6GSymposium Roundup Spring 2022

Last month’s 6GSymposium brought together 73 speakers from all walks of life to shed light on the commercial and technical paths towards 6G. They covered everything from the evolution of regulation and international competition to new network architectures and the role of new materials – through making money, sustainability and even how to win the battle of ideas.

6G: The Network Of Technology Convergence

Cellular technology evolution across multiple generations has consistently sustained the global economic growth. Each of these generations has uniquely contributed to boosting the world Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by addressing key industry pain-points and enabling new business opportunities not possible with previous generation networks. 6G will not be an exception here.

6G: A Network of Convergences?

Each type of convergence presents its own hurdles, even though we are already taking steps down those paths. And while the technology evolution is far from straightforward, the implications for business models, standards, services and processes are at least as important to understand. Join us as we unpick the strands that lead to 6G convergence.

Future Network Infrastructure – Who Pays and How?

The CAPEX demands of 5G infrastructure are already driving operators worldwide towards increasing network sharing and infrastructure divestments, while the growth in neutral hosting, private networks and more is also setting a trend which is unlikely to reverse. This leads to several questions for the future structure of the industry