6GSYMPOSIUM EUROPE

Paths To 2030,
Relevance For 2022

23-25, May 2022 • Virtual Event

Alex Lawrence

“Being very direct” – A Conversation with Enea on Telcos’ Multivendor Digital Transformations

6GWorld recently spoke with Enea’s VP Technology & Telecoms Oliver Korfmacher exploring the changes afoot within operators to meet the demands of a more open, multivendor environment. Among other things we explore the risks of new types of lock-in, the ownership of data models, the adoption of new skills and mindsets.

Into the Metaverse: Business Cases, Enterprise Opportunities and a Gold Rush

6GWorld spoke to Jiani Zhang, Chief Software Officer at Capgemini Engineering, about the use cases and opportunities underlying the metaverse hype. It’s far from an upgrade to World of Warcraft.

CEO Video Interview: Ray Dolan on Lessons from Davos, 6G and the Metaverse

6GWorld caught up with Cohere Technologies’ Ray Dolan. We discussed what impressions and ideas he picked up from the World Economic Forum in Davos and how these trends will have an impact on the evolution of the tech and telecoms worlds.

Money And Property in the 2020s – Are Telcos Ready For What’s Coming?

Money And Property in the 2020s – Are Telcos Ready For What’s Coming?

The rollout and evolution of 5G is being marked by discussions around open systems,; innovation on top of platforms, decentralisation and coordination using blockchain or decentralised ledgers. During the decade ahead, and the evolution from 5G to 6G, these new developments look set to reshape the telecoms landscape and operating models.

Strikingly, the evolution of financial services and of the metaverse – fundamental to any future digital economy -are being underpinned by similar forces to telecoms’ own evolution and are liable to co-evolve over the coming decade. There are both lessons and opportunities in these that the telecoms market would be wise to explore.

Countering the Attention Economy: Taking Back Emotional Control

Countering the Attention Economy: Taking Back Emotional Control

One of 2021’s hot terms is “metaverse”, an immersive online environment. It has great potential, but there is a clear risk to our emotional wellbeing if its economy is driven by engagement or attention in the way that today’s hyperscalers are. 6GWorld talks to one of the pioneers aiming to take digital services in a different direction.

Industrial IoT Everywhere: Marrying Satellite, Services and Business Models

Industrial IoT Everywhere: Marrying Satellite, Services and Business Models

In the second of a three-part series, 6GWorld spoke to Roel Jansen, CEO of Hiber, to explore the work they are doing on supporting global IoT services through spaceborne communications. Especially with the renewed attention that satellite communications is receiving from companies including Softbank, SpaceX and Amazon understanding how the environment is developing for companies delivering satellite-based services is particularly relevant.

APAC Telcos Rethinking What It Means To Be An Operator

APAC Telcos Rethinking What It Means To Be An Operator

Asia-Pacific has long been at the leading edge of technology deployment in the telecoms industry. Strikingly, at a recent event the standout messages were less about the technology and more about a change in the operator’s role, business models and mindsets where Asia-Pacific may be leading the field.

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