On-Demand Video Webinar: How does Mobile IoT fit into the 5G Future?

June 15, 2018



This webinar to explores how Mobile IoT can enhance a 5G future, while still providing capability for today’s key IoT applications such as smart metering, smart logistics and environmental monitoring. Best practice and recommendations will be provided by leading operators and vendors.




PresenterAmaia White
Senior Project Manager

Amaia is the Senior Project Manager for the GSMA’s Mobile IoT Initiative, which is supporting the industry in delivering commercial LPWA solutions in licensed spectrum (Mobile IoT). Leading a team of project managers, she runs and coordinates the delivery of numerous projects and industry engagement activities within the initiative that are aimed at accelerating the commercial availability of new solutions and the accelerated growth of the wider ecosystem. Prior to this Amaia has managed a number of projects both within Mobile IoT, and the Technology and Programme Services teams at the GSMA. She holds a BA in Linguistics from Leeds University and is a Prince2 qualified Project Manager.


Siva Subramani
Standards Strategy Manager
Vodafone Group

Siva is Vodafone’s technology standards strategist with overall responsibility for Radio Access Networks (RAN) standardization in 3GPP, particularly on 5G NR physical layer developments, LTE/LTE-A enhancements and features. Siva is one of the rapporteur of NB-IoT work item. His current focus is 5G NR features including cellular vehicular communication (C-V2X).


PresenterNicolas Damour
Director for Technology Partnership Development
Sierra Wireless

Nicolas Damour is Director for Technology Partnership Development at Sierra Wireless. He is responsible for innovation projects with industry partners and for relationships with mobile network operators in Europe, Middle East and Africa, to position Sierra Wireless as a partner of choice for fully integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the IoT. As such, he is also active in several industry and standardization groups, currently chairman of the GSMA IoT Terminal Steering Group and vice-chairman of the Board of Directors at the Open Mobile Alliance.


Olof Liberg
Master Researcher

Olof joined Ericsson in 2008 and has specialized in the design of cellular systems for machine type communications and the Internet of Things. He has actively contributed to the work in several standardization bodies such as 3GPP, ETSI and the MulteFire Alliance. Olof was the chairman of the 3GPP Technical Specification Group that initiated the work on NB-IoT, and is author of the book ‘Cellular Internet of Things – Technologies, Standards & Performance’. After studies at Uppsala University, Sweden, he received a Bachelor’s degree in Business and Economics and a Master’s degree in Engineering Physics.

This webinar was originally broadcast on 11 June


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