MWC 2023 Showcase
2023 MWC Hot Topics from Thought Leaders
The following media comprises interviews and other content related to MWC 2023. Views expressed are those of the presenting individuals and companies and may not necessarily represent views of Converge! Network Digest or AvidThink.
Great progress with 5G
The industry has made great progress on all fronts with 5G standardization, rollouts, market penetration and innovative uses cases. Chris Pearson, president of 5G Americas, shares a brief commentary at Mobile World Congress 2023 in Barcelona.
Accedian Makes the Case for Private 5G
Accedian’s Richard Piasentin discusses private 5G networks and why they’re becoming increasingly popular among businesses. Private 5G networks offer a lean and agile solution to effectively deploy and operate services with specific configurations that can vary by site.
The case for 60GHz Indoor Wireless Backhaul
What happens when you combine beamforming with 60 GHz wireless? Dave Sumi makes the case for 60GHz Indoor Wireless Backhaul.
Monetizing Network Infrastructure from Core to Edge
What’s best path to monetizing network infrastructure? Shekar Ayyar provides a walk-through of the Arccus booth at Mobile World Congress 2023. ACE – a cloud-native, programmable platform that modernizes 5G networks from edge to multi-cloud – is the centerpiece solution. It brings together Arrcus’ foundational network operating system, 5G and multi-cloud connectivity, and analytics and management technologies into a unified platform to address use cases.
Better WiFi6 coming to Mobile World Congress
Trouble uploading videos to YouTube at Mobile World Congress or other large public venue? WiFI6 can help, says Derek Peterson, CTO, Boingo.
Action continues with O-RAN
What’s really happening with O-RAN and v RAN? Dell’s Sandro Tavares gives an update from Mobile World Congress on technical and market progress with O-RAN, including on-chip acceleration from Intel and other Layer 1 strategies.
Private Mobility as a Growth Driver for Industry
Everything depends on connectivity. As industries continue to digitize their operations, they are looking for better, more secure, seamless connectivity. Here is a perspective from Aaron Chaisson VP of Telecom and Edge Solutions Marketing
EdgeQ's multi-node 4G/5G Base Station-on-a-Chip
Cost and power are the biggest challenges in cellular infrastructure. In this Mobile World Congress showcase, Vinay Ravuri highlights EdgeQ‘s multi-node 4G/5G Base Station-on-a-Chip. EdgeQ’s platform uniquely features a production-grade L1 stack that is open and customizable.
The 2023 Potential for 5G FWA
What’s the potential for 5G Fixed Wireless Access (FWA)? Has the technology or market conditions changed in 2023? Hear theperspective of John Yazlle, Head of FWA, Ericsson.
Building APIs for Opening and Monetizing 5G Network Resources
Ericsson’s Jan Karlsson discusses an API demonstration linking Zoom and Vonage with resources in the 5G networks of Orange, Telefónica, and Vodafone. The ambition is for all three operators to use the same QoD API, defined, developed and documented in CAMARA, the open source project driven by Linux Foundation in collaboration with GSMA, which is available for all operators to implement thereby maximizing the potential benefits for the developer community.
zPrivate Wireless meets Edge Computing
Nokia has established a leading position in the private wireless arena with traction at many industrial sites in Europe and beyond. What comes next? In this video, Nokia’s Stephan Litjens talks about integrating industrial applications with high-performance networking.
5G Monetization Strategies
How can mobile operators achieve a return-on-investment for the billions of dollars they have spent on 5G upgrades? In this Mobile World Congress 2023 video, Dan Hays shares a few thoughts on 5G monetization strategies.
MWC23: The Year the Pivot Begins
Mobile World Congress 2023 marks an important inflection point, says Geoff Hollingworth — the industry realizes that it needs to pivot to telco cloud. It needs to change how it processes core network function. The mobile now knows that it must embrace software, cloud, and automation
The Best Way to Get Started with Telco Cloud
What’s new in telco cloud at Mobile World Congress 2023? The questions from mobile operators have changed, Vivek Chadha. It is no longer “what is telco cloud” but rather “what is the best way to get started with telco cloud.
The 5G and satellite connection at #MWC23
New satellites bring new possibilities. This is especially true for the coming generation of medium Earth orbit (MEO) satellites from SES. J-P Hemingway shares his perspective from Mobile World Congress 2023 in Barcelona.
Making 5G faster, cheaper, better
Siklu’s Ilan Moshe comments on what is needed to make 5G faster, cheaper, better. Recorded at Mobile World Congress 2023 in Barcelona.
Advancing Service Assurance with 5G
Steve Douglas, Head of 5G Strategy, Spirent Communications, provides key insights on a new generation of operational support systems that is bringing active asssure capabilities to market. The is driven by the migration to 5G architecture.
Mobile Operator Shift Focus to Capital Efficiency and New Revenue Streams
Communications Service Providers are focusing on capital efficiency as they continue the rollout of their 5G infrastructures. A second key area of focus for mobile operators concerns new revenue streams. Here are some highlights of Spirent‘s annual 5G report, presented by Steve Douglas, Head of 5G Strategy, Spirent Communications. To download the report, please visit: www.spirent.com/assets/the-spirent-2023-5g-report
Delivering Private Wireless Experiences
5G is revolutionizing the digital transformation story for enterprises.
Tata Communications is bringing private 5G networks to the fore to ensure coverage, flexibility, low-latency, mobility, and performance. Vishy Ramaswamy, Vice President – 5G & Digital Solutions at Tata Communications, provides an overview at #MWC23.
MWC23 Showcase: Enabling Open RAN at scale in commercial networks
What will it take for OpenRAN to move to the level of scalable commercial deployment? And what can we expect on the show floor on Open RAN, both at the TIP Pavilion and from others in the ecosystem? Kristian Toivo, Executive Director, Telecom Infra Project (TIP), provides commentary before MWC 2023 kicks off.