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Future of Connectivity and 5G

Delivering on the promise of Intelligent Industry requires seamless connectivity, ultra-low latency, and high-speed data access.

As companies pursue the future, 5G and multi-access edge computing (MEC) serve as the catalyst for change, unlocking incredible new levels of innovation, efficiency, and connectivity across various sectors.

5G isn’t merely the next big trend in the Telecom industry—it’s a revolutionary force that will fulfill the potential of Industry 4.0.

Deployed in conjunction with Edge computing, 5G delivers the high-speed, low-latency, and ultra-reliable mobile broadband that can reshape our world in unforeseen ways, fueling ground-breaking innovations and services in communications, healthcare, transportation, energy, manufacturing and beyond.

Capgemini stands as a future-ready connectivity partner, boasting 20,000 telecom experts globally, including 3,000 with 5G and Edge expertise. Since 2019, our team has successfully executed more than 1,100 5G projects, supporting 500 clients worldwide on their journey to transform their business and their industry with the technologies of tomorrow.

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What we do

Leveraging 4G/5G solutions to elevate Public Safety Mission Critical Communications systems

Capgemini is a trusted partner for public safety authorities and Telecom players, delivering end-to-end transformation of critical communications via 4G/5G networks. We serve as a resource for Communication Service Providers and authorities, guiding organizations in defining network strategies, designing and developing infrastructure, and managing operations and transfers.

Key services include:
Comprehensive program management
User transformation
Network & systems transformation
Business & operations transformation

Investing in advanced networks to meet the increasing demand for high-speed and low-latency solutions

Navigating the path to 5G and Edge, Telcos face a daunting array of challenges: high infrastructure costs, spectrum allocation, regulatory hurdles, multi-vendor integration, security, and interoperability, just to name a few.

As a premier system integrator, our team helps Telco operators seamlessly integrate their infrastructure, utilizing next-gen open connectivity to create transformative, cloud-based networks. Our automation solutions cut operational expenses, while our software frameworks simultaneously accelerate time-to-market and boost efficiency.

Leveraging the incredible expertise of our global team, we help our clients address the myriad of challenges they face, enabling them to craft unique networks that meet their diverse connectivity needs—all while enabling faster and cost-effective upgrades, optimizing CSP networks, decentralizing computing power, and delivering immersive, innovative services.

Accelerating the connected solutions development process by 30-60% with comprehensive software frameworks

Telecommunications companies face numerous challenges when integrating software frameworks, including vendor lock-in. Despite these challenges, the advantages of implementing such frameworks are significant. They offer quicker time to market, increased agility, innovation, and future readiness.
Capgemini provides comprehensive services to help Telcos efficiently adopt software frameworks, reducing time-to-market for innovative services, achieving seamless integration, and optimizing resource utilization. Our software frameworks provide more than 125 licensable building blocks and innovative business models for the co-creation and co-development of new technologies across all connectivity domains, helping organizations drive cost savings, improve customer experiences, and increase agility.
Software Framework Solutions for Wireless
Software Framework Solutions for Networks
Software Framework Solutions for SDN, NFV & Edge
Software Framework Solutions for Automotive connectivity

Delivering heightened reliability, uninterrupted uptime, and customized features to meet the unique demands of businesses with private 5G networks

For some organizations, establishing a private 5G network may be necessary to ensure dedicated and customized connectivity, meet specific operational needs, maintain security requirements, and achieve high reliability in their industrial processes.

Capgemini helps organizations accelerate this process, leveraging our collective experience in IIoT, cloud computing, security, ERP, Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM), analytics, and AI, as well as our robust system integration capabilities, to assist clients in addressing critical 5G implementation queries through private networks. Our support extends to operational and financial benefits, aiding in architecture selection, cybersecurity strategy, provider choices, operational models, and internal team structuring.

Key services include:
ROI-focused business case
Pre-integrated infrastructure solutions
Customizable Industry 4.0 applications
End-to-end ecosystem orchestration and integration

Client stories

Expert perspectives

Happy Birthday Capgemini Paris 5G Lab!

Cédric Bourrely
Apr 14, 2022

What we learned at MWC 2022

Pierre Fortier
Mar 4, 2022

Meet our experts

Fotis Karonis

EVP, Global Head of 5G & Edge, Capgemini Group
“Advanced connectivity, 5G, and Edge computing technologies are strong enablers and accelerators for this move towards a digital economy and innovative use cases. They allow industrial clients to redesign systems and processes and make them more efficient, agile, and intelligent.”

Pierre Fortier

5G Lead, VP Capgemini Invent
“5G holds tremendous value for virtually every vertical industry, and its application will prompt significant changes to the customer experience, operating model, end-to-end processes, core capabilities, and solutions across sectors. These changes will require Telcos to reinvent their business in order to support new ways of working.”

Monika Gupta

VP, 5G & Edge lead for industries, Capgemini Group
Drawing from over 25 years of telecom and IT expertise, I’m passionate about unleashing the transformative power of 5G technology for industrial clients. As a global leader at Capgemini, I guide organizations in harnessing 5G’s potential, driving data-driven digital transformation, and shaping a future where innovation knows no bounds.

Cédric Bourrely

Expert in Digital Transformation and Innovation

Anastasia Karatrantou

Senior Manager, 5G & Edge Business Development, Capgemini Group
“5G creates the opportunity to address industrial networks as an asset rather than a commodity—a concept that is quite often overlooked. 5G can deliver the predictable and highly reliable performance that is required to power all applications that are smart, immersive, and autonomous, helping companies deliver on the promise of Intelligent Industry.”

Nazirali Rajvani

Senior Director, 5G & Edge Group Portfolio, Capgemini Group
With more than twenty years’ experience working with mobile operators, I see public safety network evolution and mission critical services as a natural progression of 3GPP standards for 4G, 5G and beyond. Having experienced first-hand the challenges users face as the Technical Director for EE on ESN in the U.K., I help users and agencies to deliver future proof, reliable and secure multimode communications that help to protect and save lives.

Rajat Kapoor

VP, Head of Software Frameworks Solutions, Capgemini Engineering
Rajat Kapoor has more than 23 years of experience in developing advanced technology solutions for Telecommunication, Industrial, Defense, and SatCom customers, driving business growth in these sectors. Currently, he serves as the global leader of Capgemini Engineering’s Software Framework & Solutions portfolio, responsible for creating innovative offerings in the areas of 5G, Networking, Cloud/Edge, and Automotive space.

Ashish Yadav

Head of Strategic Partnerships and Technical Product Management, Software Frameworks & Solutions, Capgemini Engineering
Ashish Yadav is a leader with more than 20 years of engineering experience, managing strategic partnerships for start-ups and Fortune 500 global technology companies. In her current role, she is responsible for global strategic partnership alliances and technical product marketing for the Software Frameworks & Solutions portfolio at Capgemini. This group is responsible for building innovative offerings in the area of 5G, networking, cloud/Edge and the automotive sector.