All are welcome to attend. Please join us for theatre sessions by visiting the AWS Village Theater (South Entrance | Upper Walkway | CC1.1) at the start time of the session.
The theatre has a capacity of 120.
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 Village Theatre Sessions
Reinventing communications, together
Michael Singer, Managing Director, North America Telecommunications at AWS
Fabio Cerone, Managing Director, EMEA Telco Business Unit at AWS
AWS is helping communications service providers (CSPs) reinvent communications. CSPs are building secure and scalable software-driven networks, simplifying operations, and reimagining the customer experience to accelerate innovations designed to unlock tomorrow’s growth and monetize 5G. In this session, learn how AWS is accelerating business value in multiple use cases, working with industry-leading CSPs and an extensive network of AWS Partners to build and orchestrate cloud-native 5G networks, transform business operations, manage data to personalize AI/ML interactions, and accelerate innovation for enterprise transformation.
Transforming agriculture through cloud-based platforms for farmers
George Njuguna, Director, Information Technology (CIO), Safaricom
DigiFarm is a cloud-based Safaricom service that offers farmers convenient, one-stop access to quality farm inputs at discounted prices, input loans, educational content on farming, and digital access to markets. This session from Safaricom explores how the application of modern AWS Cloud technology for marketplaces, content, and education, as well as call center-based consulting, is driving the modernization of agriculture
Spectrum monetization: Deploying serverless 4G/5G core on AWS
Hanif Datoo, VP of Global Solutions, TELUS
In the 4G and 5G world, business value is derived from an operator’s ability to customize network slices for specific customer needs, achieving best-in-class resiliency and security while reducing cost. At TELUS, we’ve developed the Cloud Control Plane, a geo-redundant serverless framework built on an AWS BSS solution to unlock unique business value for customers globally. Join this session to learn how TELUS has been able to achieve unprecedented elasticity while reducing the cost of connection to just cents and mitigating security threats in near-real time. We’re excited to share our journey of running TELUS NFV on serverless AWS domains and its key use cases.
How IoT is changing from a networks to a software business
Ivo Rook, COO, 1NCE
Messaging was invented by operators and made big by software players. Unified communications was invented by operators and then successfully scaled by software players. The same trend is happening with IoT. Join this session with 1NCE to explore customer use cases that illustrate the transformation of IoT and the role of 1NCE and AWS in supporting this change. Dive deep into customer examples of IoT for the automotive industry and the smart city and utility sectors.
Monetizing 5G: The opportunity, the challenge & the critical role of BSS
Mats A Karlsson, VP & Head of BSS Solution Area, Ericsson
5G offers an unprecedented opportunity to deliver innovative products and services. Capturing this opportunity requires a step change in customer experience, the removal of barriers to service innovation, and the ability to dynamically charge and monetize services. How is telecom BSS evolving to provide new expectations of digital flexibility, agility, and functionality? How are CSPs addressing this evolution in the context of their journey to the cloud? Join this session to hear how Ericsson Digital BSS serves over 300 organizations and touches the lives of billions of customers. Explore what insights this can provide to guide your way.
Monetize TV services with server-side ad insertion
Scott Kewley, VP of Advanced Advertising and Data Products, Synamedia
Telecom operators are now capable of adding advanced monetization capabilities based on highly targeted advertising. This session explains how the Synamedia Iris solution has been deployed to offer a complete advertisement stack that places targeted ads to their subscribers. Explore how this allows subscribers to be better served with more personalized advertising. Additionally, hear how advertisers are finding in this kind of solution a much better return on investment and much more effective ways of generating awareness of their offerings.