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LSIF – Latin America Strategy & Innovation Forum

GSMA Latin America Meetings

Date & Time

Wednesday, 05 Jun

09:00 - 10:35


9:00 – 9:10

(10 min)

Overview of the Strategy Group   

In this session, we will introduce you to the GSMA Strategy, and we will briefly describe

1) How the GSMA is supporting the Identification of future opportunities and business models for operators 2) How the GSMA is developing industry-wide strategies to create value 3) The GSMA´s Think Tank the GSMA Strategy Group, 4) GSMA intelligence

Presented by Laxmi Akkaraju, GSMA Chief Strategy Officer

9:10 – 9:25

(15 min)


5G: The GSMA insights a reference for & from Operators

In this session, we will present a summary of the GSMA insights from and for Operators,

We will briefly explore the 5G economics, 5G Value drivers, 5G Cost Considerations, Business Case Considerations – The Hypothetical Model, 5G Readiness and Enabling Conditions.

We will explore the enterprise opportunity and present an economic case for value creation and cost management.

Presented by Laxmi Akkaraju, GSMA Chief Strategy Officer

9:25 – 9:45

(20 min)


The Operator as platform provider: The Digital transformation of KT (Korea Telecom)

IoT, Artificial Intelligence are at the core of KT´s GiGATopia and future convergence business: Energy, Fintech, Security, Advanced Media, Public and Enterprise Value Enhancement

KT´s 5G: Roadmap, Commercial Launch, services, Open Eco.

Presented by Byungki Oh, SVP of Global Business in Korea Telecom

9:45 – 10:00

(15 min)


5G in Latin America

Presented by Daisy Zhu5G CMO, Huawei

10:00 – 10:20

(20 min)

Megatrends 2019 – highly disruptive trends in the mobile industry

Foresight into what’s next – disruption and opportunity. Outlook on areas of particular relevance to the future business model of the MNOs

Presented by Edward Barker, Senior Director of Industry Strategy GSMA


(20 min)


Embracing Artificial Intelligence in the 5G era – The MNOs opportunity

AI is now the most central topic in technology. AI is a multi-year journey.In this session, we delve into the use of AI in the mobile ecosystem. Operators across the world – AT&T, Telefónica, Vodafone and NTT Docomo to name a few – are in the game, testing and implementing AI in different forms. Operators are introducing AI features into their networks – this serves as a solid foundation for the 5G era. Finally, we examine the intersection of IoT, AI and 5G

Presented and Discussion facilitated by Elisa Balestra, Senior Strategy Manager, GSMA