AWS Partner Expo & Lightning Talks


Tue, 1 Mar: 08:00 - 18:00 CET



CC1.4, Hall 1



Session Description

These session are open to all passholders. Pre-registration is NOT required and seating is first come, first served.

All are welcome to attend and explore 14 AWS partner booths and enjoy over 20 lightning talks.


Please join us for AWS partner lightning talks by visiting the AWS Village Partner Expo (South Entrance | Upper Walkway | CC1.4) at the start time of each lightning talk.


The Partner Expo has a capacity of 60.



Monday – Tuesday:  8:00 AM CET – 18:00 PM CET

Wednesday: 8:00 AM CET – 16:00 PM  CET

Thursday- 8:00 AM CET – 14:00 PM CET

AWS is how communications service providers (CSPs) are reinventing communications.
Come explore the AWS Village at MWC, and experience over 20 executive level theater sessions, more than 20 partner lightning talks, an experiential AWS demonstration area and an exclusive Edge Continuum guided tour.  
Location: South Entrance | Upper Walkway | CC1 Area
Find the AWS Village Guide Here
AWS Partner Expo & Lightning Talks
Maximizing digital business agility with cloud BSS/OSS
Ari Banerjee, SVP Strategy, Netcracker
The combination of distributed public cloud and cloud BSS/OSS is anticipated to play a vital role in helping CSPs become more agile, digital, and innovative, while also significantly reducing costs. By moving modern BSS/OSS systems to the cloud, CSPs can deliver and scale on-demand digital services, automate operations from core to edge, and monetize their 5G investments. Join this session to hear how Netcracker and AWS are helping CSPs across the globe make this important transition. Learn about cloud BSS/OSS migration strategies based on real CSP deployments and the importance of using a cloud-native architecture with an agile/DevOps approach to take full advantage of cloud benefits.
Delivering engaging 5G streaming experiences with AWS Wavelength
Yann Bégassat, Business Development Director, 5G & Edge, Broadpeak
Ensuring pristine quality of experience on any device is essential in an OTT streaming market that has become highly competitive. Join this session to learn how content providers can use AWS Wavelength to easily stream their content from the 5G edge. Hear how using AWS Wavelength significantly reduces the risk of network congestion, leading to more deterministic network behavior and a better user experience. This is key to delivering bandwidth-intensive, time-sensitive content to big audiences, like those for live sports. Dive deep into how Broadpeak Advanced CDN deployed on Verizon public MEC on AWS Wavelength serves 5G/mobile users from the closest cache.
Private 5G/LTE networks with IoT edge compute using AWS IoT Greengrass
John Nye, VP of Technology Alliances & Partnerships, Ericsson
Private LTE cellular networks and private 5G network deployments are accelerating across the globe. In this session, hear about Cradlepoint’s (part of Ericsson) advanced user equipment solutions that support LTE and 5G to deliver improved 
How Working Group Two and AWS give operators cost and innovation superpowers
Erlend Prestgard, CEO and Co-Founder, Working Group Two
Working Group Two built a mobile core by natively leveraging the capabilities of AWS. In this session, learn how this not only provides radical simplicity and TCO savings but also allows you to leverage new business models when you can deploy a globally consistent mobile core delivered as a service. Explore how the next-generation operator enhances the very value of connectivity by making the mobile core easy to integrate with and build on top of. Building on AWS allows Working Group Two to bring the ecosystem dynamics seen in the smartphone space into networks.
CSG Ascendon on AWS: A game changer for digital commerce
Chad Dunavant, Chief Product and Strategy Officer, CSG
5G and the new digital economy are here. How do you bridge your 4G and 5G networks to monetize innovative digital services? CSG and AWS are working together to deliver innovative solutions for converged rating and charging. CSG Ascendon is an AWS Cloud-based microservices SaaS offering that can power your new 5G applications while maximizing the return on your current infrastructure.
Mavenir Converged Core going live on AWS in minutes
Aykut Demirkol, Solution Manager for Converged Packet Core, Mavenir
The world’s first fully virtualized, 5G SA network that is fully automated and leverages the public cloud is now a reality! Join Mavenir and AWS to discuss the benefits, success factors, and lessons learned from the historical deployments of Converged Packet Core as a Service to customers globally. Hear how Mavenir uses the AWS’s infrastructure such as Outpost, AWS Regions, and EKS as a foundation to deploy Converged Core in minutes
Accelerating end-to-end 5G automation in the cloud with AWS & Blue Planet
Kailem Anderson, Vice President, Portfolio & Engineering, Blue Planet inc
End-to-end automation is imperative for 5G. This session showcases how Blue Planet’s open and cloud-based automation, integrated with Amazon EKS, can help network operators accelerate every step in their 5G journey—from implementation to monetization. This includes proven, vendor-agnostic automation solutions for simplifying 5G auto-discovery and planning as well 
as end-to-end service lifecycle automation (orchestration and assurance) that helps expedite the path towards zero-touch network slicing across the RAN, transport, 
and core.

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