BIG 5G Event 2020

5G: made for innovation

September 22 – September 24, 2020

5G is the key to empowering new services and use cases for people, businesses and society at large. Ericsson is leading this 5G revolution. We are advancing the information and communications technology industry with innovations in radio, transport, core, management and orchestration, cloud infrastructure and business models.

You can learn more about our 5G innovations at the BIG 5G Event 2020 in September. This virtual event brings together the entire 5G ecosystem including telecom experts, enterprise decision makers and eager 5G application developers to cover hot topics.

There is no cost for operators and enterprises registration! Register now. 

While at the event, you won’t want to miss our speaking sessions on winning the 5G race transport and monetizing 5G. Also, make sure you stop by our virtual event space.

You can learn more about the event by checking out the event agenda and registration page.

Ericsson Speaking Sessions

Niklas Heuveldop, President and CEO, Ericsson North America

Super Platinum Keynote: Thursday, September 24, 11:00 AM CT

The 5G race and industry leadership in the digital era

5G is an innovation platform that will bring billions of dollars in benefits to enterprises, public sector and service providers. The key is winning the global Race to 5G, to gain first-mover advantage and help industry segments take the lead in new growth opportunities. This keynote will share intriguing use cases and an approach to capitalize on the 5G platform.

Photo of Mika Heikkinen, Head of Product Line Transport, Business Area Networks

Mika Heikkinen, Head of Product Line Transport, Business Area Networks

Platinum Presentation: Tuesday, September 22, 01:30 PM CT

5G Transport Network Evolution: What’s coming next in the 5G Transport Network journey?

5G is a game changer! With new RAN technologies, architectures, and interfaces, 5G brings new, never-seen-before challenges to transport networks. During this keynote presentation, Ericsson’s Mika Heikkinen, Global Head of Transport Products, will discuss lessons learned from initial 5G RAN deployments and impact to today’s transport networks, how the traditional notion of backhaul must evolve with 5G, and share insights as to how transport networks will have to adapt as 5G RAN matures.


Photo of Peter Linder, Head of 5G Marketing, Ericsson North America

Peter Linder, Head of 5G Marketing, Ericsson North America

Keynote panel discussion: Wednesday, September 23, 11:45 AM CT

The multibillion-dollar question – How will carriers monetize 5G?

  • Keeping it simple: Where are the most immediate 5G wins?
  • Are consumer value propositions for 5G services failing to resonate?
  • Will carriers really leverage 5G to become strategic suppliers to enterprise?
  • Are smaller enterprises being overlooked? How can these companies capitalize on the 5G opportunity?
  • Who will win more – SIs, industry specialists, telecoms equipment vendors, or carriers?
  • Avoiding revenue erosion, or building new streams? Pricing models for 5G services

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