What Telcos Want from 5G

Sep 5, 2018

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Actually they seem to want and expect different things. Some expect the customer to reign supreme: where today telcos focus on their own products, in the future it will be about the customer, says one of our interviewees. And customers will need to bring us their own ideas about how they want to digitise, says another. Some telcos don't expect big changes straight away: according to one, 5G is just an evolution of the current network towards more bandwidth.

Berit Svendsen, EVP of Telenor Group and & CEO of Telenor Norway
Marcus Brunner, Chief Researcher, Head of Standardization, Swisscom
Mustafa Ergen, Chief Technology Advisor, Turk Telekom, 5G PPP & ITU
Dr Petja Heimbach, VP of Communications, Deutsche Telekom
Jari Collin, CTO, Telia Finland
Howard Watson, CTIO, BT

Filmed at 5G World, London

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