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Network 2020 Summit


New for 2016 – Network 2020 Summit at Mobile World Congress Shanghai. As 4G evolution experiences are rolled out on a journey to an All-IP network of the future, join us to understand how to monetise opportunities such as RCS and prepare for 5G.

With Advanced Communications deployment building momentum we’ll look at the opportunities to monetise RCS and discuss how the eco-system can engage with value added services.

For the second half of the Summit we will debate how 5G can create social and economic value. Looking at cost effective universal connectivity and value propositions including enhanced mobile broadband, massive IoT and critical communications for an estimated 24 billion connected devices by 2020*. This is an opportunity to understand the benefits and challenges of 5G deployment.


13:30–14:00 Delegate arrival
14:00-14:10 Welcome remarks – towards 2020
Monetising RCS
14:10:14:30 RCS the path to 1 billion users
14:30-14:40 Panel discussion and audience Q and A
14:40-15:20 Monetisation opportunities with RCS
15:20-15:40 Panel discussion and audience Q and A
15:40-16:00 Refreshment break
5G – Beyond speed into a new paradigm
16:00-16:45 5G as a key driver of economic and social value
16:45:16:55 Panel discussion and audience Q and A
16:55-17:00 Closing Remarks
17:00-18:00 Networking drinks




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Alex Jinsung Choi
CTO, EVP and Head of Corporate R&D Division
SK Telecom
Dr.Choi joined SK Telecom in 2012 as the Executive Vice President and Head of Technology Strategy Office. He is responsible for building the company’s technology roadmaps and strategies, aimed at securing technology leadership in the rapidly evolving mobile marketplace.
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Ulf Ewaldsson
Senior Vice President, Group CTO and Head of Group Function Technology
Ulf Ewaldsson was appointed to his current position at Ericsson on February 1, 2012. Previously, Ewaldsson was Head of Product Area Radio at Ericsson’s Business Unit Networks. In this position, he was instrumental in helping to create some of the products that reflect Ericsson’s technology leadership.
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Sherrie Huang
Research Programme Head, Asia–Pacific
Analysys Mason
As lead analyst her research covers the entire Asia–Pacific region, and includes market data and forecasts for 15 key markets as well as thematic reports covering key telecoms industry trends in the region.
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Asha R. Keddy
Vice President in the Platform Engineering Group & General Manager of Next Generation & Standards
Intel Corporation
Asha is responsible for fostering innovation and industry standards in mobile communications, including investigating and developing new technologies, ecosystem intelligence and collaboration, and translating those activities into products.
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Marijn Kuijpers
Product Director
Marijn Kuijpers has 20 years of experience in Mobile Telecommunications, predominantly in the area of Mobile Messaging. Currently, owning the IP Messaging product line including Xura’s Communication Suite (XCS) and RCS-API / WebRTC gateway solutions.



*GSMA Intelligence, average of industry estimates.


Start: June 28 @ 2:00 pm
End: June 28 @ 6:00 pm

Mobile World Congress Shanghai

Organised by the GSMA, Mobile World Congress Shanghai (#MWCS16) attracts thousands of mobile industry leaders and consumers from around the world – making MWC Shanghai a truly unique and global event.

Network 2020 Summit

New for 2016 – Network 2020 Summit. As 4G evolution experiences are rolled out on a journey to an All-IP network of the future, join us to understand how to monetise opportunities such as RCS and prepare for 5G.

Read more and register to attend.

Network 2020 at Innovation City

We will be demonstrating examples of how RCS and 5G technologies can be applied in real-life situations along with our business tools and resources.

Read more about Innovation City.

Start: June 29
End: July 1
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