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A new era of connectivity with 5G


What new opportunities is 5G creating and how much further will it take us in the coming years? Find out in our podcast.

From empowering the new world of hybrid working, to remote diagnostics and numerous industrial, agricultural, and education use cases, 5G is pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in all walks of life — but we’re only at the start of the journey.

Join Capgemini’s Pierre Fortier and Fotis Karonis, along with special guest Nadine Allen from Ericsson, as they discuss the rapidly evolving 5G landscape with show host Liz Lugnier.

5G is being built on three pillars: connectivity, for which huge investment is needed, data platforms, and the marketplace of applications. And, as we start to see its maturity grow around the world, our experts argue that it’s really important for governments to see that 5G and similar capabilities are now critical national infrastructures.

How does it differ to 4G? What about those regions yet to embrace either 4G or 5G? And what new skills are needed to match software development with industry specifics and the network-specific information required to industrialize 5G use cases? Looking beyond 5G, get ready to wake up and smell the coffee by the end of this decade — that’s a potential future scenario in the ‘internet of senses’ enabled by evolving network connectivity.

Tune in to our podcast to hear more about the fascinating reality and incredible game-changing potential of 5G.

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About the speakers

Nadine AllenNadine Allen
Nadine is Ericsson’s Head of Enterprise Business, Market Area South East Asia, Oceania & India. She focuses on growth in the areas of 5G, private networks, cloud technologies, security and IoT, and is an experienced executive in the global telecommunications industry. Nadine is passionate about the potential of technology to accelerate transformation for business and society.
Pierre FortierPierre Fortier
Pierre is Vice President and 5G Global Lead at Capgemini Invent. He has 17 years’ experience supporting telcos and industrial organizations across many sectors (manufacturing, aeronautics, public safety, railway, automotive…)  with business & technology strategy and implementation. He advises on anticipating the impact of 5G and other innovative technologies, and on building robust strategies and roadmaps.
Fotis KaronisFotis Karonis
Fotis is Executive Vice President and Group Lead for Capgemini’s 5G and Edge computing business. Using the power of the 5G technology ecosystem, he brings together the global skills, system integration capabilities and assets of Capgemini and its global partners to create innovative solutions and cutting edge 5G use cases. Before his current role, Fotis was the BT CTIO, Enterprise & the 5G Executive Lead at BT Group, driving the delivery of the 5G program.

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