Webinar: Mobile IoT (LPWA) for Smart Cities

Start: Wednesday 25 October 2017 2:00 pm

End: Wednesday 25 October 2017 3:00 pm

Mobile IoT, also known as Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) in licensed spectrum, is ideal for smart cities solutions. Benefited from its low power consumption, low device cost, long battery life (up to 10 years) and wide area cellular coverage,  cities can become more efficient and make their assets work harder. Mobile IoT networks offer a scalable, secure and standardised way to connect smart city assets across a wide variety of services in an economically sustainable way. As a result, high quality of service and effective management and integration of the IoT attributes can be efficiently implemented into a city’s framework for service provision.

This webinar, delivered by mobile network operators, smart city developers and customers, will explore how Mobile IoT technologies help facilitate and speed up smart city asset implementation through use cases in various verticals, including smart lighting, smart parking, and smart waste management.

This hour-long webinar will take place at 3pm BST / 10am EST / 7am PT

This is the second webinar in the Mobile IoT Webinar Series, sponsored by Huawei. To view the whole series visit https://www.gsma.com/iot/gsma-webinar-series-2017-2018/.

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Featured Speakers:

Xiaojiang Pi, IoT Marketing Director, Huawei
Xiaojiang has 3 years of experiences in telecom IoT technical and business solution, marketing, business development and projects execution in Huawei Technologies, 9 years in wireless networks, from pre-sales solution, engineering & project management, operation support to customer services delivery in Alcatel-Lucent, 5 years of sales and project management of avionics, navigation and air traffic management in Thales ATM and 7 years of mechanical engineer in locomotive and automobile industries.

Ron Malenfant, Global SP IoT & Mobility Architectures and Business Development, Cisco
Ron is Lead Global Architect and Business Development for Cisco’s Global Service Provider Group. Ron is looking at Service Provider solutions and architecture evolutions such as 5G, 5G Enterprise solutions, IoT, IoT security, Smart Cities, Wifi, Analytics and the various monetisation models. Ron has been driving Smart City initiatives such as Smart City Wi-Fi as a Platform working with Service Providers and Cities globally. Ron, prior was the Lead architect for the development and strategy of Tier 1 Mobile SP Innovation Centers focusing on IoT incubation solutions and development of such concepts as Connected Athlete, in building location and monetisation models and Connected Soldier to name a few. Ron is a Member of Mass Challenge – world’s Largest startup accelerator working with IoT startups, WBA – Wireless Broadband Alliance, working with MIT media labs, along with consulting, mentoring Boston and Cambridge areas tech startups.

Martin Vesely, Senior Head of Sales Partnership, Deutsche Telekom
Since joining the Deutsche Telekom Group in 2004, Martin has gained broad experience in the telecommunications covering wireless, land-line and IT/SaaS. He has experience with marketing and sales to all business segment from SoHo/VSE to multinationals & government. As senior Head of Sales Partnership he developed new revenue stream under the M2M solutions and at presence he is responsible for Portfolio & Vendor management in Deutsche Telekom within the Smart City Europe organisation.

Neill Young, Smart Cities Lead, Internet of Things Programme, GSMA
Neill is Smart Cities Lead in the IoT team at the GSMA. He has over 10 years of experience in building M2M and IoT services and ecosystems within both mobile network operators and vertical service providers. Neill has been involved with programmes such as the rollout of smart meters and smart grid, introduction of connectivity for the first connected cars and development of several IoT strategies and standards for the home and city. At the GSMA, he has worked on guides to smart city services including crowd management, street lighting and traffic management, and helped leading mobile operators build their smart city strategies.

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