5G Infrastructure Sharing Summit


Date: Tuesday 29 June 2021

Time: 08:00 – 09:30 (CET)

Location: My MWC online

Active Network Sharing has provided significant introduction and growth benefits for the last 2 generations of network deployments. It is common practice across Europe and Asia. The introduction of new technologies in the 5G Era, such as; 5G NR architectures, Active Antennas, Virtualisation, Edge Compute, Network Slicing and Open Networking will re-shape active sharing architectures and commercial principles, maybe even requiring further specification work. This seminar will discuss the forming GSMA Foundry project and the work that needs to be undertaken to accelerate the adoption of 5G Sharing

Official Partners

china telecom
China Telcom
Time Session Speaker
5 mins Opening Remarks and video Alex Sinclair, CTO, GSMA
10 mins Keynote 1 Liu Guiqing, Executive Vice President, China Telecom Mai Yanzhou, Executive Vice President, China United Network Communications Group Company Limited
10 mins Keynote 2 TBC
10 mins Business models for 5G Network Sharing Tim Hatt, Head of Research and Consulting, GSMA Intelligence
10 mins Lesson Learned and Experience sharing Zhang Xin, General Manager of 5G Network Development and Sharing Department, China Telecom
25 mins Technology Evolutions and New Trends Panel Moderator: Henry Calvert, Head of Networks, GSMA Panelists: Tian Yuanbing, Director of Planning and Coordination Section, 5G network development and sharing department, China Unicom Wang Jiayi (Alex), Director of RAN Solution, ZTE