Mark Goldberg

#CTS18: The 5G journey

On Tuesday, June 5, 2018, Eric Smith, VP, Regulatory Affairs for the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association moderated a panel entitled “The 5G Journey” at The 2018 Canadian Telecom Summit. Panelists included:
  • Alexander Brock, SVP, Network Technologyv Rogers Communications
  • Tim Dinesen, EVP, Network, Xplornet Communications
  • Brian O’Shaughnessy, SVP & CTO, Converged Networks, Shaw Communications
  • Bruce Rodin, VP Wireless Networks, Bell
  • Kyriakos Vergos, VP Sales – North America, Airspan Networks

Will 5G be a catalyst for innovation and economic growth? Will it shine a light on the importance of Canada’s wireless networks?

Coincident with The 2018 Canadian Telecom Summit, the 5G Canada Council website was launched:

5G is more than just a new wave form. The reduction in latency permits all kinds of new applications and capabilities.

As Bruce Rodin said during the session, 5G is an evolution in the network, but a revolution in what the network can deliver.

You can read the account of the 5G panel, or watch the complete session on YouTube.

As always, your comments are welcome.

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