What Will It Take To Unify Fixed, Mobile, and Wi-Fi Access?
ABOUT: What Will It Take To Unify Fixed, Mobile, and Wi-Fi Access?
Governments around the world have been clear that future networks need to deliver services as universally as possible. Meanwhile, the customer proposition of converged services across different network access types is also clear. Is that enough, though?
In this webinar we explore what efforts are under way to unify access to digital services; what the drivers and incentives look like; and what hurdles still remain before telecoms providers and customers alike can fully reap the benefits of unified access.
Who should listen?
Anyone involved in service delivery, network architecture, customer experience, service or application architecture, interoperability and standards
SPEAKERS & MODERATOR
Alex Lawrence is Managing Editor at 6GWorld. His mission is to bring together stakeholders from across industries, countries and disciplines to make sure that, as technology evolves in the coming decade, it’s meeting the changing demands of society, government and business.
Before 6GWorld Alex worked at the GSMA for 9 years, researching and arranging the agenda for events such as MWC in Barcelona and Shanghai as well as specialised regional conferences. He has been involved as a professional nosy person in the telecoms sphere since 2004, with short detours through industrial O&M and marketing.
If you’d like to talk to Alex about your ideas or projects he’d love to hear from you. @animalawrence or email@example.com.
Timon Sloane is the general manager of the Open Networking Foundation (ONF). Timon leads this open source non-profit which has been broadly recognized for its transformative impact on the networking industry.
Prior to the ONF, Timon has held executive roles at numerous technology firms, most recently with Ericsson and Extreme Networks. Timon has been named a ‘top 25 mover and shaker’ in the telecom industry, he’s served as an advisor for multiple organizations, and he is a computer science graduate from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Tiago Rodrigues is the CEO of the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA). Tiago is responsible for leading the overall strategy, together with the WBA Board, and the operational planning for the WBA. As well as overseeing the day to day management, Tiago takes a leadership role in understanding industry challenges and working with membership to agree the key focus areas and programs that need to be developed to ensure the wireless industry optimises market opportunities for Wi-Fi and works to resolve any business issues that impede the success of the industry overall.
Before he joined the WBA, Tiago spent 15 years at the Portugal Telecom Group. In his previous role as Head of Business Innovation, he collaborated with various departments within the company to identify and develop new business opportunities. Prior to this, he managed the Public Wi-Fi sector of Portugal Telecom Group where he was responsible for service management, development, strategy and internationalisation of the Wi-Fi service. He was also involved in strategic marketing, regulatory affairs, pricing, product development and roaming.
Tiago holds an M.Sc. in Economics and Management of Science and Technology, and a degree in Business Administration from the Higher Institute of Economics and Management at The Technical University of Lisbon He also has a BA. Honors Degree in Business Administration from Humberside University, UK.