A look at what the 5G mobile network is, how it can be used and what can we expect in the future.
Tom Curry, Principal Architect, Mobile Infrastructure, BT
18:15 - Online session starts
18:30 - Talk starts
19:30 - Q&A
20:00 - Close
5G has been in the news a lot recently, but what is it all about?
Do we need another "G" (Generation) of mobile technology?
Is it safe? Is it true that 5G will enable Augmented Reality, Remote Surgery, Factory Automation and Self-Driving Cars?
What is the engineering and commercial reality behind current UK deployments of 5G and what can we expect in the future?
About the speaker
Tom Curry is a Principal Network Architect at BT. Tom was the lead architect for BT’s 5G Launch in 2019 and has also worked on many other projects at BT including:
- Integration of the BT Fixed & EE Mobile Networks
- BT’s Network Cloud (Private Cloud) & Mobile Cloud Core (4G/5G Cloud-Native Core)
- BT’s 4G Assure (2019 ISPA Award)
- BT 4G Femto (prior to acquisition of EE by BT in 2016)
Before joining BT, Tom worked at Alcatel-Lucent/Nokia, Cable & Wireless and Metaswitch.
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