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Private Wireless Networks Summit


Thu, 29 Sep: 09:00 - 12:00 PDT

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Level 2, W229, WEST HALL

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Enterprise technology leaders in every industry will apply Industry 4.0 advances to help improve operations and Private Mobile Networks are crucial to that effort.


Private Mobile Networks are disrupting how businesses build their enterprise network, offering more reliable connectivity, faster data rates, lower latency, and greater scalability and network control. Private network operators deploy their own security policies to authorize users, prioritize traffic, and, most importantly, to ensure that sensitive data does not leave the premises without authorization.


Most importantly, Private Mobile Networks will drive innovation for all enterprise sectors, enabling mobile augmented-reality (AR) and virtual-reality (VR) applications. As more enterprises realize the benefits of Private Mobile Networks, applications will expand.


Learn more at the Private Mobile Networks Summit at MWC Las Vegas. Attend the Summit to meet leading vendors, systems integrators, thought leaders and hear the latest on Private Mobile Networks adoption, proofs of concepts and early deployments.


Dave Wright, President, OnGo Alliance


Private Wireless Networks for enterprises, governments and educational institutions are primarily driven by CBRS technology, solutions and services. CBRS-powered private, fixed wireless, and neutral host networks span a host of vertical markets throughout the US, and are gaining more adoption with airports, K-12 school districts, WISPs, Mobile Operators, municipalities and more. This kick off session provides an update from the OnGo Alliance and the near-term view for the growth of private wireless network adoption.


The Enterprise CTO’s Perspective on Private 4G/5G Wireless Networks

This session is dedicated to sharing effective methods for telecom service providers to grow their revenue in the Enterprise markets through the enablement of Private 5G Networks. We will discuss it from the Enterprise PoV and the value/ROI from a CIO's perspective.  The key is to sell Enterprise Value not 5G technology and features.  We will a deep dive on Industrial Manufacturing & Ports as examples by discussing their use cases, Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and business value levers.


Dean Willard, Managing Director, Imagine Wireless
Rajeev Puri, Chief Technology Officer, Industrial, Communications & Power sector, Kyndryl


A New Era in Productivity, Mobility and Cloud Services

Enterprises are accelerating their digital transformation with adoption of private 5G connectivity intersecting with AI applications. 5G delivers the higher performance and low latency connections reliably and securely to deliver the business outcomes ranging from automation, customer experience, safety and security applications. This panel explores how customers and ecosystem partners are utilizing private networks to speed up innovation to transform industries with seamless connected intelligence at the edge.


Ken Cavanaugh, Principal Partner Enablement, Microsoft (Panel host)
Aaron Reich, Managing Director Emerging Technology and Ventures, Avanade
Kyle Allen, Senior Product Director, Airspan


Private Wireless from Concept to Connectivity in a Multi-Service Network

Cloud-based, software defined and located at the edge, Private Wireless offers a new deployment model for enterprises, education and local government. This session details a dynamic recent use case of Private Wireless as a Service in a University deployment that extends beyond the campus itself. Leveraging the extensive fiber network, Federated Wireless and technology leaders at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo are developing a multi-faceted private network to serve the needs of students, campus staff, members of the on-campus innovation hub and smart agriculture projects in development by students in the field.


Kishore Raja, VP Commercial Technology Solutions. Federated Wireless
Paul Jurasin, Director and co-founder of the Cal Poly Digital Transformation Hub, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo



Best Practices to Plan and Launch a Private Wireless Deployment

Private Mobile Networks are becoming more and more mainstream.  Enterprises have reached the capability limits of WiFi and are demanding dedicated spectrum, QoS (URLCC/TSN) and Security for their wireless requirements.  As a result, Enterprises are seeking private wireless solutions as part of their overall Digital transformation.  Based on our experience of deploying Enterprise Private Mobile Networks, we will share the people, process and tools need to deploy an Enterprise Private Mobile Network and, the real-life lessons learned with a checklist of the items you need to get it right the first time.


Moderator: Tim Downs, SmartGig Media


Mike Owen, CTO, Bearcom
Jim Jacobellis, SVP of Sales and Technology Partners for Alef Edge, Alef
Jamaal Smith, Head of Sales & Channel Development, Kajeet


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