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Where do we stand and where are we going in next generation mobile technology? Listen in as we engage in frank discussions with industry thought-leaders about the latest developments in 5G and what they mean for consumers, businesses, and society at large.

Mobile Network Transport Requirements for 5G

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Laurie Spiegel talks to Shane McClelland (VP of Strategy for Transport Solutions in North America) about the three 5G RAN drivers of transport transformation.


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15 Minutes with 5G Hosts

15 Minutes with 5G Host: Laurie Spiegel

Laurie Spiegel is Marketing Campaign Manager at Ericsson, focused on promoting the Ericsson 5G network, software and service offerings across North America.  She previously marketed the Ericsson OSS solutions supporting service orchestration across hybrid physical and virtual networks. Her expertise in technology, operations and systems comes from helping service providers develop, assess and execute strategies such as network modernization, market entry and new service deployment.

15 Minutes with 5G Host: Pam Mallette

Pam Mallette is responsible for driving customer engagement and new business growth in North America at Ericsson. Pam strives to paint a comprehensive picture of the benefits of new technologies and trends in the Telecommunication Industry. Prior to working at Ericsson Pam was the VP of Marketing at Telcordia, a leading software and services provider to the Telecommunications Industry.

Mobile Network Transport Requirements for 5G

With 5G technology moving out of the lab and into the marketplace, the transport network must evolve in alignment with the 5G radio access and core networks. Now is the time for those transport networks to come out of the shadows and into the limelight. Listen to Ericsson expert Shane McClelland outline the requirements for transport in a fast-moving and synchronized network evolution to 5G.

Make your network powerful: 5G Ready Core

According to Ericsson’s latest Mobility Report (November 2017), 37% of mobile subscriptions in North America are expected to be for 5G in 2023.  That’s only 5 years away!! The core network, a critical link in the 5G technology chain, must be flexible enough to support the robust requirements of applications that are yet to be envisaged. In this episode, we talk about how essential flexibility can be architected into a more futureproof 5G core.

The Business Potential for 5G in Industry Digitalization

Pam talks to Monika Byléhn about 5G enablement and the opportunities to apply this emerging technology to enhance the rollout of digitalization across 10 different industries.  It’s about the industries that will lead in 5G, but additional considerations that operators should keep in mind for targeting specific industries are revealed.

Consider 5G fixed wireless access to transform your bottom line

Anders Svensson, Principal Solution Manager for 5G at Ericsson, talks to Pam about how 5G fixed wireless access can provide an economic solution to meet broadband demand in suburban and urban homes and businesses while setting the foundation for a comprehensive fixed/mobile 5G network.

Are Operators Ready for 5G?

Pam Mallette, Head of Customer Engagement Marketing talks to Peter Linder, one of Ericsson’s most perceptive 5G thinkers, about Ericsson’s just-released 5G Readiness Survey.
 This annual report explores operators’ progress on the road to 5G.

How Network Slicing Can Pay Off

Jan Häglund, Head of Architecture & Solutions at Ericsson, talks to Pam about a new study from Ericsson and BT
 that quantifies the benefits of network slicing for operators. 

Boost Network Capacity while Getting Ready for 5G

Pam talks to Paul Challoner (VP Network Product Solutions for Ericsson North America) about getting ready for 5G -- boosting network capacity to meet growing demand by increasing spectral efficiency.

A Preview of Mobile World Congress Americas

Pam gets a sneak preview of 5G innovations that will be on display at Mobile World Congress Americas 2017
 from Keith Shank, Director of Events and Experiences for Ericsson North America.