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Why Private LTE/5G is a Big Deal

Lee Mabie  (VP, Product Development & Strategy, Wireless Maritime Services)

Ken Rehbehn  (Contributing Principal Analyst, Omdia, CritComm Insights)

Ildefonso de la Cruz  (Principal Analyst, Government & Manufacturing Critical Communications, Omdia)

Kevin Linehan  (Senior Solutions Architect, Mission Critical Private Networks, Ericsson)

Adair Grover  (Founder & CEO, Wi-Fiber)

Mick O'Dwyer  (Sales & Business Development Director, Druid Software)

Mauricio Subieta  (Energy Segment CTO for North America, Nokia)

Location: W228

Date: Thursday, September 30

Time: 10:15am - 11:30am

Track: Private LTE/Utilities sponsored by Ligado Networks

Format: 75-Minute Short Course

Vault Recording: TBD

When most people think about 4G and 5G technologies, they associate them with large carriers serving more than 100 million devices apiece. But one of the fastest-growing segments of the communications market are private LTE/5G networks being considered by all types of enterprises. Learn how these networks work, the control they provide to enterprises, the most popular use cases, and the various business models that are being pursued. For enterprises, is the added control of a private network worth the added responsibility? Meanwhile, will multi-access edge-compute and network-slicing solutions from carriers prove to be an alternative to private broadband networks in some situations.