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5G Mobile Backhaul Networks: Intercepting Next Generation Wireless Networks

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Mobile bandwidth consumption is on the rise worldwide with no signs of abating. Consumers are increasingly dependent on social media and entertainment, which is increasingly video-centric that is driving bandwidth demands ever higher. This has led to key issues and challenges that Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) are scrambling to address by increasing their capacity, coverage, and an overall improved quality of experience in order to remain financially viable in a hyper-competitive marketplace with little to no brand loyalty. So, are there any new ways to improve capacity and coverage, while lowering operating costs with a quicker and more competitive time to revenue? Yes, the answer is Mobile Backhaul as a Service, which is taking hold in some regional markets, and is the focus of my presentation from business and technology viewpoints.

My presentation reviews the latest advances in mobile backhaul technologies associated with emerging small cells to existing macro cells and how capacity and availability is drastically increased while lowering the overall cost, complexity, and time to revenue. The current state of the emerging MBHaaS market will be discussed and how it can be applied to untapped markets, which allows MNOs to lower their operating costs while creating new business opportunities for wholesale wireline operators, tower real-estate operators, and Cable MSOs alike. As SDN and NFV adoption increases, these new technologies will find their way into the mobile backhaul network leading to new value-added services such as encryption, deep packet inspection, firewalls, and software-based routing, which are significant new strategic business opportunities. My presentation is based on real-world examples making it highly relevant and informative attendees, as they will learn how to adopt new business opportunities and revenue streams into local markets. New strategic directions from both the perspective of the MNO (customer) and MBHaaS (wholesaler) will be covered.

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  • CITIC Telecom International CPC Limited
  • CITIC Telecom International
  • Biznet
  • CenturyLink
  • Colt Technology Services
  • Shaw Business
  • Comcast Wholesale
  • China Telecom
  • MegaSys
  • Harris
  • Verizon Wholesale
  • China Unicom Global Limited
  • BTI Systems
  • Paul Hastings
  • Level 3 Communications
  • Vodafone
  • REDCOM
  • Arbor Networks
  • Wolfe
  • PCCW Global
  • Telus
  • ATLANTIC-ACM
  • Infinera
  • CoreSite
  • TNZI
  • Digital Realty
  • World Hub Communications Limited
  • Ciena
  • GTT
  • Telstra
  • Lumen Networks

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  • ADVA Optical Networking
  • CITIC Telecom International CPC Limited
  • CITIC Telecom International
  • Biznet
  • CenturyLink
  • Colt Technology Services
  • Shaw Business
  • Comcast Wholesale
  • China Telecom
  • MegaSys
  • Harris
  • Verizon Wholesale
  • China Unicom Global Limited
  • BTI Systems
  • Paul Hastings
  • Level 3 Communications
  • Vodafone
  • REDCOM
  • Arbor Networks
  • Wolfe
  • PCCW Global
  • Telus
  • ATLANTIC-ACM
  • Infinera
  • CoreSite
  • TNZI
  • Digital Realty
  • World Hub Communications Limited
  • Ciena
  • GTT
  • Telstra
  • Lumen Networks
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