Experiences
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. The Business Case for 5G Fixed Wireless Access (Partner Program: NetComm)

Gain Insights from Industry Experts

  • Andre Fuetsch, CTO, AT&T
  • Derek Peterson, CTO, Boingo Wireless
  • Erik Ekudden, SVP & CTO, Ericsson
  • Dipti Vachani, VP and GM of Internet of Things Group, Intel
  • Senthil Sengodan, Head of North America Strategy, Nokia
  • John Saw, CTO, Sprint
  • Glenn Lurie, CEO, Synchronoss
  • William Hurley, CMO, Syniverse
  • Neville Ray, CTO, T-Mobile
  • Nicola Palmer, Chief Network Officer, Verizon Wireless
  • Ludovico Fassati, Head of IoT, Vodafone Americas

Explore Innovation by Key Players on the Exhibition Floor

  • Arrow
  • AT&T
  • Ericsson
  • Kore Wireless
  • Microsoft
  • Qualcomm
  • Samsung
  • Spirent
  • Sprint
  • Verizon

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