Bringing Value to Private Networks Digital Symposium

July 20, 2023

Bringing Value to Private Networks Digital Symposium

Date: Sep 13, 2023

The role of the telco in enterprise digital transformation continues to be a key source of growth for the service provider industry. Delivering on this growth opportunity is made more challenging by the perception that they are still primarily seen as connectivity suppliers, rather than solution suppliers, making partnerships difficult to develop.

This symposium will provide you with an opportunity to present alongside and in front of senior telco representatives working on their positioning and proposition for their target enterprise customers.

You will have the chance to share your expertise to help telcos overcome this challenge, understand and meet enterprise requirements, create business cases beyond the connectivity-only model, compete with hyperscalers, develop the killer app, and embrace high-security standards.

Bringing Value to Private Networks Day 1 Session 1: Finding the Value to Commercialise Private 5G – September 13, 2023

One of the key challenges with the deployment of private networks is providing enough value to the enterprises in order to justify the capital costs. The session will explore the driving force behind the private network deployments in the coming years, enterprise challenges and expectations from the network, monetisation opportunities for telcos and available solutions to help telcos on their journey.

  • What will be the driver for private 5G deployments in 2023 – 2024?

  • What are the key considerations the enterprises when choosing a private network supplier?

  • Does a private network provide enough value without the edge?

  • Wi-Fi vs Private 5G: alternative or complementary?

  • Where lies the opportunity for telcos to monetise private 5G?

  • What are the unique capabilities that telcos bring to this market and how should they compete with hyperscalers?

2:00 PM BST – Opening Remarks: State of the Private LTE & 5G Adoption, Ashish Jain, CEO and Founder of Kairos Pulse

The session will provide key trends in private cellular network and adoption in different parts of the world.

2:15 PM  BST – Service Provider Keynote: Mobile private network – key value drivers, Terje Jensen, Senior Vice President, Head of Network and Cloud technology strategy at Telenor Group

  • What are the main drivers for private 5G deployments?

  • Does a private network come with edge cloud?

  • What are the right partnership models?

2:30 PM BST– Sponsor Keynote

2:45 PM BST – Panel Discussion: The Rise of Commercialized 5G

This panel discussion will explore how to discover the value of private 5G networks and how to monetize them. It will feature guests discussing topics such as the cost of deploying private 5G networks, the potential operational and financial benefits, how businesses can effectively identify the value and potential for profit from such networks, and how to create a successful business case.

Moderator: Ashish Jain, CEO and Founder of Kairos Pulse


  • Terje Jensen, Senior Vice President, Head of Network and Cloud technology strategy at Telenor Group

  • Gary Baker, Private 5G, Edge Compute & IoT, Verizon Business

  • Nazim Choudhury, Director Market Development, iBwave

3:30 PM BST – End

Silver Sponsor: iBwave

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